- Is a keen supporter of Nottingham Forest soccer team.
- Has voiced Clearasil adverts in the United Kingdom.
- Big break was playing tragic teen Chris in British drama Skins, in which he appeared completely naked in his opening scene.
- Died his hair black and hit the gym to build muscle for his role as Gendry in Game Of Thrones.
- Originally auditioned for the roles of Jon Snow, Pypar and Grenn in Game Of Thrones.