Since time immemorial, English actors have made their mark in Hollywood. We have had accomplished legends such as Patrick Stewart, Roger Moore, and Michael Caine. We have also seen trail-blazing contemporaries such as Kate Winslet, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Eddie Redmayne. If there is one English actor who is following in these illustrious footsteps, it is Daniel Ings. Ings has appeared in several acclaimed stage productions, movies, and TV series. He is, however, most popular for his role as Luke, a kind-hearted playboy, on the Netflix comedy series Lovesick. Find out more about Ings here including his age, movies, TV shows, as well as love life.
Daniel Ings Bio (Age)
Daniel Ings was born on the 30th of November 1985. There is not much information about his parents’ names or any potential siblings he may have. It is however known that his nationality is British while his ethnicity is Caucasian. It must be noted that Ings’ journey into the world of acting was not an accident nor an afterthought. He nursed that aspiration from an early age and tailored his studies to that effect.
Daniel Ings had his secondary school education at Dauntsey’s School Wiltshire. After that, he proceeded to Lancaster University (Lancashire) where he studied theatre and obtained his degree in 2008. Ings thereafter honed his skills at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre, one of the most prestigious drama schools in England. He did not stop at this juncture but also trained at the renowned National Youth Theatre which has produced other stars such as Daniel Craig, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, Helen Mirren, and Ed Sheeran.
Movies and TV Show
Daniel Ings commenced his career in 2004, appearing in a production of The Master and Margarita, at The Lyric Theatre London. Since then, he has appeared in several other stage productions such as White Boy (2007), Troy (2008), I See Myself as a Bit of an Indiana Jones Figure (2010), Frankenstein (2011), Howl’s Moving Castle (2011), and One Man, Two Guvnors (2012). One Man, Two Guvnors is a comic play about a man who is literally serving two masters at the same time, one is a gangster while the other is an upper-class fellow, unbeknownst to the both of them. Ings played the role of Alan, an actor who contests for the affections of a lady with the gangster.
Daniel Ings’ career has not been limited to theatrical productions. He has featured in several movies including The Third One This Week (2010), Audiobook (2010), Funny Money (2010), After Before Sunrise (2011), Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides (2011), and Eddie The Eagle (2016). Ings has also appeared in several TV series such as Peter Versus Life (2010), Peep Show (2010), Psychoville (2011), The Café (2011), Uncle (2014), Mount Pleasant (2014), Endeavor (2014), Instinct (2018), and Lovesick (2014).
Lovesick is a Netflix series that revolves around the romantic lives of four friends, namely; Luke (the playboy), Dylan (a hopeless romantic fella), Evie (a sweet and humble lady), and Angus (Mr uptight). Daniel Ings portrays Luke and has been with the show since its inception in 2014. Lovesick has received many positive reviews and has been described as “one of the best British TV romcoms ever made”.
Is He Gay or Married?
We can authoritatively reveal that Daniel Ings is not gay as he has been in a long-term relationship with a lady. He portrayed a gay character in the CBS TV series, Instinct. Instinct is a police procedural drama series about a university professor, Alan Cummings, who assists the police in solving several bizarre cases. Ings plays the role of Andy, a lawyer turned bar owner as well as Cummings’ husband. This is one of the reasons why most people wonder if he’s gay.
In lovesick, Ings portrays a playboy who is afraid of commitment. However, his real-life situation is very different. The actor is a happily married man.
Who Is The Wife or Partner?
Even though his wife’s name is not publicly available, the actor has disclosed that he and his wife have been together for a total of 12 years. Their union has produced at least two kids but their names are not yet public knowledge. Daniel Ings is quite the family man and when he is filming for an extended period of time, he often brings his family with him.
For instance, during the shooting of the second season of Lovesick in Glasgow, his wife and kids joined him in the Scottish city and had a wonderful time exploring the city. Ings is also a romantic fellow and often appreciates his wife with meaningful gestures. On the occasion of her 30th birthday, he booked for her a hotel room for the night and stayed at home to take care of the kids.