Russell Geoffrey Banks was born on November 13, 1981. He is an English actor and writer. Geoffrey is best known for playing roles in remarkable horror films like a Ghost house, Pernicious, Cam2cam and Who's Watching Oliver. His birthplace is Northampton, but Russell grew up in London with his family except his father. After he turned twelve, he moved to the Isle of Wight.
He also suffered Dyslexia at a young age, leaving him behind at school. College expelled him after being caught selling fireworks. For five years, he worked as a market trader. Russell also worked in bars and restaurants, as well as cinemas and call centers.
He started his career as an extra in the film industry, later growing to a stand-in on movies like Hangover Part 2. He had his first lead role in Goodnight Gloria, and the co-writer of the film was Banks himself. He also traveled to India to shoot a movie featuring Kamal Hasan and Shekhar Kapoor named Vishwaroopam 2.
He won two film festival award in the year 2017, and successfully made to the nomination for a further three for his portrayal of Oliver who is a mentally unstable serial killer in the film Who's Watching Oliver, a film co-written by Geoffrey Banks.
In 2017, he won the best actor award three times for the work of Who's Watching Oliver. He won the best actor title in Bloody Horror International Film Festival, Vancouver Bad-Ass Film Festival, Fright Night Theatre Film Festival FNTFF and got nominated for the best actor award in Independent Horror Movie Awards, Horror Hound Weekend Film Festival.
He played many roles in different movies like in the film directed by Joel Soisson; he played a homicidal maniac. In the film Darling, he played a role of child kidnapper. In the movie Virudhagiri, he played a role of chief police.