Callum Robilliard Turner (born 15 February 1990) is an English actor and model, who is known for his roles as Theseus Scamander in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Bill Rohan in Queen and Country, Eli in E4 series Glue and his 2019 role as Shaun Emery in the BBC One TV Series The Capture.
Turner in 2018
Callum Robilliard Turner
15 February 1990
The Capture (2019)
In an interview at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Turner said his mother instilled in him a love of film and inspired him to become an actor. He stated that having grown up on an estate, he distanced himself from the wrong crowds and was inspired to change after being affected by Shane Meadows' A Room for Romeo Brass.
Turner started his career in 2010, modelling for companies such as Next and Reebok, and in his first acting role for the short student film Think of England for the University of Hertfordshire Film and Television programme.
He starred as Tony in Zero, a 2011 film directed by David Barrouk and produced by Michael Riley. He then starred alongside Waterloo Road star Ben-Ryan Davies in 2012 Short film Human Beings, Directed by Jonathan Entwistle.
In early 2013 Turner made a guest appearance in Showtime's historical-fiction drama television series, The Borgias as Calvino. He also starred in short film Alleycats as Eze, Directed by Ian Bonhôte, and had a small role as Phillip in the second series of BBC One's Ripper Street.
In June 2012 Turner was cast in the lead role of John Boorman's film Queen and Country. Turner stated that Boorman revealed secret and personal events from his life, to help Turner to portray his character as best as he could.
In 2020, he played Frank Churchill in the comedy-drama film Emma.
|2016||War & Peace||Prince Anatole Kuragin|
|2019||The Capture||Shaun Emery|
|2010||Think of England||Boy||Short film|
|2012||Human Beings||Scott||Short film|
|2014||Queen and Country||Bill Rohan|
|2017||The Only Living Boy in New York||Thomas|
|2018||Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald||Theseus Scamander|
|2021||The Last Letter from Your Lover||Anthony O’Hare||Post-production|
|2011||The Colour of Home||Charlie||The Cockpit Theatre|
|2013||Hard Feelings||Tone||The Finborough|
On 27 October 2014, it was revealed that Turner was selected as one of the 18 members from the film, TV and gaming industries to receive the 'Breakthrough Brits' award. The awards are arranged by the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), in order to recognise and further develop the skills and careers of new and upcoming stars in the industry. Aside from receiving an award, the crop of Breakthrough Brits will also have the chance to enjoy mentoring and networking sessions with a lineup of U.K. figures, including Simon Pegg and Paul Greengrass.
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