Date of Birth : Sep 19th 1994

His film debut was the starring role of Damian Cunningham in 2004’s Millions, a family film directed by Danny Boyle. He played the lead in his second film, Jay Russell’s The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep. The film, based on a Dick King Smith story about a boy who adopts a monster sea creature, opened in North America on Christmas Day, 2007 and in other countries in early 2008. The film is set in Scotland during World War II, although all the scenes involving the creature itself were shot in New Zealand.

Etel also played the bright-eyed ragamuffin Harry Gregson in the five-part TV adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell’s “Cranford” for the BBC and WGBH, which was transmitted on BBC 1 in the autumn of 2007 and co-starred Philip Glenister, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins and Imelda Staunton.

He is currently scheduled to appear in two projects for release in 2009: “From Time to Time”, an adaptation of The Chimneys of Green Knowe directed by Julian Fellowes, and “Easter Sixteen” set in Dublin during the Easter Rising of 1916.

Etel was born in Manchester. He enjoys football, swimming, listening to music, PlayStation, Trampolining, go-carting, and playing cricket, and qualified as a scuba diver following his experience on The Waterhorse. He hopes one day to play for Manchester United, his favourite team


Millions ( 2005 )

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