William Jack Poulter (born 28 January 1993) is an English actor.
He was born in Hammersmith, London, England. Similarly, the talented actor belongs to British nationality and was born under the star sign Aquarius.
He has a brother and two sisters.
Is close friends with Youtuber Jack Harries.
Co-wrote some material for School of Comedy (2009) with Beth Rylance.
Supports the British film industry.
Stated in an interview that his favorite film is Benimle kal (1986).
Is good friends with his "Narnia" co-star,
He loves acting, and playing football.
In 2016, he had managed to bag the much-coveted role of Pennywise the Clown in the miniseries remake of It, which was inspired by Stephen King’s book. However, he had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts and departure of the director who had signed him.
He was formally introduced to acting after he joined his classmates from school to perform a sketch show written by their drama teacher at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
He has started his own production company by the name of Gold Soil. His partner in the production house is British screenwriter and actor Seb de Souza.
Poulter was initially cast as Pennywise the Clown in the 2017 remake of the Stephen King miniseries It. However, it was announced in June 2016 that Bill Skarsgård had been cast instead because Poulter dropped out due both to scheduling conflicts (the film was set to shoot at the same time as Poulter was set to begin work on Detroit) as well as the departure of its initial director, Cary Fukunaga.
Height : 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)
Weight : 80 kg (176 lbs)