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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 29 March 1983Camden, London, England, UK
Birth NameEdward George Skrein
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Following a BA Hons degree from Central St Martins in Fine Art, Ed explored his passion for performing through music by MC-ing at music festivals around the world performing with Foreign Beggars, Plan B, Asian Dub Foundation and Nathan 'Flutebox' Lee. His first acting role was the lead in iLL Manors, a role written specifically for him by best friend, Ben Drew. This was followed by key roles in Kieron Hawkes's 'Piggy' and Nick Love's 'The Sweeney'. In 2013 Ed appeared on HBO's 'Game of Thrones' and made his British and French TV Debut in Canal+ and Sky Atlantics 'The Tunnel' a re-make of the Scandinavian Hit TV series 'The Bridge'. Ed then played the Carpathian mercenary 'Hjorr' in 'Northmen - A Viking Saga' and Saxon dweller 'Treden' in Vertigo Films 'Sword of Vengeance'. Ed is currently filming 'Tiger House' in Cape Town, South Africa. When not performing on a stage or studio, Ed is an accomplished athlete and charity fund-raiser. He has swum the English Channel for the NSPCC, cycled 1000 miles from Lands End to John O'Groats for KidsCo. and setup a successful Childrens Swimming Academy in Islington. Ed was hailed as a '2013 Star of Tomorrow' by Screen International Magazine.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ed Skrein

Trivia (1)

He has to wear a wig on Game of Thrones (2011).

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