Iain De Caestecker
|Iain De Caestecker|
Iain De Caestecker at WonderCon 2018
29 December 1987|
|Alma mater||Langside College|
Iain De Caestecker (/
His mother, Dr. Linda De Caestecker, is Director of Public Health (DPH) for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, the largest health board in Scotland. She worked as an obstetrician and gynecologist, working in different parts of the United Kingdom and in West Africa. She is an honorary professor at the University of Glasgow.
De Caestecker began his acting career as a child. In 2000 he landed a minor role in the comedy horror film. He also won 2000 BAFTA Scotland as a child The Little Vampire before appearing in the television shows Coronation Street and Lip Service.
Psychological horror film In Fear premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews. In that same year he appeared in Filth and Not Another Happy Ending; the latter earned him his second BAFTA Scotland nomination, this time in the Best Actor/Actress – Film category. He also appeared in the music video for Gabrielle Aplin's song "Please Don't Say You Love Me".
In 2013, De Caestecker landed a series regular role on the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. That same year, De Caestecker was cast in the lead role of Ryan Gosling's feature directorial debut Lost River. The film premiered in competition in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, and was released in the U.S. on 10 April 2015.
In 2016, his Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. character was animated for an episode of Disney XD's Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man Vs. The Sinister 6, the actor lent his voice.
In 2017, De Caestecker was cast in J.J. Abrams' supernatural war film Overlord, slated for a worldwide release on 9 November 2018. The plot follows several American soldiers who get stuck behind enemy lines after D-Day and discover secret Nazi experiments. The movie is directed by Julius Avery and written by Billy Ray (Captain Phillips) and Mark L. Smith (The Revenant).
|1999||Billy and Zorba||Billy||Short film|
|2000||The Little Vampire||Nigel|
|2003||16 Years of Alcohol||Frankie (as a boy)|
|2003||All Over Brazil||Steven||Short film|
|2013||In Fear||Tom||Official Sundance selection|
|2013||Not Another Happy Ending||Roddy|
|2014||Lost River||Bones||Official Cannes Film Festival selection|
|2014||Liam and Lenka||Liam||Short film|
|2001–2003||Coronation Street||Adam Barlow||21 episodes|
|2001||Monarch of the Glen||Angus 'Ricky' MacDonald||Episode: "Episode #2.8"|
Credited as Iain Decaestecker
|2002||Rockface||Dan||Episode: "Episode #1.3"|
|2009||River City||Stuart||Episode: "Episode #1.607"|
|2009||Taggart||Davy Kincaid||Episode: "So Long Baby"|
|2010||Lip Service||Darren||4 episodes|
|2011||The Fades||Paul Roberts||Miniseries; 6 episodes|
|2011||Young James Herriot||James Herriot||Miniseries; 3 episodes|
|2012||The Secret of Crickley Hall||Young Percy Judd||Miniseries; 3 episodes|
|2013–present||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Agent Leo Fitz||Main cast, 106 episodes|
|2016||Ultimate Spider-Man vs. the Sinister 6||Agent Leo Fitz (voice)||Episode: "Lizards"|
|2016||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot||Agent Leo Fitz||Web series; episode: "Progress"|
|2012||Assassin's Creed III||Fillan McCarthy (voice)|
|2013||"Please Don't Say You Love Me"||Gabrielle Aplin||Boyfriend|
Awards and nominations
|2012||BAFTA Scotland Award||Best Actor/Actress – Television||Young James Herriot||Nominated|
|2013||Best Actor/Actress – Film||Not Another Happy Ending||Nominated|
|2014||SET Awards||SET Engineer Award||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Won|
|2015||TVLine's Performer of the Week||N/A||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (episode: "Laws of Nature")||Won|
|2017||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (episode: "Self Control"; shared with Elizabeth Henstridge)||Nominated|
|2017||TVLine's Performer of the Year||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Nominated|
- Dobbins, Amanda (12 September 2013). "HAIM, Llewyn Davis, and Chiwetel Ejiofor: Your Fall 2013 Pronunciation Guide". Vulture. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
- Henstridge, Elizabeth [@Lil_Henstridge] (29 December 2013). "Haaaaappy Birthday Mr @IdeCaestecker !! Watch out Scotland! xx" (Tweet). Retrieved 7 April 2014 – via Twitter.
- Dalton, Brett [@IMBrettDalton] (29 December 2013). "@AgentsofSHIELD happy birthday to @IdeCaestecker the coolest scientist in the world who also happens to be my best friend #wardfitz4ever" (Tweet). Retrieved 7 April 2014 – via Twitter.
- "LA-based British actor Iain De Caestecker: 'I miss the rain quite a lot'". Metro UK. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
- "The hunt is on to find the Queen of Scots who makes real difference to the lives of others". eveningtimes.co.uk. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
- "BBC - Interview with Iain de Caestecker - Media Centre". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
- Galkin, Alexandra. "Discovery: Iain De Caestecker". Interview. Retrieved 7 April 2013.
- "Young James Herriot Nominated for BAFTA Scotland Best Director & Best Actor 2012". Shed Productions. Archived from the original on 21 January 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2013.
- Goldberg, Lesley (13 November 2012). "Joss Whedon's 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Pilot Adds Two Agents (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 13 November 2012. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
- Fleming, Jr., Mike (17 June 2013). "Iain DeCaestecker Gets Lead In Ryan Gosling-Directed 'How To Catch A Monster'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
- "2014 Official Selection". Cannes. Retrieved 17 April 2014.
- "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s FitzSimmons are getting their very own Marvel crossover". E!Online. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
- Kroll, Justin (2017-02-01). "Bad Robot's D-Day Movie 'Overlord' Finds Director (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
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