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Birth Place: Cork, Ireland

Birthday: May 20, 1992, Taurus

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Began acting at age 7.
  • Appeared in Batman Begins in 2005.
  • Cast in HBO's Game of Thrones as evil king Joffrey Baratheon.
  • Says his inspiration for his Game of Thrones role was Joaquin Phoenix in Gladiator.
  • Was named an academic scholar at Trinity College in 2012.
  • Involved in puppet-theater production in Dublin.

Awards

  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

College

  • Attends Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland