Film, TV, Stage & Radio
|Birth||19 September 1996, Lewes, United Kingdom|
Connor Ryan Swindells (born 19 September 1996) is an English actor, model and former boxer. He is best known for his role as Adam Groff in the Netflix original series Sex Education.
He started acting in 2015, when he saw an audition poster for a local play and his friend dared him to audition; he got the lead role. He then acted in two more local plays and got an agent at the end of the third play.
In 2017, he guest-starred in an episode of Harlots, portraying Mostyn. He also appeared in an episode of Sky One drama Jamestown, playing Fletcher.
In March 2017, Swindells was cast to replace Joe Alwyn as Donald in The Vanishing, a Scottish psychological thriller film directed by Kristoffer Nyholm, starring Gerard Butler and Peter Mullan. Principal photography started in April 2017, it was released on 4 January 2019.
In 2018, he starred as Adam in the drama film VS. directed by Ed Lilly.
In 2019, he appeared alongside Asa Butterfield and Gillian Anderson in the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education as Adam Groff, the headmaster’s son who’s a bully and has a tense relationship with his father. His performance was met with a positive reaction from the public.
Swindells is in a relationship with his Sex Education co-star, Aimee Lou Wood.
|2019||The Vanishing||Donald McArthur|
|2017||Harlots||Mostyn||Episode: “Episode #1.3”|
|Jamestown||Fletcher||Episode: “Episode #1.5”|
|2019–present||Sex Education||Adam Groff||Main role; 8 episodes|
Awards and nominations
|2017||Screen International||Stars of Tomorrow||Himself||Won|
|2019||MTV Movie Awards|||Best Kiss (with Ncuti Gatwa)||Sex Education||Nominated|