Alex Hassell

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Alex Hassell
Born (1980-09-17) 17 September 1980 (age 40)
Years active2001–present

Alex Hassell (born (1980-09-17)17 September 1980) is an English actor. He is co-founder of The Factory Theatre Company.

Life and career[edit]

Hassell was born in Southend, the youngest of four, to a vicar.[1] He trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama after completing GCSE and A-Level courses at Moulsham High School, in Chelmsford, Essex.

He has appeared in a number of stage roles, most recently as Hal in Henry IV Parts I and II, and Henry in Henry V, for the Royal Shakespeare Company.[2][3][4]

His first Hollywood role was in George Clooney's Suburbicon (2017), and later that year he appeared in his first major television role in the BBC adaptation of Jessie Burton's The Miniaturist, which first aired on Boxing Day.[5]

Selected credits[edit]



Other works[edit]


  1. ^ Wise, Louis (2017-12-17). "Interview: Alex Hassell, star of The Miniaturist". ISSN 0140-0460. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  2. ^ Hoggard, Liz (2015-11-01). "Alex Hassell: 'Of course you hope people will say – yes, I saw his Henry V'". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  3. ^ Billington, Michael (2015-09-23). "Henry V review – Alex Hassell catches the conscience of the king". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  4. ^ "Alex Hassell | United Agents". Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  5. ^ Conrad, Anna. "Alex Hassell on his mysterious role in The Miniaturist". Retrieved 2017-12-27.

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