|Harris Dickinson Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||June 24, 1996|
|Girlfriend||Rose Gray Lynds|
Harris Dickinson is an English actor best known for playing Prince Philip in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) and Conrad in The King’s Man (2020).
Harris John Dickinson
Leytonstone, Waltham Forest, London, England, United Kingdom
- London, England, United Kingdom
- He frequently travels to Los Angeles, California, the United States for work.
At the age of 11, Harris enrolled in a performing arts school called Raw Academy and trained to fulfill the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LAMDA) qualifications by participating in youth theatre.
He enrolled in a college for a Bachelor’s degree in Film, Theatre, and English literature but dropped out because he was constantly behind on course-work due to auditions.
Actor, Writer, Director
- Father – He is a social worker.
- Mother – Teresa (Hairdresser)
- Siblings – He has 3 older siblings.
- Others – He has a stepfather who is a civil engineer.
Harris is represented by –
- Luber Roklin Entertainment, United States
- The Gersh Agency, United States
- Brillstein Entertainment Partners
- David Feldman, Brecheen Feldman Breimer Silver & Thompson
- TCG Artist Management, United Kingdom
6 ft or 183 cm
71 kg or 156.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
He has dated –
- Rose Gray Lynds (2013–Present) – Harris regularly posts pictures with his girlfriend on Instagram. Rose is a London-based musician who creates alternative pop music.
Race / Ethnicity
He has English and Irish ancestry.
- Tall and slender build and face
- Lightly freckled face
He was featured in a photoshoot for a Burberry Trench campaign in the past.
Harris Dickinson Favorite Things
- Actors – Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Peter Sarsgaard
- Dream Role – Willy Wonka (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
Source – GoldenGlobes.com, Esquiresg.com
Harris Dickinson Facts
- His mother knew he would grow up to become an actor due to his inclination to play dress-up and constantly put up performances for his family members.
- He was raised with 2 older brothers by his mother and one of his brothers was enlisted with the Royal Marines.
- At the age of 16, he got himself an agent and started auditioning for roles. At the age of 17, he briefly moved to Los Angeles to audition during the pilot season.
- Growing up, Harris described himself as a chubby kid. He got lean with the help of a structured fitness regimen of the Army Cadet Force, an organization he joined while going to school with the intention of joining the armed forces after graduating.
- For the first 3 years of his late teens, Harris did not land any acting jobs. He supported himself by working as a bartender followed by getting a job in a hotel.
- He worked his first job at the age of 14, working on a paper round. At the age of 16, he got a job at a cafe and took up temporary jobs such as litter-picking at the Olympics, and at the London marathon to make a living during his struggle to catch a break.
- He bagged his debut film role as a lead in Beach Rats (2017) after sending an audition tape to the casting director followed by a subsequent Skype call with the director and producers. Dickinson was selected after 500 American boys auditioned for the role.
- His acting coach and mentor, Graham Bryan is the founder of Raw Academy and also his girlfriend, Rose Gray’s father. The actor takes Bryan’s advice while working on all his scripts.
- Harris directed the music video for his girlfriend’s song High Again in one night.
- The actor frequently likes to point out that his birthplace is the same as that of veteran filmmaker, Sir Alfred Hitchcock.
- While filming in New York City, Dickinson observed that the people there have a very sarcastic sense of humor which is not there in any other part of the United States or the United Kingdom.
- He is fond of dancing and rock-climbing and is well-versed with Boxing (trained by his father), Golf, Ice Hockey, Ice Skating, Martial Arts, Roller Skating, Scuba Diving, Skateboarding, Skiing, and Swimming.
- Dickinson can play drums and guitar.
- Harris nearly gave up the idea of becoming an actor and considered enlisting in the Royal Marines but his RAW academy acting coach and mentor, Graham Bryan pushed him to continue honing his craft as an artist.
- Harris acquired his role in The Souvenir: Part II (2021) after Robert Pattinson dropped out of the project.
- He is trained in delivering dialogues in American, Australian, Irish, Scottish, and South African accents.
Featured Image by Montclair Film Festival / Flickr / CC BY-2.0