Taylor Swift's ex-love: Who is Joe Alwyn?

Joe Alwyn was born on February 21, 1991, in London, England. His father is a producer and television presenter, and his mother is a therapist. Alwyn was educated at North London Collegiate School and then studied English Literature at the University of Bristol. After graduating from college, Alwyn focused on his acting career.

By Stephen McWright Published on 8 Temmuz 2024 : 22:27.
Taylor Swift's ex-love: Who is Joe Alwyn?

In April 2023, Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn came to the end of their 6-year-long love story.

The couple was first seen together in late 2016. They initially went to great lengths to keep their relationship secret, rarely making public appearances. "I think we've successfully been very special and now that's caught people's attention," Alywn told British Vogue in 2016.

Joseph Matthew Alwyn (born 21 February 1991) is an English actor. Alwyn made his feature film debut as the titular character in Ang Lee's 2016 war drama Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk and has since played roles in films such as The Favourite (2018), Boy Erased (2018), Mary Queen of Scots (2018), and Harriet (2019). In 2022, he starred in the Hulu drama series Conversations with Friends and the period comedy film Catherine Called Birdy.

Alwyn has also collaborated with Swift on multiple occasions, taking on songwriting duties on her albums Evermore and Folkmore in 2020. "You're the first person I play every song I've written. I had the best time writing songs in quarantine with you," Swift said in a Grammy acceptance speech.

Who is Joe Alwyn?

The British actor, whose full name is Joseph Matthew Alwyn, was born in London in 1991 and was interested in acting from an early age. He joined the National Youth Theater in 2009 and began acting, appearing in two student productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

He graduated from the University of Bristol with a BA in English Literature and Drama in 2012, and a BA in Acting from the Royal Central School of Speech in 2015.

He got his first big break as the lead in Ang Lee's Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. Recently, he took part in successful productions such as the series "Conversations With Friends" and Stars at Noon, which won the Grand Prix award at the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

Joe Alwyn became known for his role in the movie "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" directed by Ang Lee in 2016. Later, he starred in the movie “The Favourite” (2018) alongside Emma Stone and Olivia Colman. Alwyn was most recently praised for his role in the movie “Harriet” in 2020.

Alwyn will also appear alongside Emma Stone and Hunter Schafer in the movie “Kinds of Kindness,” which will be released in 2024. Alwyn had previously worked with the film's director, Yorgos Lanthimos, and thus met Emma Stone.

Emma Stone called Alwyn "one of the sweetest people you'll ever meet." Alwyn is known for his success in his acting career and low profile in his personal life.

Real name: Joseph Matthew Alwyn

Nationality American, British

Date of birth: February 21, 1991

In September 2017, he joined the cast of the Australian-US-produced biographical drama Boy Erased, an adaptation of the novel. In the movie, which was released on September 1, 2018, he plays a student named Henry. On June 13, 2017, it was announced that Alwyn had been cast in the historical drama Mary Queen of Scots. He played Robert Dudley, advisor and lover of Elizabeth I, the film was released on November 15, 2018.