“In many ways, he's a long, long way away from me. I'm from London, and he's a Texan soldier. But at the heart of it, the story is about a boy finding his place in the world. Although that takes place within this framework of this halftime show and the war and all these bigger things swirling around him, its heart is something very relatable.”
“Talking to people who have served was eye-opening and left me with a huge amount of respect for what they do.”
Joe Alwyn (born Joseph Matthew Alwyn, Feb. 21, 1991 in London) is a British actor and possible boyfriend to pop star Taylor Swift. He was raised in North London and attended the National Youth Theater. He studied English and drama at the University of Bristol. The well trained thespian also graduated with a BA in Acting from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Joe got his first big break playing the title role in the 2016 Iraq war drama Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk opposite Kristen Stewart and Vin Diesel. In Mar. 2017, it was announced that he will be starring opposite Oscar winner Emma Stone in the period piece The Favourite. On May 16, 2017, it was reported that he and pop sensation Taylor Swift were involved in a secret romance.
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Joe is best known as a British actor and Taylor Swift’s rumored boyfriend.
Joe’s mom is a psychotherapist and his father makes film documentaries. He is signed to the powerhouse Creative Artists Agency for representation. After his breakout performance in Billy Lynn, he has been touted as Hollywood’s “Next Big Thing.”