Biography

CJ de Mooi is an actor with extensive credits including London’s West End, the Edinburgh Fringe, pantomime and musicals.

His love of performing began at an early age and although his turbulent youth is well documented, he has never lost his passion for the stage.

In 2003, after competing successfully on a number of television quiz and game shows, he was asked to join a new programme called Eggheads, remaining involved for over 10 years.

With the publication of his autobiography and the upcoming release of his debut feature film The Renata Road, CJ has been firmly established as one of the country’s most intriguing entertainers.

A vocal critic of homelessness and HIV care, CJ campaigns regularly on both platforms. As a vegetarian, he is involved in animal welfare and is a health and fitness enthusiast, setting his marathon personal best of 2.58.30 in London 2015.

With his new interest of writing, CJ has already published several short stories and a novella. He is currently working on his first play, aiming to have it ready by early 2017.

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"de Mooi's energetic engaging performance is laudable"
Ed Fringe Review 2015

"...de Mooi trembles with untapped rage and sorrow"
Time Out 2014

"...an accomplished and nuanced performance"
Gay Times 2014

"CJ de Mooi... was brilliantly entertaining."
London Theatre 2013

"...even during the ensemble pieces I could not take my eyes off him."
West End Frame 2013

"...a tour de force of emotion"
The Times 2011

"CJ is excellent... a fine performer"
The Stage 2009

CJ de Mooi