Tom Austen

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Tom Austen
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Austen discusses his Hellstrom television series in 2020
Born (1987-09-15) 15 September 1987 (age 36)[ dubious ]
Hampshire, England
OccupationActor
Years active2010–present
Relatives Freddy Carter (brother)

Thomas Michael Carter (born 15 September 1987), known professionally as Tom Austen, is an English actor, known for his television appearances portraying Jasper Frost on The Royals and Guy Hopkins on Grantchester .

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Early life

Born in the county of Hampshire and raised in Taunton, Somerset, Austen attended Queen's College, Taunton and then the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. [1] His younger brother, Freddy Carter, is also an actor.

Career

Austen's first acting job was portraying rent boy Anto in an episode of the UK series Shameless in 2010. [2] He played multi-episode roles on The Borgias and Beaver Falls in 2012, [1] [2] and starred as Marc Bayard in the police procedural series Jo in 2013. [2] [3] [4] After his costarring role as Grantchester 's Guy Hopkins in 2014, [5] [6] Austen began portraying duplicitous bodyguard Jasper Frost on the E! drama series The Royals in 2015. [7] [8] [9] [10] In October 2019, Austen was cast as Daimon Helstrom in the Hulu series Helstrom . [11]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotesRef.
2013Legendary: Tomb of the DragonScott [2]
2014 Ironclad: Battle for Blood Guy the Squire [12]
2017 Bitter Harvest Taras [13]
2019No. 89JohnShort film

Television

YearTitleRoleNotesRef.
2010 Shameless AntoEpisode: "Gang Wars" [1] [2]
2011 Doctors Jonathan BoneEpisode: "Charming" [14]
2012 The Borgias Raffaello Pallavicini4 episodes [2] [3]
2012 Misfits PeteEpisode: "In the Skin of Another" [1] [2]
2012 Beaver Falls MacMain role [1] [2]
2013 Jo Marc BayardMain role [2] [3] [4]
2013 London Irish MartinEpisode 4 [15]
2013 Agatha Christie's Poirot Ted WilliamsEpisode: "The Labours of Hercules" [16] [17]
2014–2017 Grantchester Guy Hopkins11 episodes [5] [6]
2015 Unforgotten Josh Cross6 episodes [18]
2015–2018 The Royals Jasper FrostMain role [7] [8] [9] [10]
2020 The Bold Type Cody3 episodes
2020 Helstrom Daimon Helstrom Main role
2023 Django Elijah1 episode [19]

Video games

YearTitleRoleNotesRef.
2016 Batman: Arkham VR Robin / Tim Drake Video game [20]

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