If you’re favorite part of the ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ series premiere was Frank Dillane’s handsome face, then you are in luck! Here’s 5 things you need to know about the actor behind Nick Clark!
Frank Dillane, 24, solidified his star status on the Aug. 23 series premiere of Fear The Walking Dead. On screen he is Nick Clark, a lead character with a devastating drug problem, but who is the handsome man behind the character?
Believe it or not, you may already know who Frank is. Check out all of the facts HollywoodLife.com uncovered below!
1.) Frank Was Young Tom Riddle In ‘Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince’
Yes, it’s true! If you thought Frank looked familiar, that’s because you’ve definitely seen him before. In 2009, Frank portrayed 16-year-old Tom Riddle in Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince!
2.) Frank Hasn’t Seen Any Of ‘The Walking Dead’
Even though he now stars on the show’s companion series, Frank recently told EW that he’s never seen a single episode of The Walking Dead. “I haven’t seen it yet at all. I’m trying to stay clear as much as possible,” Frank explained. “My understanding is it’s a very different show and certainly different characters, so I’ve stayed clear of it.”
3.) Frank Has A Connection To ‘Game Of Thrones’
Although he’s never appeared on the show, Frank’s dad, Stephen Dillane, portrays Stannis Baratheon on HBO’s Game Of Thrones. In fact, if it weren’t for his dad’s lucrative acting career, Frank may have never made his way into Hollywood. His first role was at just 6 years old when he appeared as an extra in his dad’s film, Welcome To Sarajevo.
4.) Frank Read ‘Confessions Of An English Opium Eater’ To Prepare For ‘Fear’
In case you missed the series premiere of Fear The Walking Dead, Frank’s character, Nick, is a drug addict who is living a pretty hardcore junkie life on the streets of Los Angeles. Frank revealed that in order to prepare for the role, he carried around Thomas De Quincey‘s 1821 memoir, “Confessions Of An English Opium Eater.”
5.) Frank Appeared In Season 1 Of ‘Sense8’
If you haven’t already binge-watched Netflix’s original series Sense8, now is definitely the time to do it. Not only is it an incredible show, but Frank also appears in a few episodes as a close friend of one of the lead characters. Oh, and he also uses his very own sexy English accent on the show. Swoon!
Tell us, HollywoodLifers — What do YOU think of Frank on Fear The Walking Dead? Comment below!
— Lauren Cox