Jacob Anderson

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Anderson in 2015, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Jacob Basil Anderson

Place of Birth: Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 18 June, 1990

Ethnicity: African-Caribbean, English

Jacob Anderson is a British singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He is known for his roles on the series Episodes, The Mimic, Game of Thrones, Broadchurch, Doctor Who, and Interview with the Vampire, and in the films AdULTHOOD, Chatroom, Demons Never Die, Comedown, and Overlord. As an R&B, soul, and trip hop musician, he uses the musical alias Raleigh Ritchie, after characters from The Royel Tenenbaums.

Jacob has described his father as being black, of Caribbean origin, saying “dad grew up in Bristol, but his parents came over from the Caribbean.” He is a nephew of actor Paul Anderson. His mother was adopted. He moved to London when he was seventeen.

Jacob is married to actress Aisling Loftus, with whom he has a daughter.

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