Nicholas Hoult :
Nicholas Hoult, in full Nicholas Carandoc Hoult, (born December 7, 1989, Wokingham, Berkshire, England), British actor who was perhaps best known for playing Hank McCoy (“Beast”) in the X-Men series of movies and Nux in Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).
Early life :
Nicholas Hoult was born on December 7, 1989 in Wokingham, Berkshire, England, UK as Nicholas Caradoc Hoult. His parents are Glenis Hoult, a piano teacher and Roger Hoult, a pilot. He has three siblings, two sisters and one brother. His great-aunt was one of the most popular actresses of her time, Dame Anna Neagle. He attended Sylvia Young Theatre School, a school for performing arts, to start acting as a career.
Personal life :
Known For- Famous for starring in X-Men movie
Full Name- Nicholas Caradoc Hoult
Profession- Actor, Model
Age -32 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth- December 7, 1989
Birthplace- Wokingham, United Kingdom
Zodiac Sign- Sagittarius
Nicholas Hoult made his acting debut in the movie ‘Intimate Relations’ (1996). The same year he made his TV debut in the episode ‘It Ain't Me, Babe’, on the series ‘Casualty’.
In 1997, he was then seen in the movie ‘Mr. White Goes to Westminster’. In the next few years, he continued making TV appearances on a number of shows including ‘Silent Witness’ (1998), ‘The Ruth Rendell Mysteries’ (1999), and ‘The Bill’ (2000).
By 2001, Hoult had established himself as a talented young amateur actor. This was evident from his numerous appearances on TV shows that year like, ‘The Bill’, ‘Magic Grandad’, ‘Holby City’, ‘Doctors’, ‘Walking the Dead’, and ‘World of Pub’.
2002 was a breakthrough year for Nicholas Hoult, as he landed the role of Marcus Brewer in the comedy-drama film ‘About a Boy’. The movie was not only a box office hit but earned him the 2003 ‘Critics Choice Award’ nomination. He also won the ‘Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by a Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role – Male’.
From 2003 to 2006, Nicholas Hoult was cast in different roles on TV shows like ‘Star’, ‘Keen Eddie’, and ‘Mystery Hunters’. But his focus was more on banking on his ‘About a Boy’ success. Thus, he starred in three movies ‘Wah-Wah’ (2005), ‘The Weather Man’ (2005), and ‘Kidulthood’ (2006). Unfortunately, none of these movies were box office successes.
Nicholas Hoult’s most famous role came in 2011, when he portrayed the character of in Henry ‘Hank’ McCoy or Beast in the movie ‘X-Men: First Class’. He went on to reprise the role in ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ (2014), ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ (2016), and in the upcoming ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ (2018).
Nicholas Hoult has acted in some of the biggest blockbusters of the last decade. ‘Clash of the Titans’ made US$ 493 million against a budget of US$ 125 million.
‘X-Men: First Class’, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, and ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’, have in total grossed more than US$ 1.5 billion worldwide.
CinEuphoria Best Supporting Actor - Audience Award
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Golden Carp Film Award - International Best Ensemble Performance
The Favourite (2018)