Sebastian Joseph Deery was born in the UK in 1987. He first appeared on television at five years old as a choir singer and dancer with his school on telethon “Children in Need” in 1992...
He spent most of his childhood travelling in England, Ireland, Sweden, and Canada, attending over 20 schools in various countries...
He has been trained throughout his life in martial arts, music, acting, singing, and various performing arts classes and disciplines around the world, including the prestigious PCVS school for the performing arts...
where his professional career began, as he cut school to perform as an improv actor and stand up comedian at the age of fifteen in his local town. performing routines written for him by his stepfather. The late Best-selling Ojibwa author Richard Wagamese.
He now lives in Toronto working as an actor in mostly Independent television and Cinema and has appeared in over 30 short and feature length films. in 2017 he was signed by elite Toronto talent agent lisa Burke at The Burke Agency Inc.
In 2018, he played his first starring role in a feature film as Detective O'Brien in an adaptation of the Canadian Crime/Drama novel Absolute Anger by Brian T. Seifrit. The film is due for release in 2019
As a teenager, under the encouragement of his step father, he studied at Warwickshire college in music practice, with an award in music technology.
At 19 years old his hardcore metal band “Lavondyss” signed a record deal with a wolf at your door records. They performed over 300 live shows at venues across the UK. Being featured in magazines such as Metal Hammer, Rocksound, and Kerrang! And giving an acoustic performance live on Kerrang! Radio.
Their biggest gig was a television performance on T4 on Channel 4, where they performed “Escape From Disneyland” to millions of Saturday morning TV viewers.
Their debut album “Nibiru” received critical acclaim and won a People’s Music Award for Best Indie/Rock/Metal/Punk Song 2008.
He left the band shortly after to pursue work in the charity sector. He worked as a professional fundraiser, eventually managing large fundraising teams and raised over half a million pounds in a year and a half for charities such as Brainwave, Amnesty International, and Friends of the Earth.
He is still passionate to this day about human rights, equality of the sexes and against racism of all forms. THis is represented by the Amnesty International tattoo on the back of his neck.
In 2010 he moved to Bangkok, Thailand where he worked as a model and English professor until a flood in 2011 destroyed the university he was working at, after several months in the flood living in the emergency zone and working with relief efforts, he returned to Canada.