Josef Altin - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 2, 2022

Josef Altin
Nick Name: Yousef Altin
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Game of Thrones, Alienist (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : February 12, 1983 (age 40)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Yusuf Altin
Birth Place: London, England
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Ethnicity: N/A
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married

Body Measurements

Height: 1.68 meter (5 feet 6 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Josef Altin?

Josef Altin is an actor by profession and British by nationality. He is best known for his role as Pypar in Game of Thrones, The Bill, Peep Show, Him & Her, and Casualty.

Josef Altin – Age, Parents, Siblings

Josef Altin’s birth took place on 12 February 1983 in London, England. He was born Yusuf Altin to a Turkish family. Aside from this, nothing is known about his family, parents, siblings, education, and childhood.

young Josef Altin (Image: Twitter)

Education, Ethnicity

The educational history of Josef Altin is unknown. His ethnicity also has not been made clear.

Josef Altin – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Nothing is known of Josef Altin’s personal life. There have been no records of him dating anyone or being in a relationship. 

On his Instagram page, he mentioned that he is a father. So, he might as well be married to a wife and have one or more children.

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Josef Altin – Career

Before fame

Josef Altin began his professional career as an actor in 1999 with the series Psychos. This was followed by roles in Dirty Pretty Things (2002), Babyfather (2002), Blackpool (2004), The Bill (2004-2009), Doctors (2006), Casualty (2006-20019), and Ruby Blue (2007).

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Films, Series

In 2007, Josef Altin began to gain fame with the film Eastern Promises, where he played Ekrem. Since then, he has starred in 10 Days to War (2008), Being Human (2009), and Misfits (2009-2011).

Altin has also acted in Him & Her (2011-2012), Game of Thrones (2011, 2013-2014) as Pypar or Pyp, Vendetta (2013), The Alienist (2018), and Tomb Raider (2018).

He has also appeared in Jamie T’s 2007 music video If You Got The Money and JAveon’s 2013 music video Give Up.

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Josef Altin has starred alongside Daniel Brühl, Dakota Fanning, Luke Evans, Brian Geraghty, etc.

Source: HBO (Josef Altin as Pypar or Pyp in Game of Thrones)

Josef Altin – Net Worth, Salary

Josef Altin’s net worth and salary are all under wraps. 

Josef Altin – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

In Social Media including Twitter and Instagram, he is active while he is absent on Facebook. However, his Instagram page is made private.

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