Joe Dempsie Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Joe Dempsie Quick Info
Height5 ft 7½ in
Weight72 kg
Date of BirthJune 22, 1987
Zodiac SignCancer
GirlfriendUnknown

Joe Dempsie is an English actor who rose to fame after playing the character of Chris Miles in the teen drama series, Skins. His other notable performance includes his role as Gendry in the fantasy drama series, Game of Thrones. He has also appeared in a number of other TV shows and movies like Sweet Medicine, Doctor Who, This Is England ’86, New Worlds, One of Us, One for the Road, The Damned United, Monsters: Dark Continent, Dark River, Blitz, Burn Burn Burn, and Been So Long. Joe also enjoys a huge fan base with more than 250k followers on Instagram and over 200k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Joseph Maxwell Dempsie

Nick Name

Joe

Joe Dempsie as seen in October 2012
Joe Dempsie as seen in October 2012 (Imanolvillegas / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

Joe attended the West Bridgford School and also took acting lessons at Central Junior Television Workshop.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Lauren Dempsie (Sister)

Manager

Joe is managed by –

  • Troika, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
  • United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 7½ in or 171.5 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Joe Dempsie has dated –

  1. Larissa Wilson – It was speculated that Joe dated his Skins co-star, Larissa Wilson. They were spotted together on various occasions leaving the fans to guess about their relationship status.
Joe Dempsie during a 'Skins' party in August 2007
Joe Dempsie during a ‘Skins’ party in August 2007 (Erik Jensen1 / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Chiseled facial features
  • Sports a goatee

Brand Endorsements

He did a voiceover for the Clearasil face wash TV commercial.

Joe Dempsie as seen in Paris in August 2018
Joe Dempsie as seen in Paris in August 2018 (Estellecht / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

  • Having been cast as Chris Miles in the comedy-drama series, Skins, and as Gendry in the fantasy drama series, Game of Thrones
  • Playing a variety of characters in a number of TV shows like Peak Practice (2002) as Leon, Doctor Who (2008) as Cline, This Is England ’86 (2010) as Higgy, The Fades (2011) as John, One of Us (2016) as Rob Elliot, and Deep State (2018) as Harry Clarke
  • Appearing in a number of movies which include Heartlands (2002) as Craig, One for the Road (2003) as Joyrider, The Damned United (2009) as Duncan McKenzie, Monsters: Dark Continent (2014) as Frankie, Burn Burn Burn (2015) as James, and Been So Long (2018) as Krestel

First Film

In 2003, he made his theatrical film debut as Craig in the road-comedy-drama movie, Heartlands. The film was premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in August 2002.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance as Leon in an episode of the drama series, Peak Practice, in 2000.

Personal Trainer

He stays fit by working out at the gym on a regular basis.

Joe Dempsie Favorite Things

  • Co-Stars – Everyone from Skins
  • Line In A Play – “I start browsing hardcore p*rn sites while I look for news on the war. A common theme. Life.”
  • Post-Show Haunt – Nando’s
  • Film – A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)
Source – WhatsOnStage.com
Joe Dempsie as seen in July 2008
Joe Dempsie as seen in July 2008 (Jamey Howard / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Joe Dempsie Facts

  1. Despite having been born in Liverpool, he grew up in West Bridgford in Nottingham.
  2. He is a big fan of Nottingham Forest Football Club.
  3. He has also done some radio work which includes BBC Radio 4’s Black Hearts in Battersea and Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.
  4. His acting idols include Mark Rylance, Michael Sheen, and Paddy Considine.
  5. Had he not become an actor, he would have been a History teacher.
  6. He likes to relax by working out and watching the show, Curb Your Enthusiasm.
  7. If he could swap his life for a day with anyone in the world, he would do it with his co-star Lara Rossi to know what’s it like to work from her perspective.
  8. Follow Joe Dempsie on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured Image by Imanolvillegas / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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