Nicholas Hoult

English actor (born 1989)

Nicholas Caradoc Hoult (born 7 December 1989) is an English actor. His first well known roles were as Hank McCoy / Beast, first appearing in the movie X-Men: First Class, and as Tony in Skins.

Nicholas Hoult
A young, Caucasian man with short, dark hair and facial stubble wearing a black shirt looks away from a microphone against a grey and blue background.
Hoult in 2019
Nicholas Caradoc Hoult

(1989-12-07) 7 December 1989 (age 34)
Occupation(s)Actor, model, productor
Years active1996–present
PartnerBryana Holly (2017–present)
RelativesAnna Neagle (grand-aunt)

Hoult then appeared in the movies Warm Bodies, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Favourite, Tolkien and The Menu. On television, he was nominated for a BAFTA Award and an Emmy Award for his role as Peter III of Russia in The Great.

Career change

Hoult began acting since he was 3 years old.[2]

At the age of 17, he played the character Tony Stonem in the British series Skins (2007-2008), a role that helped him make the transition from child actor to darker roles in the movie industry, achieving success and recognition.[3] And not It would not be until a decade later that he would return to a series to play Emperor Peter III of Russia in The Great (2020-2023), which gave him nominations for two Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award.

He began acting in Hollywood, beginning with the drama A Single Man (2019), for which he earned a BAFTA nomination. He appeared in the movies Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) and Young Ones (2014); the fantasy movies Clash of the Titans (2010) and Jack the Giant Slayer (2013); the superhero movies X-Men: First Class (2011), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) and Dark Phoenix (2019); the biographical movies Rebel in the Rye (2017) and Tolkien (2019); the romantic comedies Warm Bodies (2013) and Equals (2015); the black comedies Kill your friends (2015), The Favourite (2018), The Menu (2022) and Renfield (2023); the drama movies Dark Places (2015), Sand Castle (2017), The Current War (2019), and True History of the Kelly Gang (2019); and the gothic horror movie Nosferatu (2024).

Hoult is also a voice actor, providing his voice to narrations, audiobooks[4] and various animated characters; such as the animated character Ace in the movie Metegol (2013), ​the rabbit Fiver in the acclaimed British miniseries Watership Down (2018), ​the character of Patrick in the adult stop-motion movie Crossing Swords (2020-2021) ​or to the character of Jon Arbuckle in the animated movie The Garfield Movie (2024).

At the Trafalgar Studios theater in London he starred in the play New Boy in 2009.[5] He appeared on the annual Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2012.[6] He also appeared in a music video by The Rolling Stones.[7] He is a member of the Academy of Arts and American Film Sciences[8] and has his own movie production company known as Dead Duck Films.[9]

Ambassador of brands such as Tom Ford[10] Jaguar Cars,[11] Biotherm,[12] Emporio Armani,[13] and Jaeger-LeCoultre[14] among others.

In November 2023, it was announced that Hoult will play Lex Luthor in Superman from director James Gunn as part of the DC Universe.[15]

Personal life change

Hoult is the father of two children with the model Bryana Holly.[16][17][18][16]

References change

  1. Williams, Zoe (April 14, 2023). "'I'm building a patchwork quilt': Nicholas Hoult on fame, fatherhood and playing Dracula's wingman". The Guardian. Archived from the original on April 14, 2023. Retrieved April 15, 2023.
  2. Kinotico, ed. (16 April 2023). "Nicholas Hoult, el 'niño actor' versátil que se codea con la jet set de los actores británicos" (Web) (in Castellano). Madrid. Retrieved 10 December 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  3. Rock and Pop, ed. (7 December 2021). "Tony de Skins cumple 32 años: Así se ve hoy Nicholas Hoult" (Web) (in Spanish). España. Retrieved 10 December 2023. Aunque comenzó a actuar desde que era un niño, hoy la carrera de Nicholas Hoult continúa brilla con grandes papeles.
  4. "Audiobooks narrated by Nicholas Hoult". Retrieved January 16, 2024.
  5. "Skins' Nicholas Hoult Stars as West End New Boy". Retrieved November 14, 2008.
  6. Forbes, ed. (2012). "Nicholas Hoult" (Web). Retrieved 10 December 2023. Hoult hizo su debut como actor en la película de 2001 "About A Boy" con Hugh Grant, pero 2013 parece que será el verdadero año de revelación de Hoult.
  7. "Nicholas Hoult, el actor en ascenso que protagoniza el nuevo video de The Rolling Stones".
  8. "Academia Óscar extiende invitaciones a 398 celebridades". 2023.
  9. Dead Line (ed.). "Huzzah! Nicholas Hoult And His Dead Duck Films Signs First-Look TV Deal With 'The Great' Producers MRC Television And Civic Center Media". Retrieved December 10, 2023.
  10. The Fashionisto, ed. (11 July 2010). "Tom Ford fall 2010 campaing - Nicholas Hoult by Tom Ford" (Web). Estados Unidos. Retrieved 31 March 2015.
  11. "Nicholas Hoult Gets Evil for Jaguar" (Web). Estados Unidos. 6 October 2014. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  12. Biotherm (ed.). "Estoy muy feliz de anunciar que soy el nuevo Biotherm ¡embajador!" (Web). Estados Unidos. Retrieved 13 December 2023.
  13. neo2 (ed.). "Alice Pagani y Nicholas Hoult protagonizan una historia de amor perfecta para el 14 de febrero, San Valentín, en la campaña de Emporio Armani" (Web). Retrieved 10 December 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: editors list (link)
  14. "El relojero de los relojeros" (Web) (in Spanish). España. Retrieved 10 December 2023. Jaeger-LeCoultre reúne los talentos de los embajadores internacionales Nicholas Hoult y Anya Taylor-Joy en "El relojero de los relojeros", el Manifiesto que refleja la verdadera fuente del éxito: un homenaje al trabajo que se hace cuando nadie está mirando; los años de práctica que requiere la perfección de un gesto, de un movimiento.
  15. Kroll, Justin (20 November 2023). "'Superman: Legacy': Nicholas Hoult Lands Role Of Lex Luthor". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 20 November 2023. Retrieved 21 November 2023.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Booth, Jessica (13 April 2023). "Who Is Nicholas Hoult's Girlfriend? All About Bryana Holly". People. Archived from the original on 17 May 2023. Retrieved 2023-04-18.
  17. Abramovitch, Seth (18 November 2021). "Nicholas Hoult on 'The Great,' '90210' Audition & Childhood Fame". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 2 December 2021. Retrieved 6 January 2021.
  18. Brockes, Emma (2 January 2021). "Nicholas Hoult: 'Part of your brain doesn't want to walk down a corridor naked'". The Guardian. Archived from the original on 25 January 2021. Retrieved 6 January 2021.

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