Nicholas Hoult (born 7 December 1989) is an English actor. Let’s see some interesting facts about him!
1.Nicholas Hoult was born in Wokingham, Berkshire, the third of four children of Glenis, a piano teacher, and Roger Hoult, a pilot for British Airways.
2. His career started at the age of three when a director spotted him! Nicholas was watching his brother in a play when the director noticed Nicholas’ ability to concentrate.
3. Nicholas had a breakout role in the 2002 film About a Boy with Hugh Grant!
4.On The Graham Norton Show, Hoult revealed that his middle name is Caradoc (pronounced /ka.rɑː’dɔk/), which in Welsh means “The Beloved One”.
5. His great-aunt was a famous British actress. Dame Anna Neagle, Nicholas’ great-aunt, was one of the most popular stage and film actresses of the 1930s!
6. Nicholas Hoult attended Ranelagh School.
7. He practiced ballet along with his sisters and was involved in productions of Swan Lake and The Nutcracker with the national ballet, but claims he was never any good at it.
8. While at Farnborough Sixth Form, he gained a lead role as Tony Stonem in the first two series of E4 teen drama Skins.
9. Nicholas Hoult was nominated for a Walkers Home Grown Talent Award.
10. Hoult appeared in the Tom Ford film A Single Man, alongside Colin Firth and Julianne Moore. He replaced Jon Kortajarena as the face of Tom Ford eyewear for the spring 2010 collection
11. In 2010, Hoult was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award, voted on by the British public.
12. He has appeared in the video to The Midnight Beast song “Lez Be Friend.
13. Nicholas Hoult dated X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past co-star Jennifer Lawrence!
14. The couple split in August 2014, stating different work schedules to be one of the issues.
15. He also dated Victoria Justice back in 2010.
16. During his childhood, Hoult played basketball for his local team, Reading Rockets. He is currently an ambassador for the club.
17. Nicholas was chosen as one of the models for the Spring/Summer 2010 Tom Ford eyewear campaign!
18. He sleeps under a Muhammad Ali poster! Nicholas told the UK’s The Guardian that he sleeps under the poster that says, “I know where I’m going and don’t have to be what you want me to be: I’m free to be what I want.” We love that!
19. He used to play the trombone.
20. Back at school he was also a choir boy. He has an amazing voice!
21. Nicholas was hit by a bus during filming of a TV stunt. The stunt called for Nicholas to be tied to a chair and suspended 20ft off the ground when he was struck by the double decker which was supposed to stop inches from him. He escaped with a bruised head.
22. Was originally supposed to star as Young Herman in El cerco (2005) but after production delays Thomas Brodie-Sangster was cast instead.
23. Admitted on Top Gear (2002) that while wearing his full costume as Beast from X-Men, he ran onto a golf course, gave the golfers advice on their swing, and then simply ran away again, with no explanation.
24. His height is 1.89m!
25. Although About A Boy marked his first leading role in a feature film, he has worked since the age of eight in film, television and theatre.