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Connor Swindells’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro British actor
Is Actor 
Model 
Television actor 
From United Kingdom 
Type Fashion 
Film, TV, Stage & Radio 
Gender male
Birth 19 September 1996, Lewes, United Kingdom
Age: 23 years
Star sign Virgo

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.

Career

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.

Personal life

Swindells is in a relationship with his Sex Education co-star, Aimee Lou Wood.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role
2018 VS. Adam
2019 The Vanishing Donald McArthur

Television

Year Title Role Notes
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

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2017 Screen International Stars of Tomorrow Himself Won
2019 MTV Movie Awards| Best Kiss (with Ncuti Gatwa) Sex Education Nominated