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Connor Ryan Swindells
19 September 1996
Connor Ryan Swindells (born 19 September 1996) is an English actor and model. Beginning his career in the mid-2010s, he came to prominence for portraying Adam Groff on the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education (2019–present).
Swindells was born in Lewes, East Sussex. His mother died from bowel cancer when he was seven years old. After her death, he and his father went to live with Connor's paternal grandparents in West Chiltington until moving out to Billingshurst, both in the Horsham District of West Sussex. Swindells attended Rydon Community College and Steyning Grammar School.
He started acting when he saw an audition poster for a local play and his friend dared him to audition; he got the lead role. He then acted in two more local plays and got an agent at the end of the third play.
..... He also appeared in an episode of Sky One drama Jamestown, playing Fletcher.
In March 2017, Swindells was cast to replace Joe Alwyn as Donald in The Vanishing, a Scottish psychological thriller film directed by Kristoffer Nyholm, starring Gerard Butler and Peter Mullan. Principal photography started in April 2017, it was released on 4 January 2019.
He starred as Adam in the 2018 drama film VS. directed by Ed Lilly.
Since 2019, he has appeared alongside Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey, Asa Butterfield, and Gillian Anderson in the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education as Adam Groff, the headmaster's son, initially a bully who has a tense relationship with his father.
|Denotes works that have not yet been released|
|2019||The Vanishing||Donald McArthur|
|2019–present||Sex Education||Adam Groff||Main role; 24 episodes|
|2021||Vigil||Lieutenant Simon Hadlow||Miniseries|
|2022||SAS: Rogue Heroes||David Stirling||Miniseries|
Awards and nominations
|2017||Screen International||Stars of Tomorrow||Himself||Won|
|2019||MTV Movie Awards||Best Kiss (with Ncuti Gatwa)||Sex Education||Nominated|
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