May. 30th, 1995
Westminster, London, England
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Jonah Andre Hauer-King is an English-American actor. He was born and raised in London, and is a dual citizen of the UK and the United States. Hauer-King has starred in the films The Last Photograph (2017) and A Dog's Way Home (2019), and appeared in the television miniseries Howards End (2017) and Little Women (2017). Hauer-King also starred and has a main role in the BBC TV drama series World on Fire which aired in 2019 and has recently been commissioned for a second series.
Hauer-King was born in Westminster, London, the son of Debra Hauer, a theatre producer and therapist, and Jeremy King, a prominent London restaurateur. His father is British and his mother is American. Hauer-King was raised Jewish. His maternal grandparents left Warsaw in the 1930s.
He began his career at the Lyric Belfast, in Simon Stephen's 'Punk Rock'. After attending Eton College, he went to St John's College, Cambridge, and graduated in theology and religious studies, juggling acting roles on stage and screen whilst he was there.
His first feature was a lead role in Danny Huston's The Last Photograph, which received its world premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. He played Laurie in the 2017 BBC version of Little Women, and starred as Andrius Aras in the film Ashes in the Snow (2018), opposite Bel Powley, David in Postcards from London (2018), and as Lucas in the film A Dog's Way Home (2019). His upcoming roles include The Song of Names and Once Upon a Time in Staten Island. His most recent feature was playing Harry Chase in BBC World War II drama World on Fire (2019). King also appeared in the television film Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar. On 12 November 2019, it was announced that King would play Prince Eric in the upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid.
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