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Seven facts About Locke & Key Star Felix Mallard

Shrijan Published On Thu Dec 19 2019   Modified On Tue Feb 25 2020
Seven facts About Locke & Key Star Felix Mallard

Australian actor/model/musician Felix Mallard maybe a relative novice in the acting business, but he is already turning heads with his long stint in the Australian TV staple Neighbours and the American sitcom, Happy Together.

At 20 years old, Felix's career is one to watch. He is slated to appear in the upcoming Netflix romantic-drama, All the Bright Places, and the upcoming Netflix drama series Locke & Key.

The series stars Connor Jessup, Darby Stanchfield, Laysla De Oliveira, Griffin Gluck and a few others as the lead.

But did you know that he was a fencer? Or that he plays guitar and sings for a punk rock band? 

Get to know Felix Mallard better with this list of 7 lesser-known facts about the actor set to be the next big thing to come out of Australia.

7. He is a professional fencer

Felix took up fencing during his school years. He had an innate knack for the sport even for someone who was only 10 and performed at state and national levels. 

Felix in his fencing gear
Felix in his fencing gear
Source: Pinterest

He took home two bronze medals representing Australia at the 2012 Victorian National Champions.

6. Played in a sitcom loosely based on Harry Styles' life

Upon his move to the states, Felix was offered the role of Cooper James in the CBS sitcom, Happy Together. Cooper is the fictional adaptation of former One Direction singer Harry Styles. 

The sitcom loosely follows Harry Styles' life after the popularity of the boy-band One Direction overwhelmed Styles.

5. He is a musician and performs for his punk rock band, Enemies Alike

A man of many talents, Felix is an accomplished musician as well. He can play the acoustic and electric guitar and showcases his talent on his Instagram.

Felix performing with friend Zoe Cramond
Felix performing with friend Zoe Cramond
Source: Instagram @itsfelixwhat

He lent his musical talents to the punk rock band, Enemies Alike, where he sings and plays the guitar. 

4. He is an accomplished male model

The multi-faceted Felix is also an accomplished model. He has walked the runway for such agencies as Vivien Models where he continues working to this day.

3. Gained prominence from the Australian soap opera, Neighbours

Not only does Felix share the same nationalities as other Aussie greats like Russell Crowe, Margot Robbie, and Liam Hemsworth, his career also follows the same trajectories as theirs. 

Felix Mallard as Ben Kirk in Neighbours
Source: IMDb

Following the paths of other Aussie actors, his first mainstream role came as part of the long-running Australian soap opera, Neighbours. He would make appearances in 682 episodes altogether as Ben Kirk.

2. Is reportedly worth $400k

Felix has enjoyed mainstream success in Australia as part of Neighbours, and worldwide as Cooper in Happy Together. 

During his brief yet successful career, he was able to accumulate $400k. While his primary source of income is his full-time career as an actor, he has also gained success as a musician and a model, propelling his wealth to six figures.

1. He is an Aussie

Felix joins a long list of movie stars and performers to hail from Down Under. He was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. 

Joining the ranks of such actors like Hugh Jackman, Chris Hemsworth, Margot Robbie, Nicole Kidman, among others, Felix could be the next big thing to come out of Australia.