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Nicholas Hoult Biography

Birth Name:
Nicholas Caradoc Hoult
Birth Place:
Wokingham, Berkshire, England

Fast Facts

  • Discovered at age 3 while attending a production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle by a director who noticed his intense concentration
  • Mother accompanied him on set for all his projects until he began filming the TV series Skins when he was 17
  • Visited slums in the Kenyan city of Nairobi in 2010 to raise awareness about poverty as part of Christian Aid Week
  • Appeared in the video for the song "Lez be Friends" by the British musical-comedy act Midnight Beast in 2010
  • Modeled eyewear in a print ad for the 2010 Tom Ford spring collection after appearing in Ford's film A Single Man
  • Played a villain in a 2014 commercial for Jaguar, part of a series that also featured Ben Kingsley and Tom Hiddleston


  • 2021Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2020Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2020Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2003Critics' Choice Awards-Best Young Actor/Actress: nominated