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Meet A Member - Mark Rhino Smith

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Meet a member, Mark Smith known as Rhino in the UK 1989 SINCE winning the Junior British Championships in Bodybuilding. The only Gladiator in the world with his own nickname before the show.
Born and raised in Acton, moved here with my wife Simone and my son Brodie in March 2008, then we had another son born April 2011. Moved to LA to pursue Acting.

I chose LA as I wanted a fresh new start and originally came here for a film I was attached that didn't end going ahead.

What do you miss most from home?My friends and family. The banter with all my pals, a good curry and Jamaican food and a good roast dinner..haha.


What was your first impression of LA and has it changed since, if so why?
My first impression of LA, was WOW the roads are freeways are big and the weather is great. My impression hasn't changed, still big to me, the beaches, the weather.

The biggest difference I finding living here compared to London, Queens Park is walking, jumping on the train to get into town in 20 mins,…

Keep an eye out for one cool cat this Saint Paddy’s Day…

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Keep an eye out for one cool cat this Saint Paddy’s Day…March 20, 2016 11:36 m· Greetings Britlings…..Happy St. Paddy’s (Day) Weekend!
Photo: Marc Cleary Did you know that in March we celebrate quite a few saints birthdays? St. David, patron saint of Wales, of course. But, probably the most famous celebrated worldwide is St. Patrick’s Day, and as my good friend (and Irishman) Marc says it’s “St. Paddy’s Day”. He gets very upset if you dare to call it St. Patty’s Day! But did you know that St. Patrick was actually British? Yikes, I know, shocker right? According to Wikipedia and Patrick’s own 5th century tome, Confession of Saint Patrick, when he was about 16 he was captured by Irish pirates from his home in Britain and taken as a slave to Ireland, looking after animals, where he lived for six years before escaping and returning to his family. After becoming a cleric, he returned to northern and western Ireland. In later life, he served as a bishop, but little is known about the places w…