Joe Gilgun Biography
Birthday: March 9, 1984 (Pisces)
Born In: Chorley, Lancashire, England
Joe Gilgun is an acclaimed English actor, well known for his hard-hitting roles. Though Gilgun started acting at the age of eight, he never thought of becoming a professional actor. Acting was suggested to Gilgun’s parents as part of his therapy. Soon his talent was discovered and he got his first role in the TV series ‘Coronation Street’. Gilgun took a break from acting during his teenage years but realised that nothing brought him the same kind of satisfaction. In his career as an actor. he has played some of the most complex and layered characters. Whether it is Woody from ‘This is England’ or Rudy from ‘Misfits’ there is a part of himself that he has given to each of his roles. This continues in his latest work ‘Brassic’ a semi-autobiographical take on his own life. Joe Gilgun carries his fame very lightly. He insists that he is an actor and not a celebrity and refuses to be on social media. He is known for his down-to-earth and warm personality. Gilgun makes no bones about the fact that he suffers from bipolar disorder and depression. He has openly spoken about his condition and how he lives and copes with it.