About Mr. Boy
Diego Boy is a German-Colombian, professionally trained actor. Throughout his life he has lived in six different countries so far including: Malta, Colombia, Germany, Guatemala, Argentina and Australia. Raised bilingual, Spanish and German are his mother tongues, but is also fluent in English.
As soon as he finished his study as an 'Industrial Business Management Assistant' at Bayer Argentina he flew over to Australia. In Sydney he would first discover his love and addiction for acting which made him change his workingholiday visa for a student visa.
After completing two and a half years at the Actors College of Theatre and Television (ACTT 2010-2012) and the Master Module at the Actors Centre Australia (ACA 2012), he graduated from the fulltime Diploma course at Screenwise - Australia's Leading Film and TV School for Actors (2013-2014). An acting school that nurtured some of Australia's best talent including
Chris Hemsworth, Ashleigh Cummings, Isabel Lucas, Yvonne Strahovski and Nathaniel Buzolic.
At Screenwise, which only uses Australian Film Institute Award winners as teachers, he was taught by succesfull working professionals such as:
Denise Roberts, Kyle Rowling, Anthony Brandon Wong, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor among others.
Whilst at ACTT, he performed in “A Midsummer Night´s Dream” directed by Sean O´Riordan, “To whom it may concern” a group devised cabaret directed by Kirk Page, “Waiting for Lefty” directed by Lex Marinos, “Ivanov” directed by Winston Cooper, as well as other projects.
During his time at Screenwise he has been professionally employed as a voice over artist at SBS on the series Danger 5.
Since moving to Berlin the short drama film "An Honest Way", in which he takes on the main role alongside his Screenwise peer Natasha Proszkowiec, was released on the 25th June 2016.
Recently he appeared on the German ZDF series Aktenzeichen XY ungelöst.
“Unlike all the other art forms, film is able to seize and render the passage of time, to stop it, almost to possess it in infinity. I’d say that film is the sculpting of time.”
– Andrei Tarkovsky