Alexander Dreymon

Alexander Dreymon (born Alexander Doetsch; 7 February 1983) is a German-born actor. He is best known for portraying Uhtred of Bebbanburg in the television series The Last Kingdom (2015–).[1][2] Dreymon's other notable roles were in Christopher and His Kind (2011) and American Horror Story: Coven (2013–2014). Dreymon also appeared in the WWII film Resistance.[3] He is fluent in German, English, and French.

Alexander Dreymon
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Alexander Doetsch

(1983-02-07) 7 February 1983 (age 38)
EducationDrama Centre London
Years active2010–present

Early lifeEdit

Dreymon was born Alexander Doetsch in Germany, and grew up in the United States, France, and Switzerland.

Dreymon grew up always wanting to be an actor. He has a background in martial arts and also learned to ride horses while living in South Dakota.[4][5] He studied in Paris, then trained for three years at Drama Centre London.


After training for three years at Drama Centre London, Dreymon appeared on stage in London and Paris before making his screen debut in the French one-off-drama Ni reprise, ni échangée, and later played alongside Doctor Who’s Matt Smith in the British movie Christopher and His Kind.[6][3]

Dreymon worked on several independent films in the US as well as portraying Luke Ramsey in five episodes of American Horror Story's third season, Coven.

Dreymon portrays Uhtred of Bebbanburg in the television Series The Last Kingdom on Netflix.



Year Title Role Notes
2011 Christopher and His Kind Caspar TV film
2011 The Last Fashion Show Bruce
2011 Who's Watching Who Shape Shifter Short
2011 Resistance Steiner
2014 Blood Ransom Jeremiah
2015 The Test of Time Steve
2016 Guys Reading Poems Father
2018 Heartlock Lee Haze
2020 Horizon Line Jackson


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Ni reprise, ni échangée [fr] Alexandre
2013 American Horror Story: Coven Luke Ramsey
2015–present The Last Kingdom Uhtred of Bebbanburg Main role


  1. ^ "TV Pick of the Day: The Last Kingdom, BBC 2, October 22". Western Morning News. 2015-10-22. Archived from the original on 2015-11-26. Retrieved 2015-11-12.
  2. ^ Hughes, Sarah (19 November 2015). "The Last Kingdom's Alexander Dreymon: the new Poldark? 'I don't thrive on being the guy who goes topless'". the Guardian. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  3. ^ Debnath, Neela (16 March 2017). "The Last Kingdom: Alexander Dreymon reveals 'horrible experience' on set during filming".
  4. ^ "Alexander Dreymon Cool Interview | The Last Kingdom | Australia". Carousel Australia. 14 June 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Interview with Alexander Dreymon". DA MAN TV. 22 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Alexander Dreymon". IMDB.

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