Alexander Dreymon (born November 7, 1983) is a 39 years old German actor better known for playing the character Uhtred of Bebbanburg on Netflix historical sword-swinging drama, The Last Kingdom from 2015 to 2022.
We have made a compilation of all the information on his life, including his wife, Allison Williams, and their kid Arlo.
Alexander Dreymon was Born 39 Years Ago in Germany
Alexander Dreymon was born on November 7, 1983, and is currently 39 years old. He was born in Germany to his German parents; Wilson Dreymon and Loran Dreymon. During his childhood, his parents moved around a lot, and as a result, he had to grow up in countries like Germany, France, Switzerland, and the United States.
Living in different countries comes with its enticing perks, and for The Last Kingdom superstar, it’s that he can speak fluently in several choice languages. He is fluent in his mother tongue, German. Living in France, he also picked up French and speaks it fluently. And with the years he has spent in the US, he also speaks English very fluently.
Prior to his stardom as an actor, Alex attended the Drama Center London, where he got a 3 years course to better his acting skills. Even with his training in the center, his success in the movie industry is a result of his creativity and unique acting skills, especially as he has no godfather in the industry.
What is Alexander Dreymon’s Net Worth?
Alexander Dreymon’s stay in the industry has been quite lucrative. According to Express.co.uk, his net worth is currently estimated to be around $4 million with an annual salary of $200,000. His only source of income is from his different acting contracts.
Is Alexander Dreymon Married?
Alexander Dreymon is currently in a relationship with popular American actress Allison Howell Williams. For a little background information, Allison is an American actress best known for playing the character Marnie Michaels on the popular 2012 HBO comedy-drama series, Girls.
The couple met in 2019 while on the movie set of the Horizon Line just after Allison concluded her divorce proceedings from her first husband, Ricky Van Veen, the founder of Collegehumor. Shortly after that, Alex and Allison started dating but have chosen to keep details of their love life away from the public. They have refrained from posting pictures of each other on their individual Instagram accounts.
Although the couple has not clearly stated the nature of their relationship, they recently welcomed a child together. Their son, Arlo Dreymon, was born in the winter of 2021 and is currently 1 years old. He is the only child that the couple has had together so far. The couple is overjoyed with the birth of their new baby and were currently seen on a vacation in a private resort in the Bahamas with Allison’s father, Brian Williams.
When Did Alexander Dreymon Start Acting Professionally?
Alexander Dreymon officially started acting in 2010. His debut appearance was in the 2010 French drama Ni Reprise, Ni Echangee, where he played the character Alexander. However, before his first screen appearance, he had been acting on the stages of different London and Paris theaters.
A year later, he starred in the British drama Christopher and His Kind, where he worked alongside famed British actor Robert Smith. Alexander got his first glance at fame in 2013 when he starred in the 2013 American Horror Story: Coven, where he played the role of Luke Ramsey. His appearance in the movie endeared him to the American audience and earned him huge fan followership.
He Had His Big Break in 2015 with Netflix’s The Last Kingdom
Alex’s big break in the movie industry came in 2015 when he was hired to star in the popular Netflix Historical sword-swinging drama, The Last Kingdom, where he portrayed the character Uhtred of Bebbanburg. He has been retained on the drama to date.
Since he officially kicked off his career in 2010, Alexander has had his hands full with several movie contracts. His filmography includes.
- Ni Reprise, Ni Echangee, 2010
- Christopher and His Kind, 2011
- Resistance, 2011
- American Horror Story- Coven, 2013
- Blood Ransom, 2014
- The Last Kingdom, 2015-2022
How Tall is Alexander Dreymon?
Alexander Dreymon is 5 feet 10 inches tall, which is the equivalent of 178 centimeters or 1.78 meters tall. His weight balances well with his 90 kg weight to give him a fit body stature. Here is a comparison of his height with that of his partner and some co-stars in The Last Kingdom.
His Height Compared To His Girlfriend, Allison Williams
Alex is taller than his wife, Allison Williams, by 8 inches. Allison is 5 feet 2 inches tall and thus 8 inches shorter than Alex. While this difference does not seem like much, it is quite noticeable upon close observation when the two lovers stand beside each other.
Alexander Dreymon’s Height is Shorter than Arnas Fedarivicius’ by 1 Inch
Arnas Fedarivicius stands at 5 feet 11 inches and is thus taller than Alexander by just 1 inch. Hence, the difference in the heights of the two men will be barely noticeable if they stand beside each other. Arnas is a co-star in The Last Kingdom and portrays the major character, Sihtric.
Dreymon’s Height vs Eliza Butterworth’s Height
Eliza Butterworth is the actress who played the role of Aelswith in The Last Kingdom. She stands at 5 feet 7 inches, and with the 3 inches difference, Alexander is noticeably taller than her whenever they stand beside each other.
Where is Alexander Dreymon Now?
Since he got on the cast of The Last Kingdom in 2015, he has had his hands quite full and, as a result, has not been on any other movie since then. Hopefully, with the great acting skills he showed in The Last Kingdom and the much recognition and fan base it gained him, he will likely be seen in more prominent movies in the future.