Joe Dempsie - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 30, 2020

Joe Dempsie
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Game of Thrones, Skins
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 22, 1987 (age 33)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Joseph Maxwell Dempsie
Birth Place: Liverpool, England
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Jim Dempsie
Mother's Name: Gret Dempsie
Siblings: 1

Lauren Dempsie (sister)

High School: West Bridgford School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Scottish)
Nationality: British

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.71 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 75 kg (165.35 lb)
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: 14 inch
Chest Size: 39 inch
Waist Size: 30 inch

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Who is Joe Dempsie?

Joe Dempsie is an actor by profession and British by nationality. Among all his TV and film roles, he is best known as Gendry Baratheon in Game of Thrones and as Chris Miles in Skins.

Joe Dempsie: Age, Parents, Siblings

Joe Dempsie’s birth took place on 22 June 1987 in Liverpool, England. He was born as Joseph Maxwell Dempsie to parents Gret Dempsie and Jim Dempsie. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sister named Lauren Dempsie. He was raised in Nottingham.

Source: Instagram (young Joe Dempsie on a visit to Scotland)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Joe Dempsie attended West Bridgford School and later trained at Central Junior Television Workshop.

His ethnicity is English, Scottish.

Joe Dempsie: Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Although most of Joe Dempsie’s personal life is away from the public eye, we do know that he has dated Larissa Wilson and actress Katie McGrath. Currently, he is single, sans girlfriend, wife, or children.

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Joe Dempsie: Career

Before fame

Dempsie started his professional career in 2000. He lent his voice for Clearasil advertisements in the UK. He also has landed minor roles in TV series Peak Practice (2000), Doctors (2001), Sweet Medicine (2003), To Kill a Burglar (2003).

In 2007, he landed the role of Chris Miles in Skinswhich gained him much recognition. Joe Dempsie played the role until 2008. After guest appearances in Doctor Who and Merlin, he landed his breakthrough role of Gendry in Game of Thrones

He appeared in a total of 19 episodes in the series 1-3, 7-8 and had dyed his hair black and hit the gym to prepare for the role.

Source: The Independent (Joe Dempsie as Gendry in Game of Thrones)

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Films, Series

Since then Joe Dempsie has starred in Moving On (2011), Accused (2012), New Worlds (2014), This Is England '90 (2015), Deep State (2018).

In films, he has starred in Heartlands (2002), The Damned United (2009), Monsters: Dark Continent (2014), Dark River (2017), Been So Long (2018), among others. He has also worked with BBC Radio 4 on several projects.

Co-stars

Joe Dempsie has starred alongside Nathalie Emmanuel, Carice van Houten, Jim Broadbent, Dean-Charles ChapmanRichard Dormer.

Source: PinkNews (far left- Joe Dempsie with Skins cast)

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Joe Dempsie: Awards, Nominations

Dempsie was been nominated for 2013’s Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

Joe Dempsie: Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Dempsie is estimated to be around $1 million while the figure on his annual salary is not known.

Joe Dempsie: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Twitter, Joe Dempsie is followed by several hundred thousands of followers. He is absent from Facebook.

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