If you have read a fantasy novel, Six of Crows then you know Kaz Brekker is described as moody, cold, and not scared of doing the deeds for money aka “dirty hands.” Well, rejoice, folks, because the book is coming to life on Netflix. And who to portray Kaz then Freddy Carter himself; handsome.
The young English actor has been active in the acting industry since 2015. Freddy came to limelight after appearing as Pin Hawthorne, a lead role in the original Netflix series, Free Rein.
And finally, he will be appearing as Kaz Brekker, the ruthless dealer in the Ketterdam. We will be lying if we say we are not excited about the book finally coming to life. So, let’s get to know more about Carter before it’s too late.
Who is Freddy Carter? Family and Ethnicity
Soon to appear as bastards of barrel on-screen, Freddy Carter was born in the city of Plymouth, Devon, in England. He was then raised in Taunton, Somerset. Sadly, he has not mentioned much when it comes to his parents; their names and whereabouts are still missing in public.
But we do know, Freddy grew up with his two siblings including an older brother named Tom Austen who is also an actor.
Likewise, young Carter went to Queen’s College in Taunton and later enrolled at the Oxford School of Drama to train in acting. He finally graduated in 2015.
How old is Freddy Carter?- Age and Height
Dangerously handsome and incredibly talented, Freddy Carter was born in the year 1993 which makes him 27 years as of now. Not to mention, the British actor celebrates his birthday every year on the 27th of January.
Likewise, Carter’s zodiac sign happens to be Aquarius. And from what we know, the people of this sign are known for their unique presence, relaxed attitude, and of course, good looks.
The personification of Kaz Brekker or so we believe, Freddy is 6 feet(185 cm) tall and weighs 70 kgs(155 lbs). Also, he has got those dark blue eyes and short dark brown hair which he dies in various shades.
But what makes Carter stand out are his prominent cheekbones, defined jawline, and cleft chin, giving him a dark and moody look.
Professional Career- Movies and TV Shows
Right after his graduation, Carter embarked on making his career in acting. For the starters, he was featured in the company of the Rose Theatre Kingson production of The Wars of the Roses. Likewise, the whole show was directed by Trevor Nunn, who has directed stages like Macbeth.
Following that Freddy then made his on-screen debut from the 2017 DC Comics film, Wonder Woman. Though it was a minor role of a soldier, he gained experience from it. Similarly, that same year, young Carter landed his first significant role as Peter “Pin” Hawthrone in the Netflix series, Free Rein.
Carter also portrayed Peter in the Christmas and Valentine’s specials. Not to mention, the show ran for three whole years from 2017 to 2019.
The following year, Carter starred in another stage production as Alexander Flint. The Harley Granville-Barkers Agnes Colander was shown in the Ustinov Studio at the Theatre Royal in Bath.
Moreover, in 2019, Carter wrote and directed his first short film titled No. 89. Other than this, Freddy has worked in some other movie productions like The Convent in 2018 and Jason Ripper in 15 Days.
Freddy Carter to play Kaz Brekker in new Netflix original Shadow and Bone
Freddy is no stranger to Netflix shows as he played in one of the shows, Free Rein for three years. The show has not ended for long, and it already seems, Carter has another work in his time. Only this time, he will portray Kaz Brekker, leader of the Dregs, skilled dealer, and whatnot.
For those who don’t know, the show is based on overlapping book series Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows by New York’s best-selling author, Leigh Bardugo. The series is developed by Eric Heisserer who also wrote the screenplay for Arrival and Bird Box.
In October of last year, Netflix US announced that Freddy Carter will portray Kaz in their upcoming series, Shadow and Bone. Similarly, Carter will be accompanied by other fellow actors: Jessie Mei Li, Ben Barnes, Archie Renaux, Amita Suman, and Kit Young.
According to sources, the filming for the first season has already come to an end and is currently in post-production. Moreover, the series was initially set to release in late 2020, but the current COVID pandemic has made a date uncertain at the moment.
Net Worth and Income
Since his acting debut in 2015, Freddy Carter has found success as he has played in a handful of successful movies and shows. Still in his prominence, we believe Carter will rise to fame with his character Kaz in coming years.
Well, as for now, Carter has acquired a net worth of $500k if not more. But we know, things will change once the series starts rolling.
Who is Freddy Carter dating?- Girlfriend and more
It is impossible to think that Freddy, dashing as he is, does not have a girlfriend. As of 2020, the British actor is dating Caroline Ford, who is also a British actress. From sources we have found, the two have been dating since 2018.
Aside from this, there is absolutely no hint of Carter’s former relationship in the media. It seems what he has with Caroline is deep and meaningful. Not to mention, Carter’s Instagram posts are filled with pictures of Ford taken aesthetically.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 206k Followers
Twitter– 16.1k Followers