Alfred Enoch

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Alfred Enoch
Alfred Enoch 2014 NAACP Image Awards (cropped).jpg
Born
Alfred Lewis Enoch[1]

(1988-12-02) 2 December 1988 (age 33)
Citizenship
  • British
  • Brazilian
Alma materThe Queen's College, Oxford
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present
Known forHarry Potter
Sherlock
How to Get Away with Murder
King Lear
Red
Romeo and Juliet
Foundation
Height6' 4" (193 cm)
Parent
AwardsPAFF 2021 CANADA LEE AWARD
FESTin 2021 Best Actor Award

Alfred Lewis Enoch, also credited as Alfie Enoch (born 2 December 1988) is a British-Brazilian actor, best known for playing Dean Thomas in the Harry Potter film series and Wes Gibbins on the ABC legal drama television series How to Get Away with Murder.

Early life and education[edit]

Enoch was born in Westminster, London, England, to British actor William Russell and his second wife, Etheline Margareth Lewis,[2][3] a Brazilian-born doctor of Barbadian descent.[4] Enoch holds dual British and Brazilian citizenship.[5] He used to live in the south of France with his parents when he was 2 or 3. He attended Westminster School,[6] a historic public school in Westminster, London.

Enoch is a fluent speaker of English, French,[7] Portuguese,[8] and Spanish, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Languages from The Queen's College, Oxford.

Career[edit]

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,[9] Timon of Athens,[10] Antigone, Happy New. He played Bainbridge, the Bloody Guardsman, in the Sherlock episode, "The Sign of Three".

In 2014, Enoch was cast in the series regular role of Wes Gibbins in the ABC legal drama series, How to Get Away with Murder produced by Shonda Rhimes.[11][12]

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.[13][14][15][16]

Enoch returned to the West End in the 2018 revival of Red at Wyndham's Theatre, starring alongside Alfred Molina.[17] And also in 2018, he played Aeneas, in BBC ONE & Netflix TV miniseries 'Troy: Fall of a City'.

The following year Alfred Enoch took the leading role 'Jamie McCain' in BBC drama Trust Me series 2.

In 2020, Enoch returned for two episodes of How to Get Away with Murder's sixth season but in the separate role of the adult version of Christopher Castillo, Wes' son.

In 2021, he played Romeo in a production of Romeo and Juliet at the Globe Theatre in London,[18] and he also played Raych Seldon in Apple TV+ series 'Foundation'.[19]

Alfred Enoch returned to the special featuring 'Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts ' in 2022.[20] And he will also be embarking on a new career exploration as the Dramaturg for 'Shades of Blue' at Sadler's Wells in May .[21]

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 The Ballad of Salomon Pavey Kit Webster National Youth Music Theatre at Shakespeare's Globe & Tour[22]
2008 The Tempest Ferdinand Tomahawk Theatre[23]
2011 The Seagull Trigorin Oxford Playhouse[24]
2011 Dinner Mike Edinburgh Fringe Festival[25]
2012 Happy New Brothers Danny Made professional London stage debut at the Old Red Lion.[26]
2012 Timon of Athens Philotus National Theatre[27]
2012 Antigone Chorus National Theatre[28]
2014 Coriolanus Titus Lartius Donmar Warehouse[29]
2016 King Lear Edgar/Poor Tom Royal Exchange[30]
2018 Red Ken Wyndham's Theatre/MGC[31]
2019 Tree Kaleo Young Vic theatre[32]
2020 CRAVE B Chichester Festival Theatre[33]
2020 What A Carve Up![34] Raymond Owen The Barn Theatre, Lawrence Batley Theatre and New Wolsey Theatre[35] (Online)
2021 The Picture of Dorian Gray[36] Lord Henry Wotton Theatr Clwyd, Barn Theatre, Oxford Playhouse, the New Wolsey Theatre, Lawrence Batley Theatre[37] (Online)
2021 Watch on the Rhine[38] David Broadway's Best Shows (U.S)[38] (Online)
2021 Romeo and Juliet Romeo Shakespeare's Globe[39]
2022 Shades of Blue None Dramaturg only. Sadler's Wells Theatre[40]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Dean Thomas
2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
2020 Executive Order[41] Antônio Rodrigues
2020 Tigers[42] Ryan
TBA The Critic Filming

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Broadchurch Sam Taylor Episode: "1.1"
2013 Mount Pleasant Alex Episode: "3.7"
2014 Sherlock Stephen Bainbridge Episode: "The Sign of Three"
2014–17 How to Get Away with Murder Wesley "Wes" Gibbins Main role (Season 1–3); 47 episodes
Recurring role (Season 4); 4 episodes
2020 Christopher Castillo Episode: "Stay"
2018 Troy: Fall of a City Aeneas Main role; 8 episodes
2019 Trust Me Jamie McCain Main role (Season 2); 4 episodes
2021–present Foundation Raych Seldon Recurring role
2022 Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts Himself HBO Max Special

Audio[edit]

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Dean Thomas voice, as Alfie Enoch
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Dean Thomas voice, as Alfie Enoch
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Dean Thomas voice, as Alfie Enoch
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Dean Thomas voice, as Alfie Enoch

Audiobook[edit]

Year Title Author Notes
2020 The Secret Explorers Series[43] SJ King DK Audio
2020 How the Beetle Got Its Colours Brazilian folktale Wonderful Beast:Lockdown Tales[44]
2021 Car Crash[45] Eddie Robson Bafflegab Productions[46]
2022 120th anniversary of The Tale of Peter Rabbit Beatrix Potter Yoto & Penguin Audio[47]
2022 My Sweet Orange Tree José Mauro de Vasconcelos Audible Studios

Audio drama[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2020 Electric Decade: Cane BBC Radio 4[48]
2021 The Hand of Ethelberta Christopher Julian BBC Radio 4[49]
2021 Lights Up: Dedication William Shakespeare (Main) BBC Radio 4[50]
2021 Running With Lions Joshua BBC Radio 4 & Talawa[51]
2022 Darkness Lord Byron (Main) BBC Radio 4[52]
2022 Strings Rez BBC Radio 3[53]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2015 NAACP Image Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series How to Get Away with Murder Nominated
2016 Nominated
2017 Nominated
2018 IARA AWARDS Best Young Actor Nominated
2021 Pan African Film Festival Canada Lee Award Executive Order(Medida Provisória Won
2021 FESTin Best Actor Award Won

References[edit]

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  14. ^ "Don Warrington's King Lear is a heartbreaking tour de force". The Daily Telegraph. London.
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  50. ^ "BBC Radio 4 – Drama, Lights Up: Dedication (Part 1)". BBC. Retrieved 30 November 2021.
  51. ^ "BBC Radio 4 and Talawa showcase three new audio dramas by rising talents | Cast includes Alfred Enoch, Lydia West, Sharon D Clarke and more!". At The Theatre. 25 April 2021. Retrieved 24 November 2021.
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