Biography of Will PoulterWill Poulter (full name is William Jack Poulter) is a winner of BAFTA Film Awards as the Most Promising Newcomer, a winner of MTV Movie Awards in such categories as Breakthrough Performance, Best Fight, and Best Kiss. The actor who played with such big-screen leaders as Tom Hardy and Leonardo DiCaprio in the western by Alejandro González Iñárritu The Revenant, which was nominated for the Oscar in 2016, received a record 12 nominations and won three of them.
ChildhoodThe promising future actor was born in a family of physicians from Hammersmith, British capital area, on January 28, 1993. His mother, Caroline, was a nurse and his father, Neil, was a doctor, Professor of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at Imperial College in London. Will has an older brother and a sister, Ed and Joe, and a younger sister, Charlotte. His grandpa on the mother's side was a foremost expert in the wildlife protection field and worked in Masai Mara National Park located in Kenya where Will's mother spent her childhood.
Career DevelopmentIn 2007, the young Londoner starred in the family film Son of Rambow that was first presented at the Sundance Film Festival and received lots of warm responses from the audience. He portrayed a difficult schoolboy, Lee Carter, who along with his friend, Will Proudfoot (Bill Milner), decided to make a film. A year later, the talented teenager appeared in the Comedy Lab pilot project by Channel 4 called School of Comedy.
All lead characters of the picture were resisting a temptation to commit one of the deadly sins. Will's character, a bad boy Eustace, was resisting his greed, his cousin, Lucy (Georgina Henley) - her envy, Edmund (Skandar Keynes) - his pride. This role earned Poulter a nomination for the Saturn Award as the best young actor.