Adam Hugill is an English actor who is well known for playing the lead role of Constable Carrot Ironfoundersson in the television series ‘The Watch’ (2020).
Adam Hugill was born on Tuesday, July 22, 1997 (age 24 years; as of 2021) in Yorkshire, England. He was intrigued by acting at the age of twelve when he attended a two-week summer acting course with his sister. Thereafter, his acting potential was spotted by one of his school teachers, who fueled Hugill’s desire to become an actor. Later, he also helped Hugill to apply to drama school in London. In an interview, while talking about his teacher Hugill said,
He nurtured me throughout my teens…He took me to see the regional theatre. He took me to the Royal Shakespeare Company and showed me movies.”
During his teenagehood, Adam was a skilled rugby player, and he also went on a rugby tour in Cape Town, South Africa, at the age of 17. From 2015 to 2018, he pursued a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Professional Acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). Independent Talent
Height (approx.): 6′
Hair Color: Ash Brown
Eye Color: Grey
Adam Hugill’s elder sister’s name is Jessica Hugill. Not much is known about his parents.
In 2018, he starred in the short film ‘Angel.’
In 2019, Adam Hugill starred in the theatrical production ‘Standing at the Sky’s Edge’ as Jimmy. Staged at Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England, the play earned the title of Best Musical Production at the UK Theatre Awards (2019). The narrative progresses from a steelworker in the 1960s to a refugee family in the 1980s to a young professional in 2016, all three of them living in Park Hill, a council housing estate in Sheffield.
He made his television debut in 2019 with the American crime drama ‘Pennyworth’ in which he played the role of Jack, a junior detective.
In the same year, he made a brief appearance in the critically-acclaimed British war drama series ‘World on Fire’ in which he played the role of Vic. He came into the limelight in 2019 when he played the role of Private Atkins in the Oscar-nominated British war film ‘1917.’
In 2020, he starred as Kayden in the film ‘How to Stop a Recurring Dream.’
In the 2020 British horror film ‘The Banishing,’ Adam played the role of Frank Peerless. He rose to prominence with the fantasy police procedural series ‘The Watch’ in which he played the lead role of Constable Carrot Ironfoundersson, the idealistic recruit, a human who was abandoned at birth and raised by dwarfs. Set in the fictional city of Ankh-Morpork, where crime has been legalized, the series centers on a group of misfit cops as they rise from decades of helplessness to save their corrupt city from catastrophe.
- Film: Rust and Bone (2012)
- Actress: Marion Cotillard
- Actor: Matthias Schoenaerts
- Singer: Nick Cave
- Tea house: Hawnby Tea Room
- Adam Hugill was included in the list of “20 On-the-Rise Performers You Need to Know in 2021.”
- He won the title of Best Actor in a Musical Award at The Stage Debut Awards (2019) for playing the lead role of Jimmy in the musical ‘Standing at the Sky’s Edge.’
- He is an avid tea lover. In an interview, while sharing his favorite memory, he said,
My fondest memories are being sick to the stomach from drinking far too much tea on a December’s night in a freezing cold, flagstone-floored sitting room with only a small electric heater to keep us warm. HEAVEN.”
- Reportedly, in 2021, Adam Hugill joined the cast of Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.’ The sources indicate that Hugill is likely to play the role of Rintrah, an alien minotaur who possesses magic powers in Marvel Comics.
- Adam Hugill discovered that he got the leading part in ‘The Watch’ (2020) on his 22nd birthday.