Alex Hassell

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Alex Hassell
Born (1980-09-17) 17 September 1980 (age 38)
Years active2001-present

Alex Hassell (born 17 September 1980)[1] is a British actor. He is co-founder of The Factory Theatre Company, whose patrons include Ewan McGregor, Bill Nighy, Mark Rylance and Emma Thompson.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Hassell was born in Southend, the youngest of four to a vicar.[2] He trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama after completing GCSE and A-Level courses at Moulsham High School, in Chelmsford, Essex.

He has appeared in a number of stage roles, most recently as Hal in Henry IV Parts I and II, and Henry in Henry V, for the Royal Shakespeare Company.[3][4][5]

His first Hollywood role was in George Clooney's Suburbicon (2017), and later that year he appeared in his first major television role in the BBC adaptation of Jessie Burton's The Miniaturist, which first aired on Boxing Day.[6]

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Other works[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Who is Alex Hassell? The Miniaturist's Johannes and star of Miranda, Bonkers and Love Soup". The Sun. 2017-12-20. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  2. ^ Wise, Louis (2017-12-17). "Interview: Alex Hassell, star of The Miniaturist". ISSN 0140-0460. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  3. ^ Hoggard, Liz (2015-11-01). "Alex Hassell: 'Of course you hope people will say – yes, I saw his Henry V'". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  4. ^ Billington, Michael (2015-09-23). "Henry V review – Alex Hassell catches the conscience of the king". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  5. ^ "Alex Hassell | United Agents". Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  6. ^ Conrad, Anna. "Alex Hassell on his mysterious role in The Miniaturist". Retrieved 2017-12-27.

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