EastEnders’ Actor William Ellis Plays Theo Hawthorne: How Old Is He Now?

William Ellis is known for playing ‘Theo Hawthorne’ in series EastEnders. On 5 April 2023, he first appears in episode 6675, originally broadcast. He is also known for appearing the movies such as, The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler, A Closed Book, Queen of the Desert, Great Expectations and Into the Storm. In 2009, Ellis played the role of Wiktor in the film ‘The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler’. Ellis began acting on screen, in 2006.

William Ellis Plays Theo Hawthorne In ‘EastEnders’

On 29 March 2023, the character and Ellis’ casting details were announced. Theo is introduced as the former teacher of Freddie Slater (Bobby Brazier). Their shared backstory states that Theo would humiliate Freddie in front of his peers. This leads to his arrival when Freddie confronts him over his past actions.

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The character appears as a “pivotal” part of Freddie’s new story exploring attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) when he suggests that Freddie may have the condition. Lucy Robinson from OK! praised the story in an article about symptoms of ADHD.

Who Is William Ellis?

William Ellis age is 43 years old, as of 2023. He was born on 14th September 1980 in London, England. He holds British nationality. He was born to Chris and Becky Ellis. He has two siblings, Adam Ellis and Laura Martin. He stands 5’7”.


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He went to Harrow School and attended Royal Holloway University, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He trained at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). In 2023, a part that Ellis was nominated for “Best Villain” at the Inside Soap Awards.

William Ellis Is Also Into Voice over

Ellis was the voice of Toyota for his 2012 Paris Motor Show event, Stories of Better and also voiced over other British commercials. He portrayed the title role of “Anlace” in the Dragon Quest Swords for Nintendo Wii English Speaking edition in 2008.


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Meet William’s Wife: Alice Ellis

William Ellis is married with Alice Ellis and they tied knot in 2021. Couple don’t have any children right now. Ellis starred alongside Olivia Poulet, playing ‘Uncle Peck’ in Paula Vogel’s play How I Learned to Drive at Southwark Playhouse, in 2015.

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