Joe Gilgun Biography
- Age: 33 years old
- Birth Nation: England
- Height: 6 Feet
- Name: Joe Gilgun
- Birth Name: Jospeh William Gilgun
- Nick Name: Joe
- Father: Andrew Gilgun
- Mother: Judith Gilgun
- Nationality: English
- Birth Place/City: Chorley
- Ethnicity: White Ethnicity
- Profession: Actor
- Eye Color: Hazel
- Hair Color: Brown Dark
- Face Color: White
- Famous for: Actor
- Education: Southlands High School
- Awards: SFX Awards
- Online Presence: Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
- Movies: Enemy of Man
- TV Show: This Is England '90
- Sisters: Jennie Gilgun,
- Siblings: Rosie Gilgun 20
Jospeh William Gilgun is popularly known as Joe Gilgun in the British entertainment industry as an English actor. He is best known for his role as Eli Dingle in ITV’s Emmerdale, as woody in the movie this is England and as Rudy Wade in E4’s Misfits. Joe Gilgun was born in the year 1984 at Chorley, Lancashire, England from parents Judith and Andrew. He has two little sisters named Jennie and Rosie. He has attended Rivington VA Primary School and Southlands High School. He started his drama workshops at the age of eight and was described as having the exceptional talent. He has been active in this occupation since 1994.
Joe Gilgun got his first TV acting role as a child actor playing as Jamie Armstrong in the drama series Coronation Street from 1994-1997. He performed until three years and began to study art at Runshaw College. Afterwards, he took a break in his teens and began acting part-time in local and national stage productions. He began playing in the stage. Since 2006, he returned to acting for full time from the television series called “Emmerdale” which was aired from 2006-2010. Afterwards in 2010 he appeared in This is England ’86 in 2010, This is England ’88 in 2011, Misfits 2011-2013, Ripper Street 2013 and Coming Up 2013. His upcoming drama series is This is England ’90.
Joe Gilgun made his debut in films from the movie called This is England as the kind hearted skinhead Woody. The movie had won several awards including BAFTA Awards for Best British Film in 2008. Afterwards he appeared in the movies like Harry Brown as Kenneth “Kenny” Soames in 2009, Top of the Range as Joe in 2010, Screwed in 2011 as Karl, Lockout in 2012 as Hydell, Tennis in 2013 as Jerry, Pride in 2014 as Mike and Enemy of Man in 2014 as Gallow. The movie is in its pre-production now. For his excellent performances, he has been nominated for several categories of the prestigious awards in different times eventually winning Virgin Media TV Awards for Best Newbie and SFX Awards for Breakout Star in the year 2012 for the movie Misfits. Besides working on stage as plasterer, television series and movies, he has also appeared in the music videos.
Joe Gilgun has dyslexia and ADHD which he describes are his “biggest pain in life”. He is open in his interviews about his problems. While acting for the This is England stories, he made a good bond and relation with his co-stars referring them as “the gang.” As the symbol of closeness to the character of the play, he has made a tattoo of the name ‘Lol’ across his hand.
Joe Gilgun has a very tiny slim and lanky body features. He stands the height of 6 feet and has reached the age of 30. There is no information available regarding his girlfriend, dating and affairs. Thus, it helps to the rumor and speculation on his sexuality that if he is a gay. He has not confirmed anything else yet and has maintained privacy on his personal life.
There are many of his fans who want to know more on him. There are lots of articles and biography written on him. The internet sites hold thousands of his pictures where his shirtless sexy pictures are also available. His fans can follow him on the social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook and get updated with his recent activities and know more on him.
- Last modified : 20 September, 2014
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