Nicholas Galitzine is a British actor and singer who is also recognized as an Instagram celebrity and model. He gained fame in the acting industry with his role as Johnnie Blackwell in a 2016 American drama film titled High Strung. In the film, he played a young violinist who became friends with Ruby, a classical ballet dancer, played by Keenan Kampa, attending the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts on scholarship.
Nicholas’ delectable portrayal of his character in this film not only endeared him to a lot of people but also set him apart as one of the young talented actors expected to do go far in the industry. How well is he on course in achieving this? You will find out about this and more in the paragraphs that follow below.
Biography Of Nicholas Galitzine
Nicholas Galitzine was born on the 29th of September 1994, in London, England. While there’s an absence of detailed information about the actor’s background, we know that Nicholas was inclined to the arts from a very young age.
Growing up, he began singing in his church choir at the age of 10 and as he got older, he decided to also try out acting. He then performed in his school’s production of the classic musical Guys and Dolls. After high school, Nicholas Galitzine proceeded to Dulwich College, an independent boarding school in London, England where his love for acting grew. Still on course to become an actor, Nicholas enrolled at the Pleasance in Islington, a theater in London, England where he was opportune to perform in several plays.
Being good at his craft, it wasn’t long before Nicholas Galitzine was discovered by an acting scout when he was performing in the Spring Awakening at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2013. This marked the beginning of a new phase in his career as he soon began going for auditions in hopes of landing an acting role.
Movies And TV Shows
Nicholas Galitzine, in the year 2014, got started with his acting career with the role of Tom in The Beat Beneath My Feet. The film is a comedy-drama written by Michael Müller and directed by John Williams. He starred in the film alongside other cast members like Luke Perry who played the role of Steve, Lisa Dillon as Mary, Verity Pinter as Felix and others. Galitzine’s role in the film was praised by critics and there was no doubt that Nicholas was a talented star.
He landed his second acting role in 2015 playing the character of Angelo in Legends. The following year, Nicholas played the lead character of Johnnie Blackwell in High Strung a 2016 romance film which also starred Keenan Kampa as Ruby, Jane Seymour as Oksana, Sonoya Mizuno as Jazzy, Richard Southgate as Kyle and many others. The film which was directed by Michael Damian was critically acclaimed for its ambitious and enjoyable music/dance performances and also for its stunning ensemble who all did a good job. In this same year, Nicholas Galitzine starred in an Irish comedy-drama film titled Handsome Devil. He played the character of Conor Masters alongside Fionn O’Shea as Ned Roche, Moe Dunford as Pascal O’Keeffe, and Andrew Scott as Dan Sherry, among others.
The following year, Nicholas Galitzine delighted his fans by starring as Sorensen Carlisle in The Changeover and also as Mark Fleming in The Watcher In The Woods. In 2018, the actor did not appear in any film or television series but in 2019, he was part of the cast of the drama film titled Share. The film also had other cast members like Rhianne Barreto as Mandy, Charlie Plummer as Dylan, and Poorna Jagannathan as Kerri, among others.
Still in 2019, Nicholas played the role of Elliott Lefevre, a drug-addict in the American supernatural horror web television titled Chambers. The series had its other main characters played by Sivan Alyra Rose as Sasha Yazzie, Marcus LaVoi as Big Frank Yazzie, Uma Thurman as Nancy Lefevre, Tony Goldwyn as Ben Lefevre, Kyanna Simone Simpson as Yvonne Perkins, Griffin Powell-Arcand as TJ Locklear, Sarah Mezzanotte as Marnie, and Lilli Kay as Penelope Fowlers.
Who Is His Girlfriend Or Partner?
Nicholas Galitzine has been rumored to be in a relationship with his co-star in Chambers – Lilli Kay. These rumors emanated as a result of several pictures the actor posted on social media showing himself and Lilli together. However, there have not been any admittance on his part or that of Lilli that there is something between them.
Nicholas Galitzine’s Family Facts
Being someone who is reluctant with sharing information about his personal life, a lot still remains unknown about the English actor. However, it is known that his mother is a Greek-American while his father is an entrepreneur.
The actor also has a sister named Lexi Galitzine who he is very fond of. Nicholas regularly shares pictures of himself with his family members on social media, particularly on Instagram.