Who is colin morgan dating
Who is colin morgan dating
Film roles include Parked (2010), Island (2011), Testament of Youth (2015), Legend (2015), The Laughing King (2016), and The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016).He will be starring as the lead character Paul Ashton in Waiting for You (2016), a British coming-of-age feature set in France and England.
In the final year of his undergraduate course, he was discovered by theatre director Rufus Norris and made the decision to leave three-quarters of the way through to make his professional London West End theatre debut as the title character in Vernon God Little.Morgan has an athlete’s build and the poise of a fine actor.Add to this a sense of restraint and otherworldliness and you can see why Prospero views him with a touch of unease." Morgan won Best Featured Actor in a New Production of a Play in the 2013 Broadway World West End Awards for his performance.He didn't make it, but was quoted as saying, "It's not the end of the world.I'm going to try and make it on stage one day." Determined, he went on to study in Belfast despite family and friends' worries because his chosen school was in a predominantly Protestant area that had recently had an incident of masked paramilitary men wanting to execute Roman Catholic students.Fortunately, Morgan has said he "found a way to get involved in drama in any way I could.
I joined the local amateur dramatic society, and I still have such fond memories of those times." His inclination to perform was evident from an early age — he was only five years old when he made his stage debut, appearing in the chorus in a production of Cinderella, and then Peter Pan, among other amateur stage productions during his childhood.In July 2008, Screen International named Morgan as a "Star of Tomorrow," alongside actors like Carey Mulligan where he was "hailed as the most exciting drama-school graduate since Ben Whishaw." His childhood was spent in the long shadow of "The Troubles." Childhood memories include being woken up in the middle of the night in order to evacuate the family home because there was a pipe bomb in the house next door, and having to go into school with a note for his teacher to explain why he hadn’t done his homework.The social repercussions of Northern Ireland’s problems impacted Morgan's ability to pursue his love of theatre, as there were virtually no opportunities for a young person to nurture, let alone study, acting in the Province at that time.From 2013 to 2014, Morgan appeared as Skinny Luke in Jez Butterworth's dark comedy Mojo at the Harold Pinter Theatre.The ensemble cast included Brendan Coyle, Ben Whishaw, Rupert Grint and Daniel Mays.On 9 December 2012, Morgan performed the role of Gary, a flamboyant dance instructor trying to win the heart of one of his students, in Step in Time at The Old Vic 24 Hour Musicals Celebrity Gala in aid of The Old Vic Trust.