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Alexander Dreymon
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Doetsch in 2019
Born
Alexander Doetsch

(1983-02-07) 7 February 1983 (age 41)
Germany
Education Drama Centre London (BA)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • model
  • television director
Years active 2010–present
Known for Uhtred in The Last Kingdom
Partner(s) Allison Williams (2019–present; engaged)
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Alexander Dreymon (born Alexander Doetsch; 7 February 1983) is a German actor. He is best known for portraying Uhtred of Bebbanburg in the television series The Last Kingdom (2015–2022). Dreymon's other notable roles were in Christopher and His Kind (2011) and American Horror Story: Coven (2013–2014). Dreymon also appeared in the 2011 World War II film Resistance.

Early life

Dreymon was born Alexander Doetsch in Germany, and grew up in the United States, France, and Switzerland.

Dreymon grew up always wanting to be an actor. He has a background in martial arts and learned to ride horses while living in South Dakota. He studied in Paris, then trained for three years at Drama Centre London.

Career

After training for three years at Drama Centre London, Dreymon appeared on stage in London and Paris before making his screen debut in the French one-off-drama Ni reprise, ni échangée, and later played alongside Doctor Who’s Matt Smith in the British movie Christopher and His Kind.[3]

Dreymon worked on several independent films in the US as well as portraying Luke Ramsey in five episodes of American Horror Story's third season, Coven.

Dreymon portrays Uhtred of Bebbanburg in the television Series The Last Kingdom on Netflix. He also directed the second episode of the fifth season.

Personal life

In late 2019, Dreymon began dating actress Allison Williams. They met while filming Horizon Line. In late 2021, they had a son. In December 2022, it was reported that the couple had become engaged.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Christopher and His Kind Caspar TV film
2011 The Last Fashion Show Bruce
2011 Who's Watching Who Shape Shifter Short
2011 Resistance Steiner
2014 Blood Ransom Jeremiah
2015 The Test of Time Steve
2016 Guys Reading Poems Father
2018 Heartlock Lee Haze
2020 Horizon Line Jackson
2023 The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die Uhtred of Bebbanburg Executive producer

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Ni reprise, ni échangée [fr] Alexandre
2013 American Horror Story: Coven Luke Ramsey
2015–2022 The Last Kingdom Uhtred of Bebbanburg Main role (46 episodes); also director (Season 5, Episode 2)

See also

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