Jack O'Connell (born 1 August 1990) is an English actor. He is best known for playing Pukey Nicholls in This Is England (2006), Marky in Harry Brown (2009), as James Cook in the E4 teen drama Skins and Eric in Starred Up (2014). He is set to star in the Angelina Jolie directed war-drama Unbroken based on the life of Louis Zamperini.
"Some actors are suburb-famous (these are either Hollywood megastars or in TV shows); some are award-famous (these are the ones who star in biopics and get earnestly interviewed by weekend supplements; they are often not actually famous); some are internet-famous (these are the ones who spawn memes and hashtags and Tumblr accounts and see devoted teenage fans guard them jealously from the rest of the internet). But it’s only Cumberbatch who is all of these, only he who lands the straight flu...