Elliot Knight
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Character Merlin
Season(s) S1 - S2 - S3 - OW - S4 - S5 - S6 - S7
Date of Birth July 10, 1990
Origin Birmingham, England, UK
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Elliot Knight is a supporting actor on Once Upon a Time, portraying the role of Merlin.


Early Life & Education

Knight was born in Birmingham, United Kingdom to Stuart and Lorna Knight, who are both teachers. His father works at Broadway Secondary School in Perry Barr, Birmingham.

He was a pupil at King Edward VI Aston School before studying at Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre, graduating in 2011 from the BA (Hon) Acting course.


In June 2011, Sky1 announced that Knight had won the lead role in the television drama Sinbad which is his first professional role even before graduation from drama school. The series premiered in July 2012. Knight has been cast in 400 Boys along with Jodelle Ferland, María Valverde and Li Bingbing.

In 2013, Knight joined the cast of BBC crime drama By Any Means. He was cast in ABC's How to Get Away with Murder in 2014, and as Merlin in the fifth season of Once Upon a Time in 2015.


Gallery of behind the scenes stills released to promote the actor.

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