|Birthday:||July 10, 1990|
|Birthplace:||West Bromwich, West Midlands, UK|
|Education:|| King Edward VI Aston School|
Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre
|Family & Friends|
|Family:|| Stuart Knight (father)|
Lorna Knight (mother)
|First appearance:||The Dark Swan|
|Last appearance:||Broken Heart|
Elliot Knight is a British actor, best known for his role as the title character in the British television series Sinbad. He portrayed Merlin on the ABC fantasy television series Once Upon a Time, Wes Charles on The CW series Life Sentence, and Ward Phillips in Color Out of Space (2020).
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Early life and education
Knight was born in Birmingham, United Kingdom to Stuart and Lorna Knight, who are both teachers. His father works at Broadway Secondary School in Perry Barr, Birmingham.
He was a pupil at King Edward VI Aston School and studied subsequently at the Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre, where he graduated with a BA (Hon) degree in 2011.
In June 2011, Sky1 announced that Knight had won the lead role in the television drama Sinbad which is his first professional role even before graduation from drama school. The series premiered in July 2012.
In 2013, Knight joined the cast of BBC crime drama By Any Means.
In 2015, Knight was cast to play Merlin in the fifth season of Once Upon a Time.
In March 2017, Knight was cast as Wes in the CW pilot Life Sentence opposite Lucy Hale. The series was picked up in May for a midseason premiere some time in 2018.
|2013||Law & Order: UK||TV Series||Neil Jenkins|
|2013||By Any Means||TV Mini-Series||Charlie / Charlie O'Brien|
|2014||Dangerous Liaisons||TV Movie||Leo James|
|2014 - 2015||How to Get Away with Murder||TV Series||Aiden Walker|
|2015||Once Upon a Time||TV Series||Merlin|
|2015||The Advocate||TV Movie||Brett|
|2016||American Gothic||TV Series||Brady Ross|
|2017||No Tomorrow||TV Series||Graham|
|2018||Life Sentence||TV Series||Wes Charles|
|2018||Titans||TV Series||Don Hall / Dove|
|2019||Color Out of Space||Ward Phillips|
|2019||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare||Video Game||Kyle Garrick (voice)|
|2019||Happy Accident||TV Movie||Kenan|
|2019||Our Place Together (post-production)||Short||Brandon|