Guest appearances on numerous British TV series followed, before he would make his next feature film appearance in the starring role in About A Boy, based on the novel by Nick Hornby.
Playing Anwar Kharral, a muslim Brit who rebels against his strict upbringing, Dev became one of the show's best-loved actors.
Full Name: Nicholas Caradoc Hoult Date of Birth: December 07, 1989 Place of Birth: Wokingham, Berkshire, UK Nationality: English Eye Color: Blue Hair Color: Dark brown Height: 6′ 2¾” (1.90 m) Although he rose to international fame when he starred as Marcus Brewer opposite Hugh Grant in About A Boy (2002), Nicholas Hoult had actually already appeared in a dozen films and TV productions before that.
Born in Wokingham, England, his first acting job came at the age of six in the Fox Searchlight motion picture Intimate Relations (1996), starring Julie Walters and Rupert Graves.
Nicholas Hoult has yet to be the front-and-forward lead of a box office smash. Mention his name on the Planet Twitter and entire armies of fans begin marching in your direction. Earlier this year, he was terrific as a wild boy in the indecently exciting “Yeah. In my experience certainly it seems much tougher,” Nicholas says.
In recent times, there has been a lot of Hoult to go around.