An actor since the age of eight, Eugene started his career by playing ‘Archie’ in a small theatre production of James Joyce’s EXILES. He shifted into commercials (Lego, Burger King, Nissan, Daz) and television (Noah & Saskia, My Dad The Prime Minister) before securing a role in his first feature film, playing ‘Young Casanova’ to Heath Ledger’s CASANOVA.
It was at thirteen that he got his first lead role in the BBC’s TV adaptation of Gerald Durrell’s MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS, Eugene playing the young Gerald Durrell. He describes this a defining moment in his decision to become and remain an actor.
The following few years Eugene focused on schooling but by eighteen had returned to numerous TV productions. Playing ‘Young Ben Hur’ with Joseph Morgan as his older self in BEN HUR. On his eighteenth birthday he received the news that he had been simultaneously offered two roles; a lead in Nickelodeon’s HOUSE OF ANUBIS (Jerome Clarke) and a recurring in HBO’s GAME OF THRONES (Lancel Lannister). Over the next three years he filmed a season per show, HoA winning two Kid’s Choice Awards and GoT numerous awards.
Now twenty-one Eugene has two films scheduled for release. BEFORE I SLEEP, a fictional romance story set in New England with Eugene acting alongside David Warner and Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright. The accompanies a lead role in the Lord-of-the-Flies esque film EDEN, his first American character. Both will air Spring 2014.
Credits (Taken from IMDB.com)
Jerome Clark / Jerome Clarke
Young Ben Hur
Young Felix Methuselah