Harry Treadaway is an English actor, best known as Victor Frankenstein in the horror-drama series Penny Dreadful.
He has been announced in the upcoming TV show Star Trek: Picard. He is set to play Romulan Narek in the sci-fi series starring Sir Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard.
Here are 7 facts you should know about Harry.
7. He Has a Twin Brother, Who Is Also an Actor
Harry shared his mother's womb with Luke Treadaway. They were both born on 10 September 1984, although Luke was born slightly earlier than Harry.
Luke has appeared in such movies as Clash of the Titans, The Whistleblower, and Unbroken.
6. He Was In a Band With His Twin Brother Luke
Harry played in the band Lizardsun with his brother Luke. The band, consisting of the Treadaway brothers and Matt Conyngham and Seth Campbell was started when they were teenagers with the help of their secondary school drama teacher Phil Gasson. They took musical inspiration from Eddie Vedder, of Pearl Jam fame.
5. His Remarkable Professional Movie Debut With His Twin
Debuts are an important part of an artist's repertoire. You never know if your first impressions become your last one.
Harry had a remarkable professional debut. He and his twin brother played conjoined twins in the 2005 mockumentary Brothers of the Head.
The movie centers around conjoined twins Tom Howe and Barry Howe who play in a punk-rock band. Throughout the filming of the movie, Harry and his twin Luke had to be connected all day, performing together and sleeping together.
They also performed songs live in-studio and on stage.
4. He Played Victor Frankenstein in Penny Dreadful
Harry played the small screen adaptation of Mary Shelley's character Victor Frankenstein in the British-American horror series Penny Dreadful.
Harry's portrayal of the ambitious scientist who brings an inanimate corpse to life was lauded by critics and fans alike. He remained a central character throughout the 3-season-run of the show.
3. Set to Appear in Star Trek: Picard
About his role in the upcoming series, Harry said:
“I play a Romulan agent who is involved in trying to uncover some truths, which he needs to get to the bottom of to save a lot of people, but I can't say much more.”
2. Started His Career In The Theatre
Before Harry would go on to become the star he is today, Harry honed his craft in theatres in London. He enrolled in the National Youth Theatre with his brother Luke.
His most notable work includes the role of Franz in Mark Ravenhill's play "Over There" for the Royal Court Theater in London.
1. Was In a Relationship With Holliday Grainger
Harry has been in a longstanding relationship with English actress Holliday Grainger.
Their relationship started circa 2015, and they have been together ever since.