Oscar Lloyd

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Oscar Lloyd
Born (1997-09-16) 16 September 1997 (age 18)
Seaford, East Sussex
Occupation Actor
Years active 2008–present

Oscar Lloyd (born 16 September 1997)[1][2] is a British actor best known for his role as Will Wylde in Emmerdale.

Career[edit]

Lloyd started his acting career by appearing in television commercials.[3] He was cast as David in the 2008 BBC drama, Hancock and Joan.[4] In November 2008, a reporter for the Eastbourne Herald announced Lloyd had been cast in a Disney Channel production called Oscar and Michael's Phineas and Ferb Fan Club Show alongside Michael Selwood.[1] The show "pays homage" to the animated comedy series Phineas and Ferb and sees Lloyd and Selwood solve everyday problems.[1] Oscar and Michael's Phineas and Ferb Fan Club Show began airing from 3 November 2008.[1] It was later renewed for a second series, which began airing on 10 April 2009.[3]

On 19 January 2009, Kris Green of Digital Spy reported Lloyd had been cast as Will Wylde in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.[5] Lloyd also appeared in season two of Lark Rise to Candleford as Sydney, the studious, ten-year-old son of James Dowland.[6] For his portrayal of Will, Lloyd received a nomination for Best Young Actor at the 2010 Inside Soap Awards.[7] In August 2010, it was announced Lloyd would be departing Emmerdale. The actor made the decision to leave on his own accord.[8]

2011 saw Lloyd feature in "The Curse of the Black Spot", the third episode of the sixth series of Doctor Who. Lloyd played the role of Toby, the son of a pirate captain played by Hugh Bonneville.[9] Lloyd later featured as Toby in the seventh episode, "A Good Man Goes to War".[10] From January 2012, Lloyd began playing Ryan in children's television series 4 O'Clock Club.[11] The actor appeared as Gabriel in the BBC drama, One Night, which began airing in March 2012.[12] From April 2012, Lloyd began filming a role for the BBC drama, Blandings.[13]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Hancock and Joan David
2008–09 Oscar and Michael's Phineas and Ferb Fan Club Show Oscar
2009 Lark Rise to Candleford Sydney Episode: 2.12
2009–11 Emmerdale Will Wylde Series regular
2011 Doctor Who Toby Avery Episode: "The Curse of the Black Spot"
Episode: "A Good Man Goes to War"
2011 Doctors Andy Ebden Episode: "The Sharpest Cut"
2012–14 4 O'Clock Club Ryan Series regular
2012 One Night Gabriel
2013 Blandings George
2015 The Coroner Matt Wickens Episode 1.1 "First Love"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Oscar, 11, hosts his own Disney show". Eastbourne Herald. Johnston Press. 4 November 2008. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Oscar Lloyd [oscar_lloyd] (September 16, 2014). "Happy birthday to me" (Tweet). Retrieved January 4, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Seaford boy stars in Disney show". Mid Sussex Times. Johnston Press. 9 April 2009. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Hancock and Joan". BBC. 2008. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  5. ^ Green, Kris (19 January 2009). "Wylde kids cast in 'Emmerdale'". Digital Spy. Hachette Filipacchi UK. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  6. ^ O'Donovan, Gerard (12 March 2009). "Other TV Highlights: Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 March". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  7. ^ Wightman, Catriona (13 July 2010). "In Full: Inside Soap Awards 2010 Nominees". Digital Spy. Hachette Filipacchi UK. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  8. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (23 August 2010). "Another 'Emmerdale' departure confirmed". Digital Spy. Hachette Filipacchi UK. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  9. ^ Jeffery, Morgan (8 May 2011). "'Doctor Who' review: 'The Curse of the Black Spot'". Digital Spy. Hachette Filipacchi UK. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  10. ^ "A Good Man Goes to War - Credits". BBC. 2011. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  11. ^ "4 O'Clock Club". The British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  12. ^ "Ted". BBC. 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  13. ^ "Latest news". The Theatre Workshop. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 

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