Alex Roe

Alex Roe

Date Of BirthJune 18, 1990
Age30 years 4 months 3 days
Day of BirthMonday
Place Of BirthWestminster, London, England
Zodiac SignGemini
Profession Actor
Full Name Alexander Michael Roe-Brown
Other Name Alex Roe-Brown

Personal Information
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignGemini
NationalityBritish
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height184 CM
6 Feet 0 Inches
Eye colorsLight Green , Green
Hair color Blonde
Weight65 KG
143 lbs
Figure Type Hourglass
Body Type Athletic
Hair type Blonde
Education Qualifications
Education(School) Latymer Upper School (Hammersmith)
Love, Romance, Marriage
Girlfriend Olivia Cooke (Ex; Actress)
Career Information
Debut (Movies) A German Word(2013)
The Calling(2000) (As a child actor)
Years Active 2000-
Debut (TV) The Fugitives
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Hobbiessurfing
Snowboarding
Favorite Actors Cillian Murphy (Among the contemporary generation of actors)
Tom Hardy
Favorite Food Cornwall fish and chips
Favorite Singer Elvis Presley
Favorite SportFootball
Favorite TV show Peaky Blinders
Favorite CuisineEnglish
Favorite Music BandsAC/DC
Led Zeppelin (English Rock band)
The Ramones
Pet Peeve Fake people
Social Networks, Web links
Instagram ProfileAlex Roe Instagram Profile
BandCampAlex Roe BandCamp
Contact
Manager Luber Roklin
Talent Agent Associated International Management
More Information
Net worth$4 Million
Celebrity Crush Cheryl Cole
Brie Larson

Biography

Alex Roe is a British TV & Movie actor, Singer. 

He is most known for playing Liam in Forever My Girl(2018), Hunter in (Hot Summer Nights), Evan Walker in The 5th Wave (2016), Elliott Baden in "The Cut", Jay Keaton in "The Fugitives".

Alex Roe has recently appeared as Ben Pownall in the fantasy drama "Siren".

 

Childhood- Family

Alexander Michael Roe-Brown was born on 18th June 1990 in Westminster, London, England. He grew up in Ladbroke Grove.

Family: His mother was a ballet dancer, father a plumber, and grandfather a fairground boxer.

He has a twin sister.

Alex with his twin sister

[Alex with his twin sister]

 

Education

  • Latymer Upper School: Alex received training in acting through a 6th-form scholarship at the Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith, London, England. He graduated from the institution in 2009. Alumni of the institution include Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant, Imogen Poots, Lily Cole ad others.

 

Facts & Trivia

  • The Calling: At the age of 10 Alex attended an audition and won a role in the horror video 'The Calling', he played Antichrist in it
  • Acting: Alex's interest in acting started very early, he would often give first priority to Football and later to Acting, ultimately it was acting which won him over.
  • Pet Lover: He likes pets, has a puppy for a pet.
  • Middlesex County Football: Alex is a football fan, he often plays football on the weekends in West London.
  • Milky Way commercial: Alex's first acting job was a commercial for The Chocolate Milky way as a child, he got called "Milkyway Boy" throughout his childhood by the neighbors (Which he didn't like much)
  • Music: He loves music, 70s music in particular. He likes Punk music too, In fact, he likes any good music. His mother bought him a guitar when he was 12 years old. He had been obsessed with Elvis Presley at the time.
  • Odd jobs: Before becoming an actor he worked many small jobs, he worked at a fruit stall, worked as a handyman, painter, decorator.
  • He likes having a beer with friends on weekends.
  • Scottish accent: He can do the Scottish accent very well.
  • Odd jobs: For a while, Alex worked at the fruit stall in Chiswick High Road, he worked s a temp painter and decorator, as a helper to his father in plumbing.
  • Activism and Philanthropy:
    • George Floyd protests: Alex posted a black screen on his Instagram profile in support of the 'Black Lives Matter' protests that followed after the murder of George Floyd by the police.
    • Fundraising for BCCH Foundation: Alex in collaboration with Vancouver Whitecaps Football club helped raise funds to support children's health.

 

Football

Alex played multiple sports as a child, however, it was Football that stole his heart. He still plays it three times a week and watches a lot of it. He has played as a striker for Chiswick Albion.

Alex joined division 2 football club at the age of 16, he played football in Spain for a year. After returning from Spain, he played for Chalfont St Peter Association Football Club.

When he first started acting in TV series (circa 2010), he was still playing for the Chiswick Albion team in the  Hayes Middlesex Sunday league.

When Alex relocated to Los Angeles for his work, he played with the amateur club Atlético Silverlake in Los Angeles. 

 

Alex Roe Lookalike

Alex looks similar to the young version of actor Jude Law.

