Kadiff Kirwan is best known for his appearance in shows like Black Mirror, Chewing Gum, Timewasters, Drunk History, and Golden Globe awarded show Fleabag. Most recently, her performance in The Stranger is well received among fans and critics.
Here we will learn seven interesting facts of Kadiff Kirwan.
Kirwan, born on February 3, 1989, is 31 years old, making Aquarius his zodiac sign. He holds British citizenship.
His birthplace is Plymouth, located on the island of Montserrat, United Kingdom. Plymouth is considered the modern-day Pompeii since the town had become buried by the Soufriere Hills volcano in July 1995.
After the eruption, Kadiff, along with his parents, moved to Preston, Lancashire, in 1998. He was nine years old when his family moved to the UK. Currently, the town he once lived has no inhabitants, but interestingly it still serves as the capital of Montserrat.
The British actor joined Twitter in November 2010 with the username @kadiffkirwan. As of now, he has 5,936 followers on Twitter.
Kirwan is also active on Instagram with the username @kadiffkirwan. Here he has 12.6 K followers, and it is only a matter of time till his followers reach millions.
He seems to love Guadeloupe, the French Caribbean island, given the nostalgia-filled images he posted on September 24, 2019. It also marks his first Instagram post.
At the age of 18, Kirwan moved from Lancashire to London in hopes of pursuing a career in acting. Later, he joined the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, whose notable alumni include Tom Payne, Kit Harington, Ben Hardy, Doctor Who star Peter Davison, and Christopher Eccleston, and many others, prominent actors.
Kadiff studied a three-year degree in acting and graduated in 2011. The years he has spent in London has made him a connoisseur of the city as he remarks that he hates the cost of the underground while he loves the facts that 'it is always busy and that whatever the day you can always find something free and cool to do.'
Moreover, he would also love to take his date on the 'National Portrait Gallery, followed by drinks on the Southbank.'
Kadiff Kirwan, born to Matilda Kirwan and Peter Kirwan, considers the volcanic eruption incident as the 'most formative years' of his life. He and his two older brothers were in primary school when the natural disaster led them to abandon the home, which is presently buried 'under 14 feet of ash'.
Nevertheless, he is grateful to live his teen years with his mother, Matilda. Kirwan considers his mother as the star of his family. He also thinks his mother to be the wizard of the kitchen since she can cook whatever food he can think of!
Kadiff cites his co-star from Chewing Gum Michaela Coel as his best friend. However, they had known each other long before working together in the sitcom. Coel and Kadiff met at The Royal National Theatre, colloquially known as the National Theatre.
They also worked together in the National Theatre's Production called Home around 2013 or 2014, where both played the reel-life best friend. Around this time, Coel was busy working in the Chewing Gum. She approached Kadiff with the role of Aaron, and after four auditions, Kadiff eventually received the part.
Kadiff has appeared in numerous projects as a stage and screen actor. He appeared on the production like the Donmar Warehouse and The Old Vic of National Theatre.
Later, Kirwan went on to work in BAFTA awarded show Chewing Gum, earning a significant recognization from the show. He also appeared on the Emmy Award-winning show Black Mirror and showcased his incredible acting skills.
Kirwan had a lead role in the British Academy Television Award-nominated series Timewaster. He has also enjoyed being part of Comedy-drama Fleabag along with actors like Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sian Clifford, and many other prominent actors.
After his impressive acting credits in films as Mary Queen of Scots, Kirwan made his screen comeback with The Stranger. His flourishing career has helped him amass the net worth of $ 1 million.
Besides acting, Kadiff is also making a venture into screenwriting as he is developing a comedy pilot with Hat Trick for BBC and a comedy-drama with Merman.
Kadiff is currently working in the thriller genre series The Stranger, based on the novel of the same title by Harlan Coben. The show, which premiered from Netflix on January 30, 2020, has completed eight episodes as of now and has been well-liked by the viewers.
While he may have known his co-stars after being cast of the show, he knew Hannah before the show. She has been his best friend for 12 years now. Both went to the same drama school and studied in the same class. Just being able to work with his best companion in the show makes it fun for him and thinks of the show as a dream come true.