Jacob Fortune-Lloyd is an English film and television actor who plays Townes in the hit Netflix drama miniseries The Queen's Gambit. Besides that, he has had notable roles in movies like Crooked House and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, as well as TV series like Wolf Hall, Medici, Endeavour, and Strike Back.
Jacob Fortune-Lloyd is one of the main characters of the Netflix coming-of-age period drama miniseries The Queen's Gambit.
He plays Townes, a chess player, and the love interest of the main character, Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy).
The Queen's Gambit features such actors as Bill Camp, Moses Ingram, Harry Melling, Isla Johnston, Christiane Seidel, Rebecca Root, Akemnji Ndifornyen, Marielle Heller, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Marcin Dorociński, to name a few.
Besides Netflix's The Queen's Gambit, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd has been in a litany of other movies and TV shows.
His movie credits include Crooked House and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
On television, he has played Francis Weston in the BBC Two serial drama series Wolf Hall, Cesar in the BBC drama series The Collection, Francesco Salviati in the historical drama series Medici, Don Mercer in the ITV detective drama series Endeavour, and Spiegel in the Cinemax action-drama series Strike Back.
Jacob Fortune-Lloyd was born in the Borough of Hillingdon, West London, England.
He is a graduate of Oxford University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature. He went on to study acting at London's prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Jacob Fortune-Lloyd is not married at the time of this writing. He has also been notoriously tight-lipped about his personal life on social media.
Jacob Fortune-Lloyd is estimated to have a net worth of around $500 thousand, according to some online sources.