Mitchell Scott Hewer (born 1 July 1989) is an English actor, best known for the role of Maxxie Oliver in the E4 teen drama Skins. He has also starred in Britannia High as the all-round talent Danny Miller. At the end of the second season of Skins, his character — along with the rest of the main cast — was written out of the show.


Born in Bristol, Hewer trained at South West Academy of Dramatic Arts,[6] and has appeared in the music video "The Club" by Lisa Morgan. [7] He also has a sister named Samantha.


In 2007, Hewer was cast as Maxxie Oliver, a gay character, in the teen drama, Skins. Hewer appeared on the cover of the March and October 2007 issues of gay lifestyle magazine Attitude, where the magazine did a "Gays on TV" feature which included stars from Skins, Hollyoaks, Coronation Street and Shameless.[8] He also appeared nude in the June 2008 issue of Cosmopolitan in aid of testicular cancer research.[9][10]

Hewer starred in the music drama, Britannia High, in the role of Danny Miller, where he also appears on the Britannia High soundtrack.[11] He also appeared on the popular ITV and ITV2 shows Xtra Factor, This Morning, Richard and Judy's New Position and on the BBC comedy show Never Mind the Buzzcocks alongside team captain Davina McCall and singer Alesha Dixon.

In December 2009, Hewer appeared in the musical Never Forget, based on the songs of boyband Take That. He played stripper Dirty Harry alongside Michelle Collins. The show took place at Fairfield Halls in Croydon, London.[12][13]

In 2014, he appeared as Ben in Nightlight[14] and as Steven Stevens in Behaving Badly, the film adaptation of Ric Browde's novel While I'm Dead Feed the Dog.

Hewer joined the cast of Casualty as Mickey Ellisson in 2017.[15]


2007-2008SkinsMaxxie OliverMain Cast (19 episodes)
2008Britannia HighDanny MillerLead Role (9 episodes)
2014Behaving BadlySteven StevensWith Nat Wolff and Selena Gomez
2016, 2017CasualtyMickey EllissonRecurring Role (8 episodes)