Adam Pearson

Actor and Presenter

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Adam Pearson is an award-winning disability rights campaigner, actor, presenter and speaker.

Adam has presented a number of documentaries for the BBC: Eugenics: Science’s Greatest Scandal (BBC Four), Horizon: My Amazing Twin (BBC Two), Adam Pearson: Freak Show (BBC Three) and The Ugly Face of Disability Hate Crime (BBC Three). His other credits include Tricks of The Restaurant Trade (Channel 4), The One Show (BBC One), Question Time (BBC One), Celebrity Mastermind (BBC One) and Pointless Celebrities (BBC One).

Adam appeared in the BAFTA-nominated film, Under the Skin, directed by Jonathan Glazer and starring Scarlett Johansson. His other acting credits include DRIB and Chained for Life which was released theatrically in the UK and US. Of his performance, The New York Times described him as “an actor of great charm.”

Adam is an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust, Changing Faces and Us in a Bus. He also won a Radar Award and a Diana Award for his campaigning work. Adam was previously included in The Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 List in 2020.