- The youngest of eight siblings, most of whom work in the creative arts.
- Was a member of his family's band, the Wee Urchins, and performed at fairs and events.
- According to his mother, grew up not watching television.
- Asked his parents if he could try acting after his older sister got into acting.
- Did a lot of improv during his audition for Lights Out (2016).
- As of 2016, he has never taken acting classes or used acting coaches.