Cowan in 2017
Elliot Aidan Cowan
9 July 1976
Elliot Aidan Cowan (born 9 July 1976) is an English actor, known for portraying Corporal Jem Poynton in Ultimate Force, Mr Darcy in Lost in Austen, and Ptolemy in the 2004 film Alexander. He also starred as Lorenzo de' Medici in Da Vinci's Demons and Daron-Vex in Krypton. Cowan most recently is known for playing King Henry Tudor in the STARZ series The Spanish Princess.
Early life and education
Cowan boarded at Uppingham School in Rutland. He later obtained a first class degree in Drama at the University of Birmingham, before attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, from which he graduated in July 2001. From 1994 to 1996, Cowan was a member of the National Youth Music Theatre. He plays guitar and cello, and has worked with the London Sinfonia.
Cowan has appeared in the films The Golden Compass, Happy-Go-Lucky, The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey, Love and Other Disasters, and Howl. His theatre work includes productions of The Revenger's Tragedy, Women Beware Women, Henry V, The Seagull and Camille.
He lives in Dalston, London. On 7 August 2011, Elliot swam the 16 miles (26 km) long Lake Zurich Swim race, to raise funds for Guy's and St. Thomas's Neonatal Unit in memory of Alfie Blacksell.
|2006||Love and Other Disasters||James Wildstone|
|2007||The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey||James McDowell|
|The Golden Compass||Commanding Officer|
|2009||Heaven and Earth||Captain Hatch||Attached|
|2012||Doors Open||Bruce Cameron|
|2013||Hammer of the Gods||Hakan|
|2009||Dragon Age: Origins||Ser Perth|
|2010||GoldenEye 007||Alec Trevelyan|
|Year||Show, Role||Theatre||Other notes|
|2019||A Doll's House, Tom||Lyric Hammersmith|
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- White, Lesley (26 July 2009). "Elliott Cowan plays Stanley Kowalski". The Sunday Times. London. Retrieved 30 July 2009.
- London Theatre Direct. Retrieved on 2011-08-27.
- "Lake Zurich Swim Results 2011" (PDF). Retrieved 8 February 2015.