Charlie Rowe

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Charlie Rowe
Born
Charlie John Rowe

(1996-04-23) 23 April 1996 (age 23)
Islington, London, England
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present

Charles John Rowe (born 23 April 1996)[1][2] is an English actor. His film roles include Young Tommy in Never Let Me Go, James in The Boat That Rocked, Billy Costa in The Golden Compass, Peter in the SyFy/Sky Movies Peter Pan prequel Neverland, and recently played Leo Roth on the Fox medical comedy-drama series Red Band Society alongside Octavia Spencer and Dave Annable.

Life and career[edit]

Rowe was born in Islington, London, and grew up with a sister in North London. His mother, Sara, is a drama teacher, and his father, Chris Rowe, is an actor and writer.[2]

He got his start in the 2007 fantasy adventure film The Golden Compass and continued to make films throughout his teenage years, like SyFy’s Neverland. His aunt is the English actress Claire Price, known from the drama television series Rebus.[2]

Rowe was among the front runners for the role of Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War alongside Asa Butterfield, Charlie Plummer and Tom Holland but he, Butterfield and Plummer ultimately lost to Holland who got the part.

Rowe is based in Haringey and is studying theatre studies, English literature, music and photography.[2] Since finishing his a-levels Rowe now lives in Hackney with his girlfriend.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Golden Compass Billy Costa
2009 The Boat That Rocked James
2010 Never Let Me Go Young Tommy
2010 The Nutcracker in 3D The Prince / Nicholas Charles
2010 Disco[3] Greg Short film
2013 Walking with Dinosaurs Ricky
2019 Rocketman Ray Williams

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Jackanory Joe Jefferson Episode: "Muddle Earth"
2006 Robin Hood Young Robin Hood Episode: "Bad Blood"
2011 Neverland Peter Miniseries; 2 episodes
2014 The Secrets Alec Miniseries; episode: "The Visitor"
2014–2015 Red Band Society Leo Roth Main cast; 13 episodes
2017–2018 Salvation Liam Cole Main cast
2018 Vanity Fair George Osborne Miniseries; 5 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ CBS: "Salvation Cast - Charlie Rowe".
  2. ^ a b c d Evening Standard: "Youngest ever Old Vic lead role for actor Charlie Rowe, 16, and A-level exams too".
  3. ^ "Los Angeles New Wave International Film Festival - Spring 2011 Festival Winners: Short Film Best Male Supporting Actor".

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