Iain De Caestecker

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Iain De Caestecker
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De Caestecker at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International
Born 29 December 1987 (1987-12-29) (age 26)
Glasgow, Scotland
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present

Iain De Caestecker (born 29 December 1987)[1][2] is a Scottish actor and is best known for his role as Leopold ("Leo") Fitz in the TV series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.


The son of two doctors, De Caestecker began his acting career as a child. He had a small part in the 2000 film The Little Vampire before appearing in the United Kingdom television shows Coronation Street and Lip Service and studying at Langside College for a few years.[3] He landed the lead roles in the 2011 BBC sci-fi series The Fades and the three-part 2011 BBC series Young James Herriot.[4] He was nominated for a British Academy Scotland Award for his work in the latter.[5]

In November 2012, De Caestecker was cast in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.[6] Ryan Gosling cast De Caestecker as the lead in his directorial debut film, Lost River.[7]

In 2013 De Caestecker appeared in the video for Gabrielle Aplin's song "Please Don't Say You Love Me".


Year Title Role Notes
2000 The Little Vampire Nigel
2001-2003 Coronation Street Adam Barlow
2003 All Over Brazil Steven Short film
2009 River City Stuart TV Series
2010 Lip Service Darren TV series (4 episodes)
2011 The Fades Paul Roberts TV series (6 episodes)
2011 Young James Herriot James Herriot TV miniseries (3 episodes)
Nominated - 2012 British Academy Scotland Awards for Best Actor - Television
2012 The Secret of Crickley Hall Percy Judd TV miniseries (3 episodes)
2012 Shell Adam Feature Film
2013–present Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Leopold Fitz TV series (Series regular)
2013 Filth Ocky
2013 In Fear Tom
2013 Not Another Happy Ending Roddy
2014 Lost River Bones
2014 Liam & Lenka Liam Short film


  1. ^ "Twitter / Lil_Henstridge: Haaaaappy Birthday Mr". Twitter.com. 2013-12-29. Retrieved 2014-04-07. 
  2. ^ "Twitter / IMBrettDalton: @AgentsofSHIELD happy birthday". Twitter.com. 2013-12-29. Retrieved 2014-04-07. 
  3. ^ Galkin, Alexandra. "Discovery: Iain De Caestecker". Interview. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ Hurwitz, Emma. "Interview: Iain De Caestecker". Idol. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Young James Herriot Nominated for BAFTA Scotland Best Director & Best Actor 2012". Shed Productions. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  6. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (November 13, 2012). "Joss Whedon's 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Pilot Adds Two Agents (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on November 13, 2012. Retrieved November 13, 2012. 
  7. ^ Fleming, Jr., Mike (June 17, 2013). "Iain DeCaestecker Gets Lead In Ryan Gosling-Directed 'How To Catch A Monster'". Deadline.com. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 

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