Enoch at the 2014 NAACP Image Awards
|Born||Alfred Lewis Enoch
2 December 1988
Westminster, London, England
|Alma mater||University of Oxford|
|Parent(s)||William Russell (actor) and Balbina Gutierrez|
Life and career
Enoch was born in Westminster, London, to English actor William Russell and his second wife, Balbina Gutierrez, a Brazilian-born doctor of Barbadian origin. He attended Westminster School, a public school in London. In 2001 he was cast as Dean Thomas in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. He appeared in seven of the eight Harry Potter films. He also voiced the character in video games.
After the Harry Potter films, Enoch appeared in a number of plays throughout London including Coriolanus, Timon of Athens, Antigone, Happy New Year, and The Ballard of Salomon Pavey. He played Bainbridge, the Bloody Guardsman, in the Sherlock episode, "The Sign of Three". In July 2011, Enoch appeared at the London Film and Comic Con.
In 2016, Enoch was cast as Edgar/Poor Tom in the well received Talawa Theatre Company and Manchester Royal Exchange co-production of King Lear, for which he won much praise for his characterisation and the physicality he brought to the roles.
|2012||National Theatre Live||Philotus||Episode: "Timon of Athens" |
|2013||Broadchurch||Sam Taylor||Episode: "1.1"|
|2013||Mount Pleasant||Alex||Episode: "3.7"|
|2014||Sherlock||Bainbridge||Episode: "The Sign of Three"|
|2014||National Theatre Live||Titus Lartius||Episode: "Coriolanus" |
|2014–2017 ||How to Get Away with Murder||Wes Gibbins||45 episodes
Nominated – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2015, 2016, 2017)
|2018||Troy: Fall of a City||Aeneas||TV miniseries|
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