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Overview (2)

Born in London, England, UK
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Joe Alwyn was born on February 21, 1991 in London, England. He is an actor, known for The Favourite (2018), Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) and Mary Queen of Scots (2018).

Trivia (5)

His American accent in Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) was so convincing that his co-star Steve Martin had no idea he was from England until a few weeks into production.
Son of Elizabeth, an author, columnist, and psychoanalytic psychotherapist, and Richard Alwyn, a documentary filmmaker.
Grandson of director and producer Jonathan Alwyn. Great-grandson of composer, conductor, and music teacher William Alwyn, who was born William Alwyn Smith.
His great-uncle (maternal grandmother's brother) is Bruce Kent, a political activist and former Roman Catholic priest, who was active in the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.
Auditioned for the role of Sam in Love, Actually (2003), but lost out to Thomas Brodie-Sangster. It took him another 13 years to land his first role in a movie.

Personal Quotes (2)

I want to be known for my work, and I want to be seen as human.
People who interest me are people who are slightly unreachable to a degree, or unknowable and slightly mysterious.

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