Dylan Kingwell is a young and talented actor who earned international recognition from his early age. Dylan Kingwell is famous for his series rhythmic role as Victor on A&E’s The Returned. Handsome Dylan is also popular for roles on Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events and ABC’s The Good Doctor.
Table of Biography
Age, Family, Parents, siblings, childhood, and Education
Dylan was born on July 6, 2004, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is currently 16 years old and his birth sign is cancer. His nationality is Canadian. Cute Dylan lives in a family of five members. He has two sisters, one younger and another older. His passion for acting started developing since he was too small. When he was only around three years old, he would often go with his mother to Starbucks where he would go around introducing himself to complete strangers.
His parents recognized very soon that he was a very social child and thought that they should let him try acting. They talked to several talent agents, asking for representation. Finally one of them agreed after hearing him recite a children’s picture book from memory. Then he got a chance in his first commercial, which was for Hasbro for Candy Land Castle.
Young actor, Dylan is just 16 years old so it is quite obvious that he is an undergraduate. However, we do not have any information regarding his school and high school name.
Career and professional life
This cute and talented actor has been involving in acting since the age of four and has done multiple national and international commercials. He was first seen on television in 2011 in the telefilm named ‘To the Mat’ where he played the son of Daniel Cudmore’s character, Jordy Slocum. Likewise, he also had a minor role in the 2014 Tim Burton-directed film Big Eyes.
First appearance on the big screen
Dylan appeared on the big screen for the first time, in 2013 playing a character credited simply as “Little Boy” in the fantasy drama ‘The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet’.After that, he guest-starred in an episode of ‘The Tomorrow People’.
He was cast in a small role in Tim Burton’s movie ‘Big Eyes’ which revolves around American artist Margaret Keane (Amy Adams). She is recognized for drawing characters with large eyes whose credit is taken by her husband Walter (Christoph Waltz).
First short film
He did his very first short film, ‘Soldiers of Earth’ in 2014, and in 2015, he landed the role of Victor in the French series ‘Les Revenants’, titled ‘The Returned’ which is the A&E’s remake of 2012. This was his first major role. The show premiered on 9t of March and after airing the entire first season (comprised of 10 episodes), it ended on the 11th of May. In June, A&E announced that they had canceled the show.
In 2015 he did three Christmas-themed telefilms ‘Ice Sculpture Christmas’, ‘The Christmas Note’, and ‘Wish Upon a Christmas’ where he appeared as the younger version of Jared Padalecki’s character, Sam Winchester’, in a season episode 8 of ‘Supernatural’.
Acting in 2016 and 2017
Then in 2016, he appeared in only one project, a telefilm named ‘The Wilding’. He was quite active in 2017. In the telefilm ‘Manny Dearest’ he appeared as Max Clark. Also, he played the role of Arthur Henderson in the telefilm ‘Campfire Kiss’. He was then cast as Sean Keegan in the telefilm ‘Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library’. He also played in ABC’s medical drama ‘The Good Doctor’ as the character Steve Murphy, the brother of the protagonist Shawn Murphy (Freddie Highmore). Similarly, he also played the role of Evan Gallico, who is supposed to be a lookalike of Steve, in an episode of the series.
Role in Series of Unfortunate Events
This talented cutie got a role in Netflix’s black-comedy drama ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events‘ as Duncan and Quigley Quagmire. Based on Lemony Snicket’s children’s novel series of the same name, the show also stars, Patrick Warburton as Lemony Snicket, Neil Patrick Harris as Count Olaf, Malina Weissman as Violet Baudelaire, and Louis Hynes as Klaus Baudelaire. They premiered the series on 17th January 2017 and has aired two seasons to date.
Net worth, Awards, and nomination
The net worth of this young boy is approximately $400,000 according to makefacts.com. The primary source of his income is his profession as a TV actor. The actor seems to have a very bright future as he has won the heart of lots of people around the globe.
This cute and talented child actor has won a ‘Joey Award’ for the best young actor in a TV series drama for the year 2016. Many people love his acting and his roles in movies and short films.
As per his Instagram account, handsome is dating his beautiful Lola Flanery. Lola is also an actress who started her career as a model. Both Dylan and Lola have been uploading their pictures on Instagram for a few months. But, they have not confirmed their relationship yet. They have never said that they are in a relationship and dating. However, they look happy together.
Dylan is a quite good looking actor and he has become very handsome these days. His eyes are brown colored and his hair color is brown too. He is a growing actor whose height is 5 feet 7 inches in the year 2020. The slim and tall actor weighs about 60kg.
Dylan is popular among teenagers and loved by many. He is quite famous on social media with 409k followers on Instagram and more than 10,000 followers on Twitter.