If you are a movie freak and have been following the television series titled The Last Kingdom, you must have noticed the charming actor, Alexander Dreymon, who portrayed Uhtred of Bebbanburg.
Aside from Dreymon’s fine acting skills, he has a flair for languages and as such, he is fluent in three languages – English, German, and French; thanks to his upbringing in countries like the US, France, and Switzerland which contributed to his mastery of the languages.
Although his parents reportedly wanted him to pursue a medical career, his love and dexterity in art forced him to settle for a profession in the entertainment industry. Today, his choice of career has paid off greatly, below is his story.
Who Is Alexander Dreymon?
Gorgeous blue-eyed Alexander Dreymon was born and named Alexander Doetsch on February 7, 1983, in Germany. He had the privilege of traveling to many countries as a young chap, owing to the nature of his mother’s job which saw her live in places like the US, France, and Switzerland. When his mother traveled to France to nurse her sister who was involved in a horse-riding accident, Alexander was with her during the trip and spent ample time in the country. He initially lived in California’s San Francisco in the United States before he took up residence in South Dakota.
The actor has not talked much about his father, although sources point to the fact that they never had a hostile relationship.
In term of his education, Alexander Dreymon schooled in France and was advised by his parents to pick a medical career, but as he had discovered his gift for acting, he went to London Drama Center where he spent three years receiving training for the craft. While in South Dakota, he also nurtured his interests in martial arts and horse riding.
His Movies and TV Shows
His acting career kicked off with stage plays on theatres in London and Paris. In all the roles assigned to him, the German-born actor killed every bit of it to the admiration of his admirers, colleagues, and filmmakers. Alexander Dreymon’s fine acting skills earned him his first screen appearance in a French drama titled Ni reprise, ni échangée. His surging career grew like wildfire following his portrayal of Caspar in the British film, Christopher and His Kind which was released in 2011.
The same year, he featured in three other films: as Bruce in Sotto il Vestito Niente – L’ultima Sfilata, Shape Shifter in Who’s Watching Who, and Steiner in Resistance. In 2013, Dreymon got himself a role in American Horror Story: Coven where he played Luke Ramsey. He followed it through in 2014 with a film titled Blood Ransom.
2015 came and Alexander Dreymon landed a role in the British historical TV series, The Last Kingdom, as Uhtred of Bebbanburg. The series has concluded its 3rd season and has been renewed for a fourth season by Netflix. Other works that he’s been a part of include; The Test of Time (2015), Guys Reading Poems (2016), and Heartlock (2018).
Is Alexander Dreymon Gay?
Thus far in his career, Alexander has been able to put up a good performance for the roles assigned to him, including gay roles. His portrayal of Casper in the British film Christopher and His Kind projected him as gay. This probably fuelled the rumor about Alexander being gay in real life. However, the handsome actor has not said anything about his sexuality. Until something concrete is heard, it remains a rumor.
Who Is His Wife, Girlfriend, Or Partner?
Alexander Dreymon does not have a wife yet. Although he is sensitive about divulging every bit of his love life, back in 2010, he was linked to a Greek actress named Tonia Sotiropoulou who played the bond girl in the 2012 movie titled Skyfall. Their love journey lasted for about two years and ended in 2012. No one has been linked to the Actor in recent time, we took a look at his Instagram page and nothing concrete was discovered therein regarding his love life.
It could mean that the 5 ft. 10-inches tall actor is discreet about his romantic relationship or just focusing on building his acting career.