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Dominic Anthony Sherwood

(1990-02-06) 6 February 1990 (age 34)
  • Actor
  • model
Years active 2010–present

Dominic Anthony Sherwood (born 6 February 1990) is an English actor and model, best known for his roles as Christian Ozera in the teen vampire film Vampire Academy (2014), Jace Wayland on the Freeform fantasy series Shadowhunters (2016-2019), Kurt in the series Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (2020) and Jeff Murphy in the Netflix legal drama Partner Track (2022).

Early life

Sherwood was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. He attended Oakwood Park Grammar School in Maidstone for his secondary school education. After studying drama and theatre in Maidstone and Sevenoaks, he left to work abroad, starting in Kenya and working for six months before moving to London.


Sherwood's first acting role came in 2010, with his appearance as Jack Simmons in the third season of The Cut. The following year, he guest starred as a waiter named Tom in the Sadie J episode "Cherylistic". In 2012, he had a small role in the drama film Not Fade Away as a young Mick Jagger. He landed his first notable role in 2014, as Christian Ozera in the satirical horror film Vampire Academy, based on the novel by Richelle Mead.

In February 2015, he became known for his appearance in Taylor Swift's music video for her single "Style", which was directed by Kyle Newman. On 20 April 2015, it was announced he was chosen to play Jace Herondale in the Freeform fantasy drama series Shadowhunters, an adaptation of Cassandra Clare's The Mortal Instruments book series. He also co-starred alongside Ed Westwick and Jeremy Sumpter in the thriller film Billionaire Ransom, and will appear in the horror-thriller film Don’t Sleep with Drea de Matteo and Cary Elwes.

In 2020, Sherwood starred in the dark fantasy TV series Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, which was cancelled after one season.

On 13 September 2021 it was reported that Sherwood will be starring in a reboot of Arnold Schwarzenegger's 1996 film Eraser titled Eraser: Reborn which and was released on March 31. 2022. It was reported on 15 March 2022 that the movie will be released on Digital, Blu-ray & DVD on 7 June 2022, and is also available for streaming on HBO Max since autumn 2022.

Sherwood will also be starring in the upcoming Netflix series Partner Track based on Helen Wan's novel of the same name. Principle production for the series began in September 2021 and ended in late February 2022 in New York. On 30 July Netflix released the official trailer for Partner Track confirming that the series will be released on 26 August 2022.

On 11 April 2022 he began hosting a Shadowhunters rewatch podcast with co-star Katherine McNamara called Return to the Shadows.

Personal life

Sherwood dated his Vampire Academy and Shadowhunters co-star Sarah Hyland from 2015 to 2017. Since 2021 Sherwood has been dating actress Decker Sadowski.

Sherwood has sectoral heterochromia; one of his eyes is blue while the other is half blue-half brown.


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Not Fade Away Mick Jagger Supporting role
2014 Vampire Academy Christian Ozera Main role
2016 Billionaire Ransom James Herrick Main role
2017 Don't Sleep Zach Bradford Main role
2022 Eraser: Reborn Mason Pollard Main role
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2010 The Cut Jack Simmons Recurring role; 11 episodes
2011 Sadie J Tom Episode: "Cherylistic"
2013 Mayday Louis Episode: "1.1"
2016–2019 Shadowhunters Jace Main role
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor (2018)
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor (2019)
2016 Modern Family James Episode: "Crazy Train"
2020 Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Kurt Recurring role
2022 Partner Track Jeff Murphy Main role
Music video roles
Year Title Artist
2013 "I Want You to Know" Tchengiz
2015 "Style" Taylor Swift
2017 "Au Revoir" Katie Welch

See also

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