Wayne Anthony-Cole is a professional British actor, who is currently playing the part of Lead Vocalist in Thriller Live! He graduated from the London Studio Centre in 1987 and has appeared in several musicals since then. Wayne has been part of Thriller Live! since the first time it had its UK Tour in 2007. He is a featured vocalist with different groups and has been playing across Europe with The Benidorm Stylistics. A multi-talented performer, he loves to keep himself busy. He has built a home studio to take his production and songwriting skills to the next level. Wayne also plays various instruments like the Piano, Mandolin, Bass, Guitar, Percussion and Drums. Not only these but his knowledge in music also makes him a popular DJ.
His many credits in musicals include playing Marvin Gaye in the UK Tour of Dancing In The Streets (2007); Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson and Percy Sledge in Sweet Soul Music (2007); Lead Vocalist in Thriller Live! (2007); Marvin Gaye in the UK Tour of Dancing In The Streets (2007); Featured Ensemble/Singer and Understudy in Dirty Dancing (2008); Featured Ensemble/Singer and Understudy in Dirty Dancing (2009, 10, 11); Lead Singer in Thriller Live! (2017); Lead Vocalist, Dancer and Actor Swing in Thriller Live! (2018, 19, 20). Wayne has also been part of the Frankenstein Monster Show at The Theatre Royal, Stratford East; Aladdin (Millfield & Lewisham); Tommy (Offenbach, Germany & UK Tour); Sweet Soul Music (UK Tour, Flying Music); Motown (Grosvenor Hotel & Dubai Corporate).
He has appeared in many commercials including Sky, Lloyds Bank and The Royal Variety Show (Victoria Palace).