Actor Harry Treadaway was born September 10, 1984 in Exeter, Devon, England. He is the twin brother of actor Luke Treadaway, known for his work as Adam on the British drama, The Innocence Project. Harry received a nomination for “Most Promising Screen Newcomer” from the British Independent Film Awards for his first feature film, Brothers of the Head. Harry attended Queen Elizabeth’s Community College in Crediton, and trained at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He was also a member of the National Youth Theatre, and has also played in a band called Lizardsun.
Harry Treadaway made his professional acting debut in Brothers of the Head, featuring the story of Tom and Barry Howe. Some of Treadaway’s other commitments while still in school include acting on ITV’s Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder in 2006. He also became known for reading the play Myrna Molloy for the Operating Theatre Company. After his graduation, Harry Treadaway took on more varied roles. He was cast in the series Afterlife, and took on work like Recovery, for Tiger Aspect. This enabled him to play a son to David Tennant and Sarah Parish. He soon landed the role of Mark Brogan on the series Meadowlands, where his character shows a frail and introverted side. Treadaway was next seen alongside Samantha Morton in the film Control, a story about the 1970s band, Joy Division. He played Stephen Morris, the drummer of the band, in the movie. In 2008, he was seen in Love You More, a drama by Sam Taylor Wood. Treadaway was soon given the role of Matthew Ryan in the short thriller The Disappeared, directed and co-written by Johnny Kevorkian. Working on television, the actor has also been seen as Billy in The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall, a drama. Treadaway has been cast in the family film City of Ember, starring Bill Murray, Tim Robbins and Martin Landau.
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