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Edward (Ed) George Skrein

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Birthplace: Camden, Greater London, England, UK
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About Edward (Ed) George Skrein

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Skrein

Edward George "Ed" Skrein (born 29 March 1983) is an English rapper and actor. Aside from his rap career, he is best known for his roles as Daario Naharis in Season 3 of Game of Thrones (2013) and Ajax in Deadpool (2016).

Contents [show] Life and career[edit] Skrein was born in Camden, London, England, and was raised there and in other London boroughs, Haringey and Islington. He is of Austrian Jewish and English descent.[1] Skrein graduated from Central Saint Martins, a public tertiary art school, with a BA Hons degree.[2]

In 2004, Skrein released a three track EP under the record label Dented Records. In 2007, he released his first album, The Eat Up. He has collaborated with a variety of artists including Foreign Beggars, Asian Dub Foundation, Plan B, Dubbledge and Doc Brown. Later that year, Skrein released a collaborative EP, Pre-Emptive Nostalgia, with the group A State of Mind.[3]

Skrein made his acting debut in Plan B's short film Michelle.[4] Skrein got his first lead role in Plan B's Ill Manors. Skrein portrayed Daario Naharis in the third season of the television series Game of Thrones. However, in the fourth season of the series, he had been replaced by Dutch actor Michiel Huisman. Skrein states that "behind the scenes politics" had forced him to leave the show.[5] In 2014, Skrein was cast in The Transporter: Refueled, replacing Jason Statham as the lead. Though the film was critically panned, his performance was praised.[6][7][8][9] In 2016, Skrein played the lead villain, Ajax, in the blockbuster action film Deadpool.[10][11]

On October 23, 2015, Skrein was cast in sci-fi thriller, Gateway 6, alongside Rhys Ifans, with Tanel Toom making his directorial debut. Filming will commence in Estonia in the spring of 2016.[12] On October 29, 2015, Skrein was cast in psychological revenge thriller, In Darkness, alongside Natalie Dormer and Stacy Martin; principal photography will begin early 2016.[13]

Skrein lives with his wife and their son in London.[14] Since he was 15 years old, Skrein has been a swimming coach for the local community.[15][16][17]

Discography[edit] Studio albums Title Details The Eat Up Released: 2007 Label: Dented Records Formats: CD, Digital download Extended plays Title Details Mind Out/Once Upon a Skrein Released: 2004 Label: Dented Records Formats: CD, Digital download Pre-Emptive Nostalgia (with A State of Mind) Released: 2007 Label: Dented Records Formats: CD, Digital download Filmography[edit] Film Year Title Role Notes 2008 Michelle Short film 2012 Piggy Jamie 2012 Ill Manors Edward "Ed" Richardson 2012 The Sweeney David 2013 Goldfish Vincent Short film 2014 Screaming Soul: Poverty Short film 2014 Northmen: A Viking Saga Hjorr 2015 Sword of Vengeance Treden 2015 Tiger House Callum 2015 The Transporter: Refueled Frank Martin 2015 Kill Your Friends Rent 2016 Deadpool Francis Freeman / Ajax 2016 The Model Shane White Post-production Television Year Title Role Notes 2013 The Tunnel Anthony Walsh 3 episodes 2013 Game of Thrones Daario Naharis 3 episodes

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1983
March 29, 1983
Camden, Greater London, England, UK