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Christian Coulson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Christian Coulson Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 74 kg
Date of Birth October 3, 1978
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Green

Christian Coulson is an English actor, director, author, theatre artist, and photographer. Best known for playing the role of 16-year-old Tom Marvolo Riddle in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, he has also been cast in a number of other projects which include the likes of Mozart in the JungleThe Good Wife, Love Is StrangePeter and JohnI Am NasrineThe HoursCharles II: The Power and The PassionLove in a Cold ClimateJeffery & Cole CasseroleHornblower:LoyaltyGossip GirlLeaving Circadia, The Battery’s Down: Losing My MindWeirdsister CollegeAgatha Christie’s MarpleLittle BritainThe Forsyte SagaThe Four FeathersTake Me BackGaybyBite MeBrief EncountersUntil the WeddingHigh FidelityWiener & Wiener, and Nashville. In addition to that, his theatre credits include having been a part of productions like Romeo and JulietShakespeare in LoveJourney’s EndGhostsKing Richard II, and Festen.

Born Name

Christian Peter Coulson

Nick Name


Christian Coulson as seen in June 2009
Christian Coulson as seen in June 2009

Sun Sign


Born Place

Manchester, England, United Kingdom


New York, United States





Christian first went to Arnold House Preparatory School in London. Then, he received an academic scholarship and hence attended the Westminster School in London. From 1990-1997, he was a member of the UK’s National Youth Music Theatre.

He attended the University of Cambridge and earned a degree in English in 2000 from Clare College.


Actor, director, author, theatre artist, photographer


Christian Coulson has been signed with The Katz Company, Talent Management Company, New York City, New York, United States.




5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


74 kg or 163 pounds

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Boyish looks



Best Known For

Playing the role of a 16-year-old Tom Marvolo Riddle in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in 2002.

First Film

Christian was first seen in The Four Feathers in the role of a drummer boy in 2002. But, his role was uncredited.

His first credited theatrical film appearance was in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in 2002 as Tom Marvolo Riddle, the younger version of Lord Voldemort. He was 23 at the time of filming and played the character who was 16 years old due to his young looks.

First TV Show

Christian first appeared on the television show, Love in a Cold Climate in 2001, which was a miniseries. He played the role of Matt Radlett on the show.

Christian Coulson Favorite Things

  • Author – Charles Dickens, Irving, David Foster Wallace
  • Movie – Amadeus, Chinatown

Source – Facebook

Christian Coulson Facts

  1. The rock musical “The Fallen” had lyrics and a book written by Christian Coulson. The performance of the musical took place in 1998 at Bedford Modern School.
  2. His parents were abroad when he was studying, and so, he felt alone and like an orphan most of the time. He used his experience of isolation to connect with the character of Tom Riddle.
  3. Christian finds Toy Story to be the most inspiring movie for its storyline.
  4. Christian has directed Shorts in the Summer (at The Tank in New York) which is an annual series of short plays focusing on queer issues. The plays are written and presented by artists of the queer community.
  5. He has worked as the assistant director for the Off-Broadway production of The Effect at Barrow Street Theatre in New York City.
  6. Christian expressed his wish to reprise his role for Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince, but director David Yates felt that at 29, he was too old to play the character. Frank Dillane ended up playing the role instead.
  7. He is a regular feature in the world of theatre. He made his first appearance in “Romeo and Juliet” as the titular character Romeo at the Liverpool Playhouse in 2002.
  8. He has a penchant for photography and his works have been published in the New York Times, LA Times, Elle, Time Out New York, and some UK publications.
  9. Although from England, Christian moved base to New York City in 2010 to pursue his career as an actor and director.
  10. In 2018, he played the recurring role of Sebastian, a member of Andrew Walsh’s orchestra who later becomes a member of Hailey’s orchestra and moves to her flat, in the comedy-drama series, Mozart in the Jungle.
  11. Alongside Naomi McDougall Jones, Annie Golden, and Naomi Grossman, he co-starred as James in the 2019 romantic comedy film, Bite Me.
  12. He appeared as Benjamin Young, a lawyer and Simon’s on-again, off-again boyfriend, in the romantic comedy television series, High Fidelity, in 2020. It is based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Nick Hornby.

Featured Image by I Am Nasrine / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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