Will Poulter Biography
William Jack Poulter is an actor and also a screenwriter. He is an English actor who is famous for his role as Eustace Scrubb in the fantasy adventure film The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010). The actor received further praise for his starring role in the comedy film We’re the Millers (2013). He also starred in the science fiction film The Maze Runner (2014) and the sequel Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), the period epic film The Revenant (2015), the crime drama film Detroit (2017), the interactive science fiction film Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018), and the folk horror film Midsommar (2019).
How old is Will Poulter? – Age
The English actor is 29 years old as of January 28, 2022. He was born in 1993 in Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom.
Who are Will Poulter’s Parents? – Father and mother
The English actor is the son of Caroline, who is a former nurse, and Neil Poulter, his father who is a distinguished physician and Professor of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at Imperial College London. It’s known that his mother was raised in Kenya.
Will Poulter Siblings
The English actor was not the only child in the family. He has two siblings. He was raised together with his siblings by the name; Jo Poulter and the other, Ed Poulter. They were well raised by their parents with support.
Will Poulter Education
The actor attended Harrodian school, whose well-known acting graduates include George MacKay, Robert Pattinson, and Jack Whitehall. In 2012, he began studying drama at the University of Bristol where he lived in Badock Hall, however dropped out after a year in order to pursue acting full time.
Will Poulter Health
The actor really struggled in school due to dyslexia and developmental coordination disorder, telling The Independent in 2013, that It felt like it didn’t matter how hard he tried, he wasn’t getting anywhere. That’s was the most demoralizing thing to him in his childhood life.
Is Will Poulter in a Relationship? – Spouse
Yes, the English actor is in a relationship. He is dating his girlfriend, Yasmeen Scott and they are still together as of 2022. In June 2019, the pair were seen holding hands in a rare public outing. The couple was attending a Wimbledon match in London. They are both in love and hoping to successfully take a step ahead in their relationship. They have no children yet.
Will Poulter Career
The English actor started his career at a very young age and that’s exactly the career he loved. He played various acting roles before landing the role of Lee Carter in the 2007 movie Son of Rambow, which was released to positive reviews, and praise for the performances of Poulter and his co-star Bill Milner.
In 2009, the actor was selected to play the role of Eustace Scrubb in the film The Chronicles of Narnia and was accompanied by some members of his family. The movie was first screened on 10 December 2010. The film opened to mixed reviews, but Poulter’s performance was well received. In 2010, he appeared in the BBC Three pilot The Fades, a 60-minute supernatural thriller written by Skins writer Jack Thorne.
The actor began filming a small British independent film called Wild Bill, at the end of 2010. It centres around Bill Hayward, played by Charlie Creed-Miles, who, on parole after spending eight years in prison, finds his two sons, Dean (Poulter) and Jimmy (Sammy Williams), living alone and abandoned by their mother. With the attention of social services now focused on the boys, Bill struggles to play good dad while keeping out of jail as Jimmy gets in trouble with some dangerous acquaintances of Bill’s past.
In 2011, the actor appeared with the popular British blogger and his School of Comedy co-star Jack Harries on his YouTube channel by the name of JacksGap in a video called Jack and Will. In 2013, he played Kenny in We’re the Millers. In 2014, he played Fordy in the crime film Plastic. The same year, he played Gally in the film adaptation of The Maze Runner.
In 2015, the actor starred as Shane in the Irish indie film Glassland, directed by Gerard Barrett. In 2014, he won the BAFTA Rising Star Award, voted for by the public. The same year, he also won the MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance and the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss for his performance in We’re the Millers.
The actor played Jim Bridger in the revenge-thriller The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. In 2017, he played the racist police officer Philip Krauss in the film Detroit, about the 1967 Detroit riots. He was initially cast as Pennywise the Clown in the 2017 remake of the Stephen King miniseries It.
In 2018, the actor reprised his role as Gally in Maze Runner: The Death Cure, the third and final installment of the Maze Runner film series. Later that year, he starred in the film The Little Stranger. In 2019, he played the character of Mark in Ari Aster’s horror film Midsommar. In 2020, he participated in filming The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope, an interactive choice game created by Supermassive Games, in which he portrays Andrew, Anthony, and Abraham.
Will Poulter Net worth
The English actor has an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of 2021.