Who is Alfred Enoch?
Alfred is a British actor, probably best known for his role as Dean Thomas in the Harry Potter film series, appearing in all eight films from 2001 to 2011. Enoch has also gained recognition for his portrayal of Wes Gibbins in the television series “How to Get Away with Murder”.
Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Alfred Lewis Enoch was born on 2 December 1988 in Westminster, London, England, the son of English actor William Russell and Brazilian doctor Etheline Margareth Lewis. Enoch has dual British and Brazilian citizenship.
Enoch was educated at Westminster School, an historic public school in London. After matriculating, Enoch went on to study at Queen’s College, Oxford, from where he graduated with a degree in Modern Languages – he’s a fluent speaker of English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.
Alfred began his career on stage with the role of Kit Webster in the play “The Ballad of Salomon Pavey, staged at National Youth Music Theatre at Shakespeare’s Globe & Tour.
Rise to Stardom
In 2001, Alfred Enoch secured the role of Dean Thomas in the film “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, based on J.K. Rowling’s popular novel, it follows the story of a young wizard named Harry Potter as he begins his journey at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Dean Thomas is a Gryffindor student, and one of Harry’s classmates.
Alfred’s portrayal of Dean Thomas continued throughout all eight installments, from “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” in 2001 to “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” in 2011. His character plays a supporting role, contributing to the magical world and the adventures of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger. The main stars of the film series include Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson.
The Harry Potter film series became a massive success, propelling Alfred Enoch and his co-stars to global stardom, as the movies garnered an immense fan base worldwide and became a cultural phenomenon, with Enoch’s role as Dean Thomas allowing him to gain significant exposure and recognition.
After the Harry Potter film series concluded, Enoch continued his career by taking on minor television roles. In 2013, he appeared in an episode of “Broadchurch” as Sam Taylor, a young man who is questioned by the police in connection with the murder of a young boy. In the same year, he also made an appearance in an episode of “Mount Pleasant” as Alex, a young man who is dating one of the main characters in the series.
In 2014, Enoch had a small part in the popular television series “Sherlock”, portraying Stephen Bainbridge in the episode entitled “The Sign of Three”, in which his character is kidnapped by a serial killer. Enoch’s performance in these minor television roles helped to solidify his reputation as a talented actor. He was able to show his range by playing a variety of differing characters, and so began to attract the attention of casting directors.
These television appearances laid the foundation for his breakthrough role in “How to Get Away with Murder” – from 2014 to 2017, Alfred Enoch portrayed Wesley “Wes” Gibbins in the television series “, initially hold a main role during the first three seasons, appearing in a total of 47 episodes. He then transitioned to a recurring role in the fourth season, appearing in four episodes. The series follows the life of Annalise Keating (played by Viola Davis), a brilliant criminal defense attorney and law professor, and her group of law students who become entangled in a series of murders. Enoch’s Wes Gibbins is one of Annalise’s students. The show garnered critical acclaim, and Enoch’s performance received high praise.
In 2018, Alfred took on the main role of Aeneas in the television series “Troy: Fall of a City”, which featured a talented cast, including co-stars such as Louis Hunter as Paris, Bella Dayne as Helen of Troy, and David Threlfall as Priam, among others. Enoch appeared in eight episodes, portraying Aeneas, a Trojan prince and warrior.
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In 2019, he played the main role of Jamie McCain in the second season of the series “Trust Me”. Enoch’s co-stars in the show included actors such as John Hannah, Emun Elliott and Ashley Jensen, among others. Together, they brought the story of a nurse assuming the identity of a doctor to life, with Enoch appearing in four episodes as Jamie McCain.
In 2021, Enoch began a recurring role in the series “Foundation”, based on Isaac Asimov’s science fiction novels, portraying Raych Seldon, a prominent character in the expansive sci-fi universe.
He’s currently working on several projects, including the TV series “The Couple Next Door”. The series is now in post-production, but without a premiere date set yet.
In addition to his on-screen success, he’s demonstrated his acting range in a number of popular plays. In 2011, Enoch portrayed Trigorin in “The Seagull” at Oxford Playhouse, the production allowing him to showcase his acting abilities in a classic play, garnering positive attention for his performance.
In 2012, Enoch took on the role of Philotus in “Timon of Athens” at the National Theatre; being a part of such a prestigious theater institution further solidified his reputation as a skilled stage actor.
His portrayal of Edgar/Poor Tom in “King Lear” at the Royal Exchange in 2016 received critical acclaim. Enoch’s ability to bring depth and complexity to his character in this Shakespearean tragedy demonstrated his versatility as an actor, and so earned him recognition for his performance.
Enoch continued his successful theater career with the role of Ken in “Red” at Wyndham’s Theatre/MGC in 2018, allowing him to demonstrate his talent in a Tony Award-winning play, further enhancing his reputation as a stage actor.
In 2019, Enoch portrayed Kaleo in “Tree” at the Young Vic Theatre. This collaboration with director Kwame Kwei-Armah garnered acclaim, and Enoch received high praise for his work.
Moreover, Enoch’s portrayal of Romeo in “Romeo and Juliet” at Shakespeare’s Globe in 2021 received significant attention. Performing at such an iconic theater and taking on the lead role in a beloved Shakespearean play further solidified his status as a talented stage actor.
In 2022, Enoch played the role of Orlando in “As You Like It” at Soho Place. His involvement in this production allowed him to explore a classic Shakespearean character and further solidify his status as a live stage theater actor.
According to authoritative sources, Albert Enoch’s net worth is estimated at over $3 million, as of mid-2023.
Personal Life, Dating, Married, Wife, Children
Alfred Enoch rarely talks about his personal life. According to reports, Alfred has never been married and doesn’t have children, is single and solely focused on his career.
Alfred Enoch is recognized for his afro-black hair and he has brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 4ins (1.93m), while he weighs approximately 180lbs (81kgs). His vital statistics are 42-31-13.