• Louis Hynes is an actor from Oxford, England, known for portraying Klaus Baudelaire in the Netflix series "A Series of Unfortunate Events".
• He began practicing in front of a mirror at the age of 7 and began learning to play the bass guitar.
• He made his debut TV series appearance in 2016 in the docudrama "Barbarians Rising" and his debut film appearance in "The Saint".
• Louis was rumored to be dating American actress and model Malina Opal Weissman and is currently rumored to be dating Irish-Canadian actress Amybeth McNulty.
• Louis has a net worth of over $400,000 as of early 2020.

Who is Louis Hynes? Wiki Bio

Louis Oliver Hynes was born in Oxford, England on 9 October 2001 – his birth sign is Scorpio, and he holds British nationality. He is an actor, best known for portraying Klaus Baudelaire in the “A Series of Unfortunate Events” Netflix series, which aired between 2017 and 2019.

Childhood and education

Louis was raised in a middle class family just outside Oxford, with a younger sister named Lara and an older brother called Milo. His father, Andrew works at a bank, while his mother Lisa Hynes is working for a cleaning company.


It was not originally his idea to become an actor, as his older sibling wanted to become an actor first, however, Louis liked the idea and decided he wanted to become an actor as well. He started practicing in front of a mirror at the age of seven, and soon after that fell in love with music, and began learning to play the bass guitar.

Louis has just recently matriculated from high school, and has not enrolled at college.

Career as an actor

Louis launched his career as an actor in theatre, in the “Intermezzo” opera in two acts produced by Bruno Ravella and performed at Garsington Opera. Louis played Franzi in this piece of art, which depicts fictional personalities of Strauss and his wife Pauline, and follows the real incidents which happened in their lives.

Louis made his debut TV series appearance in 2016, when he played Young Alaric in two episodes of the “Barbarians Rising” docudrama TV series, following people who fought Rome and were given their name ‘barbarians’ by the Romans.

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He made his debut film appearance in “The Saint” espionage thriller film portraying Young Simon Templar, which follows the international master thief Simon Templar better – known as The Saint – who is hired to find the kidnapped daughter of a rich man.

He won his first main role in “A Series of Unfortunate Events” in 2017, portraying Klaus Baudelaire in three seasons of this black comedy-drama, which follows the misadventures of three Baudelaire’s children named Violet, Klaus (Louis), and Sunny after their parents die during the destruction of their house.

The three children are put in three foster homes, and are pursued by Count Olaf who wants to gain control of their parents’ wealth before the children are able to inherit it. Louis was part of the main cast from 2017 to 2019 when the series finished.

Louis has recently been cast to portray Vlad in “The Great” upcoming drama web mini-series which will start airing in 2020 on Hulu US-based subscription video on demand service. The series depicts ‘”the rise to power of Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia’.

Love life and girlfriend

Louis was rumored to be going out with an American actress and model Malina Opal Weissman, after the two were seen spending quite a lot of time together. The rumors started circulating the internet not long after the two starred in the “A Series of Unfortunate Events” web TV series, in which Malina played Young April O’Neil. Besides that, Malina is known for appearing in “Difficult People” and “Supergirl” TV series, and “Thirsty” and “Nine Lives” films. The two were allegedly dating from 2017 to the summer of 2018 when they split for unknown reasons.

Rumor has it that Louis began dating Irish-Canadian actress Amybeth McNulty in the second half of 2018, after he started uploading pictures with her onto his Instagram account. Amybeth is the same age as Louis, as she was born on 7 November 2001, while she is best known for portraying Anne Shirley in the “Anne with an E” CBC/Netflix drama series. She is an award-winning actress, having won a Canadian Screen Award for best lead actress, drama series in 2018 and an ACTRA Toronto Award for an outstanding performance – female in 2019.

As neither Louis nor Amybeth have commented in regards of their relationship, Louis currently appears to be single.

Hobbies and other interests

Louis enjoys playing his bass guitar and listening to music in his spare time. He played football while attending high school, and during his first summer holiday, his father took him fishing and taught him the tips and tricks to it which made Louis become interested in fishing.

Louis likes trying out new sports and has recently had a chance to try fly boarding which he liked. He is keen on spending his time in nature, and enjoys going cycling and mountain hiking.

He is a fan of the film industry, and his favorite actors are Tom Hiddleston and Henry Cavill, while his favorite actresses are Rosamund Pike and Emma Watson. He is a huge lover of sea food, with his favorite dishes being sushi, salmon with watercress salad and cake. He likes to travel, and his job as an actor has taken him to Hawaii, Grouse Mountain, and Cascade Falls Regional Park, which have since become favorite destinations.

Louis is a huge lover of animals, and has several pet dogs with whom he often uploads pictures onto his Instagram account. He also has a cat who can be seen featured in some of his pictures.

Appearance and net worth

Louis is 18 years old. He has short curly brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) tall, and weighs around 134lbs (61kgs). His net worth is estimated at over $400,000, as of early 2020.

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