Dylan Llewellyn Wiki Bio
British actor Dylan John Llewellyn was born under the zodiac sign Virgo in Surrey, England, on 10 September 1992. He has 18 acting credits, and is perhaps known best for portraying Teen Zak in the 2013 romantic science fiction mystery movie “Frequencies”, which starred Eleanor Wyld and Daniel Fraser, and was written and directed by Darren Paul Fisher. Set in an alternate reality where everyone’s born with their own ‘frequency’ meaning how lucky they are, the film follows the unluckiest boy as he’s pursuing the luckiest girl; it won a single award.
Dylan’s currently recording for the upcoming movie “10 Lives”, as well as for new episodes of the series’ “Beyond Paradise” and “Big Boys”.
Education and early life
Dylan was raised in Surrey alongside his two older brothers, by their mother Jacqueline and father Barry Llewellyn; not many other details have been shared about Dylan’s family because he respects their privacy.
He struggled with dyslexia, and thus studied at Mora House School, a special school for children with dyslexia, developmental language disorder and autism; Dylan’s revealed that the school helped him cope with his condition.
He matriculated in 2010 and then enrolled at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in acting in 2014.
Roles in movies
Dylan’s debut film role was playing Ricky in the 2009 short drama “Travel Bag”, and the following year saw him star as Jake in the short drama “Cubicle Two”, which also starred Andrew Buckley and Charlie Clay, and was written and directed by Simon James Green. It follows a bullied young boy who’s met someone the same as him.
In 2014, Dylan portrayed Sam in the comedy “Down Dog”, which starred Nick Moran and Jason Durr, and was written and directed by Andres Dussan. It follows the life of a successful man who’s become the ‘top dog in the sex toy industry’.
Dylan starred as Alexi in the 2021 short drama “Finger Prick”, and the same year saw him play the lead character Anthony Reave in the short crime drama “Reavey Brothers”, which also starred Niall McNamee and Geraldine McAlinden, and was written and directed by John Reavey. It follows the life of aspiring soccer player Anthony from Northern Ireland.
The Reavey Brothers.Niall McNamee, Dylan Llewellyn, Kevin Nugent.
Dylan’s only other film role has been portraying Jeremy in the 2022 romantic comedy “A Grand Romantic Gesture”, which starred Morgan Bedard and Rohain Arora, and was written and directed by Joan Carr-Wiggin. It follows McKee who’s just lost her job and is being encouraged by her husband and daughter to take up cooking, however, she instead enrolls at acting school, and falls in love with another man.
Roles in TV series
Dylan’s debut TV series role was playing Adam Wilcock in the 2010 episode “Keep Her Talking” of the crime drama “The Bill”, and in 2011 and 2012, he starred as Martin ‘Jono’ Johnson in 94 episodes of the soap opera “Hollyoaks”, which today stars Ashley Taylor Dawson and Nick Pickard, and was created by Phil Redmond back in 1995. The series follows a group of teenagers as they’re growing up, it’s aired close to 5,000 episodes and has won 49 of its 274 award nominations.
In 2012, Dylan reprised his role as Jono in five episodes of the romantic musical comedy “Hollyoaks Later”, and the following year saw him play Seb Channing in four episodes of the drama “Holby City”.
In 2021, he voiced the lead character Joe Connolly in all 20 episodes of the animated comedy “Dodo”, which also starred Frankie Fox and James Phoon, and was created by Jack Bennett; it follows the everyday life of 11 years old Joe.
From 2018 through 2022, Dylan portrayed James Maguire in 18 episodes of the comedy “Derry Girls”, which starred Louisa Harland and Saoirse-Monica Jackson, and was created by Lisa McGee. It follows the life of a 16 years old girl during the 1990s Troubles in Northern Ireland, and the series won 14 of the 32 awards for which it was nominated.
— Dylan Llewellyn (@Djllewellyn) March 20, 2019
Dylan’s since had three roles in TV series: he played Wally Nightingale in two episodes of the 2022 biographical musical mini-series “Pistol”, Jack in six episodes of the 2022 comedy “Big Boys”, and PC Kelby Hartford in six episodes of the 2023 crime mystery “Beyond Paradise”.
Some of Dylan’s most recent talk-show appearances have been in “Celebrity Mastermind”, “The Great British Baking Show”, and “Soccer AM”.
Awards and nominations
Dylan was nominated for a 2022 Midlands Movie Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, for his performance in “Finger Prick”.
Love life and relationships
Dylan avoids speaking about his love life in public and we don’t know about any girls, or maybe boys whom he’s dated; he’s a supporter of the LGBTQ+ community and has portrayed multiple gay characters in his TV series, which has made his fans believe that he’s gay, but this is yet to be addressed by Dylan.
There are also those who believe that he was once in a relationship with his “Derry Girls” co-star Nicola Coughlan, as the two were seen spending time together on multiple occasions, however, there are also those who believe that they are only best friends; this hasn’t been confirmed either.
Dylan seems to be unattached as of September 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Dylan was working at a small coffee shop while working on his way up in the film industry, and his manager was rooting for him; everyone was happy in the café when he had his breakthrough, and the manager told him that he would always have a place there.
Close to 300,000 people are following Dylan on Instagram today and he’s posted over 400 pictures and videos onto the network; most feature him spending time with cast members of his movies and TV series, while he’s working out and playing sports in others.
Dylan likes to play PlayStation 5 in his spare time, and some of his favorite games are “Fortnite: Battle Royale”, “Minecraft” and “The Witcher III: Wild Hunt”.
One of his favorite actors is Hugh Grant, and some of his favorite movies include “Love Actually”, “Four Weddings and a Funeral”, and “Notting Hill”.
Appearance and net worth
Dylan’s age is 30. He has brown hair and eyes, weighs around 155lbs (70kgs) and is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall.
Dylan’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of September 2023.