Oliver Stark

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Oliver Stark
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Oliver Stark in 2014
Born
Oliver Leon Jones

(1991-06-27) 27 June 1991 (age 30)
London, England
OccupationActor
Years active2011–present

Oliver Leon Jones better known as Oliver Stark (born 27 June 1991) is a British actor. He is best known for his series main role as Evan "Buck" Buckley in 9-1-1 on Fox and regular role as Ryder in AMC's martial arts-based drama Into the Badlands.

Biography[edit]

Stark was born in London, England. He is the younger of two brothers. He attended Hendon School in north west London from 2002 to 2009. Stark is vegan, and has expressed support for the Black Lives Matter movement.[1][2] Stark has a distinctive birthmark on his face, which he says he was encouraged to have removed by an acting teacher, but he said that it his point of difference and that it inspires people.[2][3] Stark is in a relationship with Hannah Gottesman.[2]

Career[edit]

Stark's first professional acting job came in 2011 when he was cast in David Alexander's short film Follow for the UK Film Council. Stark then went on to have guest roles on iconic British shows Luther and Casualty.[3]

Stark then had a number of film roles (Underworld Blood Wars) and other TV roles before starring as series regular, Ryder, in AMC's martial arts-based drama Into the Badlands in 2015.[4] Stark currently plays young firefighter Evan "Buck" Buckley, a series main character on the Fox drama, 9-1-1.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Community Pack Leader
2013 The Adventurer: Curse of the Midas Box Glocky
2014 Montana Cal
2015 Hard Tide Alfie Fisher
2016 Underworld: Blood Wars Gregor
2017 MindGamers Dylan

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Casualty Kyle 'K' DeNane Episode: "Natural Selection"
2013 Luther Shaun Butler 1 episode
2013 Big Bad World Bad Teenager 1 episode
2013 Dracula PC Barraclough Episode: "Come to Die"
2015 Venus vs. Mars Steven Jones 1 episode
2015–2017 Into the Badlands Ryder Series regular (16 episodes)
2018–present 9-1-1 Evan 'Buck' Buckley Main role (64 episodes)
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Drama TV Actor[6]
2021 9-1-1: Lone Star Evan 'Buck' Buckley Guest role (1 episode)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oliver Stark on his show 9-1-1: It has been the most exciting experience of my life". The Indian Express. 2018-05-25. Retrieved 2021-07-24.
  2. ^ a b c "Actor Oliver Stark Says He 'Never Had an Issue' with the Birthmark His 9-1-1 Fans Obsess Over". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2021-07-24.
  3. ^ a b "9-1-1 actor Oliver Stark refuses to have his distinctive birthmark removed". Stuff. 2019-10-31. Retrieved 2021-07-25.
  4. ^ "Into The Badlands Star Oliver Stark Talks Season 1: By The End "Nothing is The Same as Where it Was at The Beginning" [Interview]". Fox Force Five News. 2015-12-02. Retrieved 2021-07-25.
  5. ^ "9-1-1 star John Harlan Kim shares sneak peek at season five as filming kicks off". HELLO!. 2021-07-24. Retrieved 2021-07-25.
  6. ^ Moreau, Jordan (19 June 2019). "'Avengers: Endgame,' 'Riverdale,' 'Aladdin' Top 2019 Teen Choice Award Nominations". Variety.

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