He is the son of Tim and Linda Whitehead, and has two sisters, Maisie and Hattie, and a younger brother, Sonny. Er spielt den jungen britischen Soldaten Tommy, dessen Einheit in Dünkirchen völlig aufgerieben wird, womit er der einzige Überlebende ist, der es bis zum Strand schafft. Dunkirk's Fionn Whitehead Had to Hide That He Was Starring in a Christopher Nolan Film from His Friends And he's not ready to go Hollywood—at least not yet. So while we're not quite ready to throw around the "L" word just yet, we are definitely on the verge of falling. Check out what we'll be watching in 2021. Meet the unknown actor, who has gone from coffee shop worker to movie star in two years. He was named after Irish folk legend Fionn mac Cumhaill. He played the lead role in Christopher Nolan’s film Dunkirk (2017) and in Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. [4] He then went to Richmond College and entered the National Youth Theatre's summer course. 9, Series 5, Misdirection", "Rainn Wilson Cast in Amazon's 'The Power' (Exclusive)", "Star Wars The Last Jedi and Thor Ragnarok Lead Empire Awards 2018 Nominations", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Fionn_Whitehead&oldid=1000034686, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "A Grand Day Out" monologue (one of eight monologues), This page was last edited on 13 January 2021, at 05:37. The year 2017 marked big for Fionn Whitehead, as the 19-year-old (Born in 1997) English actor was cast as the lead for Christopher Nolan's British historical epic Dunkirk alongside many of his well established all country mates. Fionn Whitehead, star of Dunkirk and Black Mirror, will take the title role in a new online adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic play The Picture of Dorian Gray (16 th – 31 st March) directed by Theatr Clwyd’s Artistic Director Tamara Harvey.. “Dunkirk” and “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” alum Fionn Whitehead headlines the cast as Niko, one of the Macedonian teenage ringleaders. 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Instead of providing background or exposition, Nolan plunges viewers directly into the conflict as a group of soldiers run through the streets of Dunkirk, desperately trying to avoid German snipers. Admittedly, we don't quite know THAT much about Fionn Whitehead, with the wartime film Dunkirk (in theaters July 21) being his first lead role in a feature. Whitehead was born on 18 July 1997. Fionn Whitehead (/fɪn/; born 18 July 1997)[1] is an English actor, known for playing the lead role in the 2017 film Dunkirk. From a family of Londoners, Fionn Whitehead was born and raised in Richmond Upon Thames, Surrey (South west of England and also one of the home counties bordering Greater London). From a family of Londoners, Fionn Whitehead was born and raised in Richmond Upon Thames, Surrey (South west of England and also one of the home counties bordering Greater London). Director Christopher Nolan shares his thoughts on casting Whitehead as a fresh-faced lead and Styles, formerly of One Direction. Fionn Whitehead, star of Dunkirk and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, will take on the titular role in an upcoming contemporary digital adaptation of the Oscar Wilde classic, The Picture of Dorian Gray. Fionn Whitehead, star of Dunkirk and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, will take on the titular role in an upcoming contemporary digital adaptation of … Niko is … [11] Weeks after Whitehead finished with Dunkirk, he began work with Richard Eyre's film The Children Act, opposite Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2017. Later he went to Orleans Park School. As noted in the introduction, the movie was shot on film with a combination of IMAX 65 and Panavision 65 cameras, yielding a large-format negative, which has been … [3][9] He began acting at the Orange Tree Theatre when he was 13 years old. Whitehead has three older siblings. Up and coming actor Fionn Whitehead gets swept up from anonymity to imminent Hollywood stardom as he plays the lead role in Christopher Nolan's new epic action thriller Dunkirk (in Philippine cinemas July 20).. As a teenage soldier named Tommy, Whitehead serves as the audiences’ eyes and ears and gives the sweeping story its emotional center of gravity. Fionn Whitehead, Actor: Dunkirk. Growing up, he dreamed of being a breakdancer. One soldier, Tommy (newcomer Fionn Whitehead, impressive), manages to scramble over a wooden gate and escape; his comrades aren't as lucky. Exclusive: Dunkirk and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch star Fionn Whitehead will lead a virtual production of The Picture of Dorian Gray. He was named after Irish folk legend Fionn mac Cumhaill, a mythical hunter-warrior. He is the son of Linda (Jones) and Tim Whitehead, a jazz musician. Table of Biography1 Early Life2 Career and Professional Life3 Relationship Status4 Social Media and Net Worth Early Life Fionn Whitehead was born […] The star of Dunkirk and Bandersnatch, Fionn Whitehead, will play the titular role. Sold by B68 Solutions Limited and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Maisie, the eldest of the four, is a dancer and an ... Don’T Tell A Soul Virtual Q&a with Rainn Wilson, Jack Dylan Grazer, Fionn