29 Jun BREAKING: Actor Ashley Walters to receive BUFF Honorary Award
by Dan Bryans
The BT British Urban Film Festival will honour actor of stage and screen Ashley Walters with its’ highest accolade at the BT BUFF Awards on Sunday 10 September.
The BUFF honorary award is given to an individual in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, television or theatre. Ashley will be the third recipient of the award following actor Wil Johnson last year and Richard Pryor (posthumously) in 2015.
Walters a decorated actor in his own right has spent years in the film and TV industry, his list of TV credits includes Top Boy, Hustle, West 10 LDN, Small Island, Inside Men, Storm Damage, Silent Witness, Cuffs, Truckers, Outcasts and Doctor Who.
Ashley Walters said: “To receive this special honorary award from BUFF means a lot to me. In such a competitive profession, sometimes you look forward so much you forget what you have left behind. This is a welcome reminder. I would also like to say that I share this with my peers and supporters. Without them I wouldn’t be doing what I love. Thank you BUFF!”