Alex Roe and Jude Law

[Alex Roe and Jude Law]

 

Question and Answers

  • Is Alex Roe Gay?
    • Alex confessed in an interview that he had a crush on singer Cheryl Ann Tweedy as a kid, he has had girlfriends in the past, he seems pretty straight.
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Career

Alex was first spotted by Jennifer Saunders during a school performance of 'our country's good'. She was attending the event to see her daughter Freya perform, she approached Alex after the event and encouraged to audition for the role in Jam and Jerusalem. That fast tracked his career.

 

"The Fugitives"

In the children's sci-fi fugitive drama aired on CITV, Alex played the lead character Jay Keaton- a highly intelligent twelve-year-old boy, who along with his friend Melanie Banks (Ciara O'Connor) come to know that a biotech company named EmbroGen is involved in illegal cloning of human children.

Jay and his younger sister Fleecey Keaton (Hannah van der Westhuysen) are in danger of being caught by Boyer & Lomas of EmbroGen.

Alexa played the lead role in all of the seven episodes of season 1.

 

"The Cut"

In the BBC teen drama 'The Cut', created by Al Smith and Geoffrey Goodwin, Alex played the recurring role of Elliott Baden, an athletic, good looking youth. He is the love interest of Marla Lucy Mackinnon (played by Lara Goodison) the lead character of the series.

The story revolves around two sets of siblings- Olive Loxley (Billie North), Toni Loxley (Jess Dickens) and Stephen Mackinnon (Matt Kane), Marla Mackinnon.

Alex appears in 21 episodes of the series, in seasons 1 and 2.

 

"Siren"

Siren is a Fantasy thriller aired on Freedom TV. Alex appears in the lead role on the series, The series was created by Eric Wald and Dean White.

The story is set in a small coastal town that is rumored to have homed mermaids, the chaos enters the town when a mysterious woman appears in the city.

Alex plays Ben Pownall, a marine biologist. He is enchanted by the songs of Ryn (Eline Powell), an irresistible young mermaid. He develops a bond with her.

Alex appears in all the 36 episodes of the series.

 

Hot Summer Nights (2017)

In the teen boy coming of age crime comedy written and directed by Elijah Bynum, Alex plays Hunter Strawberry, the bad boy of the town, circumstances make him business partners with Daniel Middleton, an awkward teen boy played by Timothée Chalamet. The two sell drugs for Dex played by Emory Cohen.

Maika Monroe plays his sister McKayla Strawberry, after Hunter is killed, Daniel and McKayla runaway from the drug lord.

 

Forever My Girl (2018)

Alex Roe and Jessica Rothe in

[Alex Roe and Jessica Rothe in "Forever my Girl"]

Alex played the role of Liam, a popular singer in the romantic family movie "Forever My Girl". The movie was co-written and directed by Bethany Ashton Wolf.

Jessica Rothe played the lead actress Josie, the love interest of Liam, and Abby Ryder Fortson played their daughter Billy.

The story revolves around Liam, Josie, and Billy. Liam deserting Josie to go to the city, fearing of losing her just like losing his mother, becoming a popular singer, returning back to his hometown to discover he has a daughter, mending bonds with the mother and daughter to win their hearts.

 

Soundtrack

Year Song Project Notes
2018 Don't Water Down My Whiskey Forever My Girl  
Enough
Smokin' and Cryin
Finally Home

 

Filmography

 

Movies

Year Movie Character Notes
2018 Forever My Girl Liam  
2017 Hot Summer Nights Hunter  
2017 Rings Holt  
2016 The 5th Wave
Evan Walker
 
2014 Sniper: Legacy Reese video 
2014 Unstrung Luke TV Movie
2000 The Calling Dylan St. Clair  

 

TV Series

Year TV series Character Notes
2020 Siren Ben Pownall 36 episodes; Lead role
2011 The Jury Schoolboy Season 2 Episode 1-2
2011 Hollyoaks Toby season 1 episode 3161
2011 Doctors Matt Goonan episode: "Tricky Dicky"
2011 Holby City Connor Lane episode: "Damage Control"
2010 The Cut Elliott Baden 21 episodes
2009 Clatterford Christopher Martin episode: "Dinner Party"
2005 The Fugitives Jay Keaton 7 episodes

 

Short movie

Year Short movie Character Notes
2013 A German Word Dean  

 

Quotes

  • Acting was always where my passion was and that is what I think I was good at.
  • While growing up, I probably watched movies I shouldn't have watched [He watched American History X when he was 13]. I always loved movies.
  • I try to avoid being friends with actors- most of my tickets for the premiere were for my football team. []
  • I do the acting because it is fun & very rewarding
  • If you are not in Chelsea or Arsenal by 15/ 16 you don't stand a chance.
  • I have no desire to be famous, definitely not. It would be great to sit under the radar and make great movies
  • I'm an all London boy, I don't know what the director was thinking of casting me in an American movie.
  • If I get one fan I will definitely get a selfie with him/ her.
  • I think it is weird that everything is taking directions, I want people to spend less time with social networks

 

References

  1. Alex Roe wiki
  2. Alex Roe Standard interview 
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