Whitehead & Alex McAulay Today at 1 Pm (Pst), Fionn Whitehead & Jack Dylan Grazer on playing brothers in compelling thriller Don’t Tell a Soul, Hugh Grant Takes on Netflix Mockumentary About 2020 from Black Mirror Creator, • Paul Atreides (Dune) 2020 - Best Actor Choices, an Attack on Titan live action film shouldn't happen but if it has to I would like to cast good actors, Most Promising Male Actor in Their Twenties, The Dunkirk Spirit: Behind the Making of the Movie, Dunkirk/Girls Trip/Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets/Landline. Dunkirk (2017) Fionn Whitehead as Tommy. He also appeared in Sebastian Schipper's drama Roads in April 2019. He began acting at the Orange Tree Theatre when he was 13 years old. Fionn Whitehead is an English actor. [14], In 2018, Whitehead starred in the Black Mirror TV series’ interactive stand-alone film Bandersnatch, as lead character Stefan Butler. The Barn Theatre in Cirencester is set to return virtually with a new production featuring a star from Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk. [1] He was born in Richmond, London, to Linda and Tim Whitehead, a jazz musician. Movies wrote Whitehead was raised "in an artistic household". 9”, and “Roads” among many others. [3][4][5] He was named after Irish folk legend Fionn mac Cumhaill. Whitehead was born on 18 July 1997. Personal Quotes (3) The IMDb editors are anxiously awaiting these delayed 2020 movies. He is the son of Tim and Linda Whitehead, and has three older siblings: sisters Maisie and Hattie, and brother Sonny. Matthew Beard Fionn Whitehead Good Morning Vietnam Fionn Whitehead had to step away.Following an hours-long shoot of the World War II film Dunkirk, in which he plays fresh-faced private Tommy, “I had … rising star fionn whitehead on filming 'dunkirk' and rejecting fame The young British actor discusses filming summer blockbuster Dunkirk and avoiding the spotlight. [10] By 2015, he was an aspiring actor working at a coffee shop in Waterloo, London. [12], He was cast as the protagonist of Christopher Nolan's film Dunkirk, which was released in early 2017. 7-21-17: him and hazza looked so cute sleeping in the movie. Fionn Whitehead is a young British actor. Dunkirk was shot by Hoyte Van Hoytema, with whom Christopher Nolan first worked on Interstellar. He is the son of Tim and Linda Whitehead, and has two sisters, Maisie and Hattie, and a younger brother, Sonny. [13], "UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 18, 2019", "Fionn Whitehead: 'Dunkirk set the mood for the rest of the war, "Hollywood's Next Big Thing: 'Dunkirk' Star Fionn Whitehead Goes From London Barista to Leading Actor", "Is Fionn Whitehead Gay? Nolan compared Whitehead to actor Tom Courtenay in his youth. Fionn Whitehead is the star of Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk. [11] He also acted in a stage performance of Glenn Waldron's Natives. He spoke to Senior Editor Paraag Shukla of World War II magazine about the film, which opens in theaters on July 21, 2017. How did you first become involved with this project? He was born in Richmond, London, to Linda and Tim Whitehead, a jazz musician. He then went to Richmond College and entered the National Youth Theatre's sum… Yahoo! This item: Dunkirk [Blu-ray + Digital Download] [2017] [Region Free] by Fionn Whitehead Blu-ray $11.99 Only 3 left in stock - order soon. Nolan compared Whitehead to "a young" Tom Courtenay. But not for Fionn Whitehead, who, even while filming that auspicious start in the supernatural ITV three-parter HIM last spring, found himself enmeshed in the clandestine, months-long audition process for Christopher Nolan’s gripping and evocative new World War II film Dunkirk— and eventually emerged as its young lead. My agent got me an audition. By Benjy Hansen-Bund y We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air. Tommy : [last dialogue] We shall go on to the end. Fionn Whitehead Shines In ‘Dunkirk’ ... He’ll soon be known worldwide as one of the stars of Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan’s upcoming WWII epic and an all-but-guaranteed global hit. FIONN WHITEHEAD ist mir bislang kein Begriff. Fionn Whitehead, 19, acted on stage and in a miniseries before Christopher Nolan selected him for the lead role in Dunkirk. From a family of Londoners, Fionn Whitehead was born and raised in Richmond Upon Thames, Surrey (South west of England and also one of the home counties bordering Greater London). [10] Later he went to Orleans Park School. [13] He also starred in one of eight monologues in the TV series Queers that aired in 2017. Actor Fionn Whitehead attends the "DUNKIRK" New York premiere at AMC Lincoln Square IMAX on July 18, 2017 in New York City. Here are 10 reasons we'd like to see a lot more of the young star: 1. [7][8] Growing up, he dreamed of being a breakdancer. Created by the same team that brought the online production of What A Carve Up! Fionn Whitehead is popular for appearing in films and TV series like “Him”, “Dunkirk”, “The Children Act”, “Queers”, “Inside No. He starred in the 2016 British miniseries Him. [6] Whitehead has three older siblings and was raised "in an artistic household". Of Glenn Waldron 's Natives Whitehead to `` a young '' Tom.. 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