30 Fun Facts About Nicholas Hoult

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Did you know that Nicholas Hoult can play the trombone?!

Nicholas Hoult is an award-winning English actor well-known for his roles in About A Boy, Jack the Giant Slayer, X-Men, Skins & Warm Bodies.

He has had a lot of acting experience and is a celebrity you want to keep your eye on in the coming year!

His full name is Nicholas “Nick” Caradoc Hoult.

Nicholas Hoult was born on December 7, 1989.

His star sign is Sagittarius.

He was born in Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

His parents are Roger Hoult, who is a pilot, and Glenis Hoult, who is a piano teacher.

Nicholas has three siblings called James, Clarissa, and Rosie.

All his siblings have had some acting experience in the past.

Nicholas Hoult is 1.89m tall.

Hoult dated Jennifer Lawrence, who is an American actress from 2011 to early 2013.

He attended Sylvia Young Theatre School in London, this is also the same school Amy Winehouse attended.

From Sylvia Theatre School, he attended Ranelagh School, which was a local church secondary school.

At the age of 7, Hoult played Bobby in the film Intimate Relations (1996).

He played Marcus Brewer in the 2002 film About a Boy.

For his role of Marcus, he won a Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for the “Best Performance by a Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role”.

In 2006, he played Brake in the film Kidulthood.

From 2007 to 2008 he played Tony Stonem, in the British television series Skins.

For his role in Skins, he won an award for an Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series.

He was not on the seventh season of Skins UK, as he had too much work on.

In 2011, he played the role of Hank McCoy/ Beast in X-Men: First Class, where he won an IGN Award for Best Ensemble Cast.

He was in X-Men: Days of Future Past, which was released in July 2014.

Hoult alos stars in Jack the Giant Slayer in March 2013 and Mad Max: Fury Road in 2014.

In 2013, Hoult starred in Warm Bodies as R, which is an American romantic-zombie comedy film – or Rom-Zom-Com as I like to call it!

He appeared in an episode of the American television series Keen Eddie, where he played a boy called Edward Mills.

During the filming for Keen Eddie, Hoult performed a stunt where a bus was supposed to hit him, however, the bus stopped too late and actually hit him, his leg even smashed through a window! – I find this ironic, his character Tony Stonem in Skins was also hit by a bus.

Hoult has appeared in many other films, such as: Mr White goes to Westminister (1997), Wah-Wah (2005), Coming Down the Mountain (2006), A Single Man (2009) and Clash of the Titans (2010).

Hoult also voices a character called Elliot on the video game, Fable III.

Nicholas’s favorite sport is basketball.

Hoult can play the trombone.

He was a choir boy.

His Twitter account is @NicholasHoult.

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Luke Ward
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Luke Ward is the founder of The Fact Site. He's a professional blogger & researcher with over 11 years’ experience in fact finding, SEO & web design. In his spare time he loves to travel and drink coffee.

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