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Alex Price (born 8 May 1985) is a British actor who has appeared in various television programmes including Being Human, Merlin and Doctor Who.[1] He starred in feature-length films, such as A Horse with No Name, and in a variety of short films.[2]

Alex Price
Born8 May 1985 (1985-05-08) (age 34)
Manchester, England, UK
Years active2000–present
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)

Since 2013, he plays Sid Carter, one of the main characters in the television series Father Brown.[3] Price was praised by critics for his performance of Proteus in the television series Penny Dreadful.[4][5][6][7] He has appeared in a vast number of stage productions like Is Everyone OK? (Nabokov Touring Project), Colourings (Old Red Lion), The Duchess of Malfi (National Theatre Studio), Birdland (Royal Court Theatre).[8] In 2016, he was cast as Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.


Personal lifeEdit

Alex Price has a younger sister, is married and has a son (2011).[9]


Year Title Format Role Notes
2008 Casualty Television series Daniel Freed 1 episode
2009 Being Human Television series Gilbert 1 episode
Merlin Television series Sir William of Daira 1 episode
Merlin: Secrets and Magic Documentary series Himself 1 episode
Mouth to Mouth Television series Tyler 6 episodes
2010 Doctors Television series Sam Griffin 1 episode
Doctor Who
"The Vampires of Venice"
Television series Francesco 1 episode
Doctor Who Confidential Documentary series Narrator 13 episodes
Going Postal Television series Roger
2012 Above Suspicion: Silent Scream Television series Dan Hutchkins 3 episodes
Vera: Sandancers Television series Lance Corporal "Budgie" O'Connor
2013–16 Father Brown Television series Sid Carter 4 series
As regular
2017-18 3 episodes
guest star
2014–15 Penny Dreadful Television series Proteus 4 episodes
2016 Beowulf Television series Koll
Doctor Thorne Television series Reverend Caleb Oriel


Year Title Format Role
2006 Internal Film Extra
2007 Saturday 3pm Film Patrick
2007 Fervour Film Hans
2008 Clubbed Film Pluto
2010 A Horse with No Name Film Vince Vinyl
2010 Eric & Ernie Film Nigel
2012 Storage 24 Film Jake


Year Title Role Theatre Location
2008 Colourings Mark Old Red Lion Theatre London, United Kingdom[10]
2010 Bingo Son Minerva Studio Chichester, United Kingdom[11][12]
2011 Beautiful Thing Tony Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester, United Kingdom[13][14]
2011 Electra Orestes Gate Theatre London, United Kingdom[15]
2012 Bingo Son Young Vic London, United Kingdom[16]
2013 Before The Party David Almeida Theatre London, United Kingdom[17]
2014 Birdland Johnny Royal Court Theatre London, United Kingdom[18]
2016- 2017 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Draco Malfoy Palace Theatre London, United Kingdom
2018 Lyric Theatre New York City, United States[19]


  1. ^ "SF's Serial Guest Stars. The Top 10 telefantasy actors we love to see putting in a special appearance, by our special guest star Jayne Nelson". 2 June 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  2. ^ Joanne Black (2011): Where have I seen... Alex Price (Gilbert)? In: Joanne Black: A guide to being human [series 1-3]. Cambridge. Classic TV Press S.45-46
  3. ^ "Father Brown". Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  4. ^ Neil Genzlinger (9 May 2014). "Literary Help Sending a Shiver Down Your Spine 'Penny Dreadful,' Showtime's Supernatural Entry". Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  5. ^ Emily Verona (28 May 2014). "'Penny Dreadful' Cast: Alex Price Returning As Proteus In Future Episodes Of Showtime Series?". Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  6. ^ Robert Berg (19 May 2014). "Penny Dreadful 1.02: "Séance"". Archived from the original on 15 July 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  7. ^ Wednesday Lee Friday (20 May 2014). "Penny Dreadful Season 1, Episode 2 Review: "Séance"". Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  8. ^ "Alex Price". Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  9. ^ "Alex Price on Twitter Sept 2015". Twitter.
  10. ^ Natalie Li. "Therapy for a 'negative type'. COLOURINGS. Old Red Lion Theatre". Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Cast list, Bingo (2010)". Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  12. ^ Ian Shuttleworth. "Bingo, Minerva Studio, Chichester". Financial Times. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  13. ^ Jonathan Brown. "Beautiful Thing, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester". Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  14. ^ Dominic Cavendish. "Beautiful Thing, Manchester Royal Exchange/ Next Time I'll Sing To You, Orange Tree, Richmond, review". Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  15. ^ Aleks Sierz. "Electra review at Gate Theatre London". Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  16. ^ Michael Billington. "Bingo – review". Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  17. ^ Matt Bourne. "News: Before The Party - Production Images". Retrieved 30 June 2017.[permanent dead link]
  18. ^ Aleks Sierz (10 April 2014). "Birdland, Royal Court Theatre". Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  19. ^ McPhee, Ryan (2 August 2017). "Original Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Trio to Reunite on Broadway; Additional Casting Announced | Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved 2 August 2017.