Alastair James Murden

"...he has an impeccable sense of timing and possesses the kind of theatrical vision that is more gift than technique: the ability not only to remain unflustered by the chaos, intentional or otherwise, surrounding him, but also to draw on it to help fuel his performance." - ocweekly


is a professional actor, comedian and singer/musician based in Southern California. He trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, and has worked extensively on screen, stage, and in voice over.

Originally from England, where he earned his Master's degree in Acting and Musical Theatre, Alastair now lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Naomi Murden. He has also trained at UCB and is a member of the Improv troupe "Improv Shmimprov". Alastair is mostly known for his theatrical work in musicals, Shakespeare, and comedy. He also works extensively in Voice Over, having worked with LA Theatre Works audio drama “A Room with a View”, as well as portraying characters in Podcasts “Gossip”, “Mythology”, and many more.

Alastair is represented for theatre by Across The Board Talent Agency, and for Voice Over by CESD.

Between his sophisticated air and polished British accent, Alastair James Murden strongly resembles actor Hugh Laurie. [...] his Kimar is more solid than Kimars from past Maverick productions of the show, yet he gleans plenty of laughs, too, as from Kimar’s dorky, Jim Carrey-like laugh. -

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