Harry Lloyd

  Male      English      Actor

  Born : Nov 17, 1983  

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Harry Charles Salusbury Lloyd (born 17 November 1983) is an English actor. He is known for his roles as Will Scarlet in the 2006 BBC drama Robin Hood, Jeremy Baines in the 2007 Doctor Who episodes "Human Nature" and "The Family of Blood", and Viserys Targaryen in the HBO series Game of Thrones.

He is a great-great-great-grandson of author Charles Dickens.

Lloyd was born in London, the son of Marion Evelyn (née Dickens), a children's publisher, and Jonathan Lloyd, who heads a literary agency. He is a great-great-great-grandson of the Victorian writer Charles Dickens through his mother, who is the daughter of Captain Peter Dickens, RN. His maternal great-grandfather was Rear-Admiral Henry Blagrove. He is the cousin of biographer and writer Lucinda Hawksley, and actor and performer Gerald Dickens.

Lloyd was educated at Eton College and, while there, made his television debut at the age of 16 as James Steerforth in the BBC's 1999 adaptation of David Copperfield opposite Daniel Radcliffe. In 2002, he was cast as young Rivers in Goodbye Mr Chips. He went on to study English at Christ Church, Oxford, where he joined the Oxford University Dramatic Society and appeared in several plays like Kiss of the Spider Woman and The Comedy of Errors. He toured Japan with The Comedy of Errors for the society's 2005 summer tour. He left the University of Oxford in 2005, graduating with an upper second-class degree...

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