Glaswegian is youngest recipient of Bafta New Talent Award
A 12-year-old boy who played a Scottish gangster in The Wee Man has become the youngest person to scoop a Bafta New Talent Award.
Daniel Kerr, who played a young Paul Ferris, drew raves for his mature performance in a movie that otherwise earned mixed reviews from critics.
“It just felt fantastic to even be nominated, it was a night to remember. I must be doing something right to win a Bafta,” he said, after picking up his gong for Best Acting Performance. “I could relate to Paul Ferris as a young boy, getting up to mischief.”
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BAFTA winner Daniel Kerr talks about Wee Man award
Daniel Kerr, who played a young Paul Ferris in gritty drama The Wee Man, chats to STV about winning the BAFTA for best acting performance at the BAFTA in Scotland New Talent Award - watch the interview here