Anthony Boyle

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Anthony Boyle
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Born (1994-06-08) 8 June 1994 (age 24)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Nationality Northern Irish
Occupation
  • Actor
Years active 2013–present
Known for Scorpius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Awards 2017 Olivier Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Anthony Boyle (born 8 June 1994) is a Northern Irish actor best known for his role as Scorpius Malfoy in the English play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (2016), for which he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. In spring of 2018, Boyle made his Broadway debut in the West End transfer of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Lyric Theatre, New York City, and was nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Play at the 72nd Tony Awards.[1]

Early life[edit]

Anthony was born in West Belfast, and attended De La Salle College[2] until the age of 17, he attended St Louise's Comprehensive College.[2] In 2013 he then began training at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff before graduating in 2016 with a BA(Hons) in Acting.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Onus Keiran Flynn[4] https://g.co/kgs/UHnP76
2016 The Party Mickey Magee[5] http://www.thisisirishfilm.ie/shorts/the-party-clip
2016 The Lost City of Z Trench Runner[2]
2016 The Journey Young Ian Paisley[2]
2018 Bad Drawings Scott[6]
2018 Tolkien Geoffrey Bache Smith[6]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Game of Thrones Bolton Guard[2] Season 4 Episode 6
2017 Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams Sam[6] Episode: The Commuter
2018 Ordeal By Innocence Jack Argyll[7]
2018 Derry Girls David Donnelly[6]
2018 Patrick Melrose Barry[6]
2018 Come Home Liam[6]

Stage[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Herons Aaron[3] Pintsized Productions
2014 Othello Iago[3] Richard Burton Theatre
2015 East Belfast Boy Davey (& co-writer)[3] Partisan Productions
2015 In Arabia We'd All Be Kings Skank[3] Richard Burton Theatre
2015 The Taming of the Shrew Biondello, Curtis, Merchant, Widow[3] Richard Burton Theatre
2015 Mojo Baby[3]
2016–2017 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Scorpius Malfoy[3] Palace Theatre
2018–present Lyric Theatre

Radio[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Frankenstein The Creature[3] RWCMD (with Big Finish Productions)
2016 The Tidebreak Alfred Meyer[6] BBC Radio 3
2017 Mayday Paul[6] BBC Radio 4

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Work Award Category Result
2016 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child West End Frame Awards[8] Best West End Debut[6] Won
Critics' Circle Theatre Awards Jack Tinker Award for Most Promising Newcomer[6] Won
Whatsonstage Awards Best Supporting Actor[6] Won
Evening Standard Theatre Awards Emerging Talent Award[6] Nominated
2017 Laurence Olivier Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role[6] Won
2018 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play[6] Nominated
Drama League Awards Distinguished Performance Award[6] Nominated
Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play[6] Nominated
Tony Awards Best Featured Actor in a Play[6] Nominated
Theatre World Award Outstanding New York Stage Debut Honoree

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cast announced for Broadway premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". 2017-08-02. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Meredith, Robbie (2016-08-08). "Anthony Boyle: Belfast actor enjoying rave reviews in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". BBC News. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Spotlight: ANTHONY BOYLE". www.spotlight.com. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  4. ^ Clarke, George (2016-06-27), Onus, retrieved 2016-10-06 
  5. ^ Harkin, Andrea (2000-01-01), The Party, retrieved 2016-10-06 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Anthony Boyle | Hamilton Hodell". www.hamiltonhodell.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-11-18. 
  7. ^ Billen, Andrew (31 March 2018). "Ordeal by Innocence: the Christie Mystery that almost got away". The Times (72497). Saturday Review. pp. 4–5. ISSN 0140-0460. 
  8. ^ "Anthony Boyle wins Best West End Debut 2016". www.westendframe.com. Retrieved 2016-10-06.