Elliot Knight

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Elliot Knight
Born (1990-07-10) 10 July 1990 (age 24)
Alma mater Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester School of Theatre
Occupation Actor
Years active 2011 - present
Known for Sinbad (TV series)


In June 2011, Sky1 announced that Knight had won the lead role in the television drama Sinbad which is his first professional role even before graduation from drama school.[1] The series premiered in July 2012.

Knight has been cast in "400 boys" along with Jodelle Ferland, María Valverde and Li Bingbing.[2][3]

In 2013, Knight joined the cast of BBC crime drama By Any Means.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Knight was a pupil at King Edward VI Aston School in Birmingham before studying at Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre,[5] graduating in 2011 from the BA (Hon) Acting course.[1][6]

His parents, Stuart and Lorna, are both teachers.[7] His father, Stuart Knight, works at Broadway Secondary School in Perry Barr, Birmingham.


Year Title Role Notes
2013 By Any Means Charlie O' Brien One of the main roles
2012 400 Boys (film) B-Big
2012 Sinbad (TV series) Sinbad Lead Role


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