William Moseley (actor)
Moseley at the 2015 Television Critics Association’s Press Tour
|Born||William Peter Moseley
27 April 1987
Sheepscombe, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
William Peter Moseley (born 27 April 1987) is an English actor, known for his roles as Peter Pevensie in the film series The Chronicles of Narnia and Crown Prince Liam of England in the E! original series The Royals, since 2015.
Moseley was born in the Cotswolds village of Sheepscombe, Gloucestershire, England. He is the son of Juliette E. (née Fleming) and Peter A. Moseley, a cinematographer. Moseley is the eldest of three children: Daisy Elizabeth (born 1989) and Benjamin Hugh Moseley (born 1992). Moseley attended Sheepscombe Primary School from September 1991 to July 1998, and then continued his education at Wycliffe College. He had to repeat upper sixth at Downfield Sixth Form, Stroud (which is part of Marling School and its next door neighbour Stroud High School) because he had taken so much time off school while filming The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
Casting director Pippa Hall was responsible for casting William as an extra when she was filling roles for Cider with Rosie (TV) back in 1998. Seven years later, when casting for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in 2005, she remembered him and recommended him for the role of Peter. From the first day of auditioning for the role of Peter Pevensie in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe it took a further eighteen months before he officially won the role and was cast.
He reprised the role of Peter in the 2008 sequel, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. Moseley made a cameo appearance as Peter in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader despite his character's absence in the book on which the film is based. In 2013, he starred as Daniel Lombardio in the action thriller film Run alongside Kelsey Chow.
In 2014, Moseley starred as Anderl Gruber in the adventure drama The Silent Mountain. The movie is about a young Austrian soldier in World War 1 fights his way through the Alps to rescue his first love and escape the impending explosion that will rock the mountain. In 2015, he played the role of Jared in the movie Margarita, with a Straw. Later that year, he starred as Prince Liam in the E! original series The Royals alongside Elizabeth Hurley and Alexandra Park.
In 2016, Moseley starred as Tyler in the horror thriller film Friend Request, directed by Simon Verhoeven. He also starred as Arden Lowe in the Lifetime movie My Sweet Audrina based on a novel by V.C. Andrews. He has joined the Stand Up to Cancer programme "Change the Odds" featuring many other young actors.
|2002||Goodbye, Mr. Chips||Forrester (uncredited)||Television film|
|2005||Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, TheThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe||Peter Pevensie||Lead role|
|2008||Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, TheThe Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian||Peter Pevensie||Lead role|
|2010||Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, TheThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader||Peter Pevensie||Cameo|
|2014||The Silent Mountain||Anderl Gruber|
|2015||Margarita, with a Straw||Jared|
|My Sweet Audrina||Arden Lowe||TV movie (Lifetime)|
|2012||The Selection||Aspen Leger||Pilot; never picked up|
|American Ninja Warrior||Himself (Competitor)||Episode: " Southwest Qualifying Round: Part 1"|
|Perception||Prince Karl of Hasse-Brandenberg||Episode: "Kilimanjaro"|
|2015–present||The Royals||Prince Liam||Lead Role|
|2011||Don Cheadle Is Captain Planet||Wheeler||Short film|
|2012||Partition||Cameron Ainsworth||Short film|
|2014||The Stowaway||Gerry Cross||Short film|
|2005||The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe||Peter Pevensie||Voice|
|2008||The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian||Peter Pevensie||Voice|
|2006||Saturn Awards||Best Performance by a Younger Actor||The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe||Nominated|
|CAMIE Awards||Best Performance in a Feature film - Young Ensemble Cast||Won|
|Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor||Nominated|
|2008||Nickelodeon UK Kids Choice Awards||Favourite Male Film Star||The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian||Won|
|2009||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Ensemble Cast||Nominated|
- England & Wales, Birth Index: 1984-2005, as accessed on Ancestry.co.uk.
- "The Boys Of 'Narnia'". CBS News. 16 December 2005.
- "William Moseley". The New York Times. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
- Nikkhah, Roya (3 July 2008). "William Moseley on Prince Caspian". The Telegraph. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
- Scott, A. O. (16 May 2008). "Out of the Wardrobe, Into a War Zone". The New York Times. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
- "'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader' Review". 2010-12-10. Retrieved 2016-08-28.
- "Interview: Run Star William Moseley Discusses Being Inspired by Eminem". Retrieved 2016-08-28.
- Patten, Dominic (2012-06-15). "William Moseley Joins 'The Silent Mountain'". Retrieved 2016-08-28.
- "William Moseley's role in 'Margarita with a Straw'". hubmesh.com. Retrieved 2016-08-28.
- Andreeva, Nellie (2013-09-12). "E! Pilot 'The Royals' Casts Its Prince". Retrieved 2016-08-28.
- "Freestyle Makes a 'Friend Request' This October - Bloody Disgusting!". 2016-07-25. Retrieved 2016-08-28.
- "My Sweet Audrina | Lifetime". Retrieved 2016-08-28.
- "Young Hollywood wants to 'Change the Odds' with cancer PSA". USA Today. 4 August 2010. Retrieved 4 August 2010.
- "First Look At Actors William Moseley And Serinda Swan In 'The Veil'". Knowshi Magazine. 6 March 2014. Retrieved 8 August 2014.
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