Connor Swindells is a boxer-turned-actor, who was named Screen International Star of tomorrow in 2017. He came into the limelight after he played the lead role of Adam Watson in the 2018’s movie VS.
Now, he is showcasing his jaw-dropping acting skills through his role of Adam Groff on the 2019 Netflix original series entitled, Sex Education (2019-20). In 2019, Connor even earned a nomination under a category of Best Kiss in the TV series Sex Education at the MTV Movie + TV Awards.
Bio (Age) Plus Family
Connor Swindells was born on the 19th of September 1996 in England, United Kingdom. He was raised by his mother, Phoebe, and father, Ian.
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Unfortunately, Connor lost his mother due to bowel cancer at an early age of seven, on 14 July 2004. After that incident, he and his father settled down with his grandparents.
Connor Swindells’ Personal Life; Dating & Girlfriend
In the TV series Sex Education, Connor Swindells got involved in a relationship with the character, Aimee Gibbs, played by actress Aimee Lou Wood. However, on 1st March 2019, it was found that their relationship wasn’t limited to on-screen only.
Yes! They are officially dating in real life, too, as of 2020. The duo first met each other back in 2018 while they were on the set of Sex Education. But, their relationship officially began when they finished filming for the first season of the show.
Connor Swindells with his partner, Aimee Lou Wood at the ES Theatre Awards on 27th November 2019 (Photo: Aimee Lou Wood's Instagram)
The romantic duo: Connor and Aimee have appeared in numerous events, as well as award functions such as the Brits and the Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
Connor’s Journey To Fame
Many of Connor’s fans might not know that he was a boxer before he entered into the entertainment industry. However, it’s known that Connor has always been a huge fan of some popular actors such as Ryan Gosling and the 2020’s Gloden Globe Award winner Joaquin Phoenix.
Connor’s start to the film industry came in 2015 when one of his friends dared him to perform as a lead character in a stage play. After that, he accepted the dare and eventually got the lead role in two more plays.
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Finally, in 2017, he made his big-screen debut when he played the role of Mostyn in the TV series, Harlots. Since then, he has never looked back at his past and has continued to give his best in every role he receives.
His other TV shows credits include Jamestown (2017), whereas his movie credits include The Vanishing (2018).
Some Quick Facts About Connor Swindells
He is very active in numerous charity works, especially in the charity works of Bowel Cancer UK.
In the Nexflix series, Sex Education, Connor has played the character of a gay personality. He debut in the series alongside his cast members Asa Butterfield, Ncuti Gatwa, and Gillian Anderson.
His movie entitled VS. (2018) is based on a rap battle.
Connor’s birth sign is Virgo.
He has a height of 6 feet (1.83 meters).