- Is the great-great-great grandson of Charles Dickens.
- Was a teen when he was cast in the 1999 made-for-TV adaptation of Dickens' David Copperfield.
- While attending Eton, he took on the roles of women in all-male Shakespeare productions.
- His big break was playing Will Scarlett in the 2006 BBC drama Robin Hood.
- Marion Dickens — Mother
- University of Oxford, Christ Church, Oxford, England