Nicholas Hoult

Nicholas Hoult

Highest Rated: 97% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Lowest Rated: 22% Dark Phoenix (2019)

Birthday: Dec 07, 1989

Birthplace: Wokingham, Berkshire, England, UK

British actor Nicholas Hoult seamlessly made the transition from child star into one of the top actors of his generation. A native of Workingham in England, he began acting in stage productions while still a toddler. His screen debut came at the age of five when he was cast in Philip Goodhew's "Intimate Relations" (1996). He began appearing regularly on television, notching guest roles on shows like "Silent Witness" (BBC, 1996- ) and "Doctors" (BBC, 2000- ). At 11, he found himself in an international hit when he played Marcus in the big screen adaptation of Nick Hornsby's novel "About a Boy" (2002). The film, which co-starred Hugh Grant and Toni Collette, was a critical and box office success. In his teens, he appeared as Tony Stonem in the youth drama "Skins" (E4, 2007-13) for two seasons. He also appeared in actor Richard E. Grant's semi-autobiographical film "Wah-Wah" (2005) and as Nicholas Cage's son in "The Weather Man" (2005). He began moving into more adult roles when he was cast in the remake of the fantasy film "Clash of the Titans" (2010). He gained notice throughout the film industry when he appeared as the gay college student helping Colin Firth's professor deal with the loss of his longtime companion in "A Single Man" (2009). He soon found himself immersed in the blockbuster superhero genre when he signed on to play Hank McCoy (aka Beast) in "X-Men: First Class" (2011). Acting alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, and James McAvoy, he would reprise the role in three subsequent films, "X-Men: Days of Future Past" (2014), "X-Men: Apocalypse" (2016), and "Dark Phoenix" (2019). Apart from playing the Marvel mutant hero, he starred in the fantasy adventure "Jack the Giant Slayer" (2013) and appeared with Charlize Theron in "Mad Max: Fury Road" (2015). With his blockbuster bona fides secure, he began seeking work in smaller films. He took to playing real life legends, starring as reclusive author J.D. Salinger in "Rebel in the Rye" (2017), inventor Nikola Tesla in "The Current War" (2017), and "Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien in "Tolkien" (2019). Teaming with Rachel Weisz (whom he had worked with as a child on "About a Boy"), Emma Stone, and Olivia Colman, he appeared as Robert Harley, the Earl of Oxford, in the Oscar-winning period drama "The Favourite" (2018). Continuing to expand his resume, he joined the cast of Taylor Sheridan's thriller "Those Who Wish Me Dead" (2020), alongside Angelina Jolie and Tyler Perry.

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Movies

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63% 85% Those Who Wish Me Dead Patrick (Character) $7.3M 2021
79% 100% The Banker Matt Steiner (Character) - 2020
50% 71% Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien (Character) $4.5M 2019
79% 40% True History of the Kelly Gang Constable Fitzpatrick (Character) $33.8K 2019
61% 79% The Current War: Director's Cut Nikola Tesla (Character) $6M 2019
22% 64% Dark Phoenix Hank McCoy/Beast (Character) $65.8M 2019
93% 69% The Favourite Harley (Character) $34.2M 2018
71% 60% Newness Martin (Character) - 2017
47% 44% Sand Castle Private Matt Ocre (Character) - 2017
29% 63% Rebel in the Rye J.D. Salinger (Character) $376.7K 2017
24% 35% Collide Casey Stein (Character) $2.2M 2016
47% 65% X-Men: Apocalypse Hank McCoy/Beast (Character) $155M 2016
23% 33% Dark Places Lyle (Character) $195.5K 2015
24% 33% Kill Your Friends Stelfox (Character) - 2015
97% 85% Mad Max: Fury Road Nux (Character) $153.6M 2015
36% 42% Equals Silas (Character) $32.1K 2015
90% 91% X-Men: Days of Future Past Hank McCoy/Beast (Character) $233.9M 2014
47% 34% Young Ones Flem Lever (Character) - 2014
81% 73% Warm Bodies R (Character) $66.4M 2013
52% 55% Jack the Giant Slayer Jack (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Underdogs Ace (Voice) - 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rule Number Three Matt (Character) - 2011
86% 87% X-Men: First Class Hank/Beast (Character) $146.4M 2011
27% 40% Clash of the Titans Eusebios (Character) $163.2M 2010
86% 81% A Single Man Kenny (Character) $9.2M 2009
No Score Yet 89% Coming Down the Mountain David Philips (Character) - 2007
54% 63% Wah-Wah Ralph Compton (Character) $233.1K 2005
59% 56% The Weather Man Mike (Character) $12.5M 2005
93% 55% About a Boy Marcus (Character) $40.6M 2002

TV

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21% 84% Crossing Swords Patrick (Voice) 2020
88% 83% The Great Peter (Character) 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2020
No Score Yet 31% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2020 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2019 2015 2013
No Score Yet 44% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2019 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live with Kelly and Ryan Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today's Take Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Enginuity Unknown (Guest Star),
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2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet etalk Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Social Guest 2015
No Score Yet 67% Top Gear Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Conan Guest 2013-2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet ES.TV Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Made in Hollywood Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live! With Kelly and Michael Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Graham Norton Show Guest 2013
No Score Yet 91% Robot Chicken Unknown (Guest Voice) 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Skins Unknown (Character) 2007-2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wallander Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Holby City Oscar Banks (Character) 2001

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