Ed Skrein

Active - 2012 - Present  |   Born - Mar 29, 1983 in Camden, London, England  |  

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  • As a teenager, he was stabbed and spent five days in the hospital. The experience led him on a path to focus on creative endeavors and give back to the community.
  • Began teaching swimming to local children at age 15 and set up his own swimming academy in Islington, London.
  • Was a rapper under the pseudonym Dinnerlady P.I.M.P. and released an album, The Eat Up, in 2007.
  • Collaborated with musician Ben Drew, better known as Plan B, who later gave Skrein his first lead role in the film Ill Manors.
  • Played Daario Naharis on three episodes of Game of Thrones before being replaced by Michiel Huisman.
  • Swam the English Channel to raise money and awareness for the British charity, the NSPCC.