Elliott Tittensor

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Elliott Tittensor
Born Elliott John Tittensor
(1989-11-03) 3 November 1989 (age 25)
Heywood, Greater Manchester, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003–present

Elliott John Tittensor[1] (born 3 November 1989) is an English actor, best known for his role of Carl Gallagher in the Channel 4 show, Shameless.

Early life[edit]

He was born in Heywood, Greater Manchester and is the twin brother of Luke Tittensor with whom he starred in Brookside and the first series of Shameless.[citation needed]


In 2003, Elliott and his twin brother Luke had a brief appearance in Brookside as Terry Gibson's twin sons.

In 2004, Elliott and his brother Luke were cast in the shared role of Carl Gallagher in comedy drama Shameless. Elliott took over the role entirely when Luke left the show to become a regular on soap drama Emmerdale.

In addition to his role in Shameless, Tittensor has appeared in an episode of BBC One drama miniseries Moving On, entitled Butterfly Effect. He has also appeared in episodes of Silent Witness and starred in short film Protect Me From What I Want playing a gay character.[2]

In January 2010, Tittensor appeared on the cover of Attitude magazine. He also appeared in the video for Plan B's Stay Too Long and The Ruskins's Old Isleworth, alongside his partner, actress Kaya Scodelario. He's also appeared in the video for Coldplay's new single Charlie Brown.

Elliott revealed on Twitter that he is set to return to Shameless for the final episode of the final series alongside Jody Latham (Phillip 'Lip' Gallagher).

Tittensor completed filming in a new film about The Stone Roses called Spike Island, which was released in June 2013.

Personal life[edit]

Elliott Tittensor is the identical twin brother of Luke Tittensor. Elliott is from Heywood, Greater Manchester and attended Heywood Community High School.[citation needed] He was in a relationship with Kaya Scodelario from late 2009 to early 2014.[3] Their relationship became more public when Scodelario supported Tittensor after his arrest for an incident where he hit someone while driving an uninsured automobile.[4]


  1. ^ Births England and Wales 1984-2006
  2. ^ "Digital Spy - Elliot Tittensor". Digital Spy. 11 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "Kaya Scodelario has been secretly dating Shameless star Elliott Tittensor". The Sun. 13 January 2010. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  4. ^ "Shameless star Elliott Tittensor attacked outside court". BBC News (BBC). 2 November 2010. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 

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