Nowadays, the more British actors and actresses are making their presence in Hollywood. Alfred Enoch is one of those British actors who has entered the movie industry, and it seems like he is not going anywhere.
Though many may not remember, Alfred Enoch brilliantly portrayed the role of Dean Thomas in the Harry Potter series. Besides that, he is also famous as Wes Gibbins in the American drama series, How to Get Away With Murder. Now without any further ado, let’s get to know more about this rising British actor.
But before, here are some interesting facts about Alfred Enoch.
Alfred Enoch: Quick Facts
December 02, 1988
Westminister, London, UK
Etheline Margareth Lewis
The Queen’s College, Oxford
6 feet 4 inches (1.93m)
Early Life and Education
The brilliant actor, Alfred Enoch, was born on December 02, 1988, in Westminister, London, UK. You guys might have no idea, but he is the son of English actor, William Russell and his second wife, Etheline Margareth Lewis, a Brazilian born doctor of Barbadian origin.
Hence, as you would have probably guessed, Enoch possesses a mixed ethnicity.
Similarly, Alfred belongs to English nationality and can speak Portuguese fluently. Talking about his education, Alfred attended Westminster School, a public school in England. Also, Enoch holds a degree in Portuguese and Spanish from The Queen’s College, Oxford.
Age and Measurements- How Old Is Alfred Enoch?
Alfred Enoch, born under the sign of Sagittarius, is 31 years of age. Similarly, he has black hair and dark brown eyes, which matches his dusky complexion.
The young actor stands tall at the height of 6 feet 4 inches(1.93m) and weighs only 81 kgs. Moreover, Alfred takes exceptional care of his body to maintain his muscular physique.
Alfred Enoch: Career- Harry Potter
The British actor started his career at an early age as a child actor. Coming from an acting family, the profession did come as a shock to anyone at all. And what a bit of luck to start it with the hit fantasy series, Harry Potter.
In 2001, Alfred was cast as Dean Thomas in the Harry Potterand the Philosopher’s Stone movies, the first of the many series.
Though it was a minor role and he did not have a prominent part to play, the role gave him the bright start for his acting career. Also, it helped him to know all the tricks and a bit of experience to work in from of a camera and massive audiences, no matter how short it was.
Alfred kept appearing in the seven of the eight Harry Potter series, excluding Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part-1. But appeared once again in the series finale in 2011. With the end of the Harry Potter series, Alfred began venturing on the small screen.
Finally, in 2012, Alfred debuted as Philotus in the TV series National Theatre Live. Following the debut, the Harry Potter actor also appeared in many other television series such as Broadchurch(2013), Mount Pleasant(2013), Troy: Fall of a City(2018), and Trust Me(2019).
Similarly, Enoch played as Bainbridge in Sherlock Holmes(2014), another hit TV series starring prominent actors like Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, and Andrew Scott.
At the moment, Enoch has been gracing the TV screen in ABC‘s drama series, How to Get Away With Murder since 2014.
The 31-year-old actor was also praised for his role as Edgar/Poor Tom in King Lear(2016), one of Shakespeare’s works produced by the Talawa Theatre Company and Manchester Royal Exchange.
In fact, Enoch returned to the West End in the revival of Red at Wyndham’s Theatre in 2018.
Who Played Wes On How To Get Away With Murder? And Why Did He Leave?
Talking about one of Alfred’s most known role in the small screen, he was the one who portrayed the role of Wes Gibbins. Produced by Shonda Rhimes, in the mystery, thriller series, he appeared since the beginning, season 1, as the student of Annalise Keating played by Viola Davis.
However, he did not appear regularly after season 3. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Alfred openly expressed how limited his creativity is by working one limited project. Hence to further nurture his artistic sense, Enoch decided to leave the show.
Alfred Enoch: Personal Life- Is He Single?
The British born actor has been so busy with his life that he has little to no time for his personal life. In fact, many rumors and speculations were made about his sexuality, some even assuming him to be gay.
But the gay rumors dropped instantly after the actor was speculated to be dating Aja Naomi King, his co-star from How to Get Away with Murder. The rumor first took place after the couple was seen together frequently.
Likewise, they have been posting pictures together. Even when asked, both neither denied nor accepted, making it more suspicious.
Well, whatever the truth is, we hope they can find love soon enough.
Alfred Enoch: Net Worth- How Much Did He Make From Harry Potter?
As of 2020, the net worth of How to Get Away With Murder star is estimated to be $3 million. As far as we know, most of his income comes from his acting career, mostly small screen.
It is reported that the cast of How to Get Away With Murder earns about $74,639 ranging from $63,986 to $83,687, including base salary, equity, and bonus. So, we can assume that he is earning enough to live a lavish life.