Keir Gilchrist Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Keir Gilchrist Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight65 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 28, 1992
Zodiac SignLibra
GirlfriendMichelle Farrah Huang

Keir Gilchrist is a British actor who gained prominence with his performance of the neurotic, know-it-all 18-year-old Sam on the Netflix series Atypical. He played the central character in the series who suffers from autism and showcases his life struggles navigating through high school and girls. His character helped shed much-needed light on the issue of autism and the struggles of being a teenager.

Born Name

Keir David Peters Gilchrist

Nick Name

Hollywood’s Favourite Outsider

Keir Gilchrist at Toronto International Film Festival in April 2011
Keir Gilchrist at Toronto International Film Festival in April 2011 (Ned Vizzini / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Camden, London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Nationality

British

Education

Keir spent his nascent years in a ballet school in London and later went on to attend the Annex Children’s Theatre. He also attended the Vaughan Road Academy.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Ian Gilchrist
  • Mother – Catherine
  • Siblings – Evan Gilchrist (Younger Brother) (Actor)
  • Others – Douglas Peters (Maternal Grandfather) (Banker, Economist, and Politician), David Wilfrid Peters (Uncle) (Economist)

Manager

Keir is represented by –

  • Amanda Rosenthal Talent Agency, Inc.
  • Viewpoint, Inc.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Keir Gilchrist in an Instagram post as seen in March 2017
Keir Gilchrist in an Instagram post as seen in March 2017 (Keir Gilchrist / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Keir Gilchrist has dated –

  1. Michelle Farrah Huang (2017-Present) – Actress Michelle Farrah Huang met Keir on the sets of the Netflix comedy series, Atypical in 2017. Sparks immediately flew and dating rumors were aroar. The two officially confirmed their relationship with Keir posting a picture of her on his Instagram in 2017. The two are usually seen attending red carpet events and seem very much in love.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Keir has Scottish, English, and Northern Irish ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Chiseled face
  • Usually paints his nails black
Keir Gilchrist as seen in February 2017
Keir Gilchrist as seen in February 2017 (Keir Gilchrist / Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

Keir has been a part of the WWOOF program, which is Willing Workers on Organic Farms.

Additionally, he has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • Deathwish Inc
  • Mynxii White
  • Schön! Magazine

Best Known For

Essaying the character of Marshall Gregson on the famous series United States of Tara

First Film

Keir Gilchrist made his theatrical film debut in the dramatic comedy The Right Way as Young David in 2004.

First TV Show

Keir Gilchrist made his television show debut on the romantic drama Queer as Folk as Jim Stockwell Jr. in 2003.

Keir Gilchrist Favorite Things

  • Hobbies – Singing, Watching TV, Movies
  • Movie – Okja (2017)
  • Role – Paul in It Follows, Sam on Atypical
Source Vulture
Keir Gilchrist in an Instagram post in February 2016
Keir Gilchrist in an Instagram post in February 2016 (Keir Gilchrist / Instagram)

Keir Gilchrist Facts

  1. He discovered his passion for acting at a young age.
  2. He revealed that he attended a free acting class near his home in Toronto.
  3. Keir is fond of animals.
  4. He used to spend his Saturday watching a movie with his father.
  5. He enjoys outdoor activities such as camping and hiking.
  6. Follow Keir Gilchrist on Instagram.

Featured Image by Keir Gilchrist / Instagram

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