Hugh Skinner Bio, Age, Movies, TV Shows, Gay, Dating Status

By Staff Writer | Published On: 07 Feb, 2020
Hugh Skinner Bio, Age, Movies, TV Shows, Gay, Dating Status

Hugh Skinner is a British actor, who is famous for playing the roles of Will Humphries in the TV series W1A (2014-2017), and Prince William in the Channel 4 sitcom The Windsors (2016-2018).

Bio: Age, Height

Hugh Skinner was born on 6 January 1985 in London, England. He stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83 meters). His birth sign is Capricorn.


The English actor Hugh Skinner studied at Eastbourne College from 1998 to 2003. Later, he enrolled at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art to study drama and graduated in the year 2006.

Dating Status, Sexuality Talks

Hugh Skinner has not spoken anything relating to his personal life, which can reveal his current dating/relationship status. Similarly, he has also not talked about his sexuality—hence, any speculations on him being gay can only be false. 

On-Screen Girlfriend

Hugh Skinner played the role of Harry in the British tragicomedy television series, Fleabag, in 2016. In the series, he has a girlfriend named Fleabag, portrayed by the actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

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The character of Fleabag happens to be the main protagonist of the series. Additionally, the series is an adaptation of the award-winning play about a young woman who is fighting with a recent tragedy while trying to cope with life in London.

Furthermore, Hugh’s on-screen girlfriend, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, used to be married in real life. She was married to a guy named Conor Woodman from 2014 to 2018.

Career: Movies & TV Shows

Hugh Skinner started his acting career at the age of 22 in 2007 after he received an opportunity to perform with the English Touring Theatre's 2007 production of French Without Tears. The same year, he also appeared in an episode of TV series Bonkers.

Then, he gradually started getting roles in mini-series as well as in television and movies. His mini-series credit includes Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008), Any Human Heart (2010), and Our Zoo (2014). Likewise, he has also acted in several notable TV series such as Poldark (2017), W1A (2014-2017), The Windsors (2016-2018), Harlots (2017-2018), and Fleabag (2016-2019).

A still image of Hugh Skinner in the TV series W1A (Photo: images.immediate)

Additionally, his movie credit includes Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2018), Wipers Times (2013), and Les Misérables (2012). Hugh also had a small part in the Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson starer drama film Hampstead in 2017.

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Furthermore, Hugh starer 2018’s film ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ collected a total worldwide gross of $395 million, against its production budget of $75 million.

Currently, he is working on his two upcoming acting projects: Sky Atlantic's original drama television series ‘Little Birds’ and Ben Lewin’s directorial comedy-romance film ‘Falling for Figaro.’ According to IMDb, both of his projects are in their post-production stage, as of February 2020.