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Skins cast

by heatworld |

It's been a while since we left three generations of Skins at Roundview College. Some of the cast have moved on from teenage angst and debauchery to much bigger and better things.

So where are they all now? Let's find out.


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Jack O'Connell
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Big headed James Cook, played by Jack O'Connell, had a hard outer shell but underneath he had a sensitive side. Since Skins, Jack has continued to appear in a number of films and TV shows including the 2013 film Starred Up, which he received a number of awards for. Most recently, he's starred in the Netflix series Godless.

Lisa Backwell (Pandora Moon)
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Lisa Backwell played Pandora 'Panda' Moon in the hit series appearing in the series two to four. An unlikely friendship was born between Effy and Panda when Effy started at a private school.Not much is known about Lisa now. According to reports she has given up acting, but her social media profiles don't seem to give much away.

Joe Dempsie (Chris Miles)
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Joe played party boy Chris Miles in the first two seasons of the series. Chris was a bit of a hedonist, having left college and being unemployed.Joe's biggest post-Skins role was playing Gendry in Game of Thrones, although he's also appeared in a number of other TV shows throughout the years including a recent role in Channel 4's Adult Material.

Kaya Scodelario (Effy Stomen)
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Tony's sister Effy, played by Kaya Scodelario, appeared right from the beginning, but became a main character in the third and fourth series. Kaya most recently starred in blockbusters Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge and Maze Runner: The Death Cure. She also shares a son with her husband Benjamin Walker, who she married in 2015.

Mitch Hewer (Maxxie Oliver)
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Maxxie Oliver, another of the 'original' group from the first two series was best friends Anwar, played by Dev Patel, and used to love showing off his dance moves.As well as role in ITV's Britannia High, Mitch joined the cast of Casualty as Mickey Ellisson in 2017.

Nicholas Hoult (Tony Stonem)
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In Skins he played the 'bad boy' Tony Stonem for the first two series.Since leaving Skins he has continued to be an actor starring in a number of films including many in the X-Men franchise, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Current War.

Ollie Barbieri (JJ)
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Along with Freddie and Cook, JJ, played by Ollie Barbieri was one of the The Musketeers. According to reports Ollie has been quiet on the acting front after appearing in the British comedy film Anuvahood (2011) and a few short films.

Mike Bailey (Sid Jenkins)
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Sid Jenkins was the lovable geek, he was Tony's best mate and had a romance with Cassie that hooked many.Mike has since quit acting and now works as a secondary school teacher.

Megan Prescott (Katie Fitch)
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Megan played Katie Fitch in the show (of 'Katie f--king Fitch, who the f--k are you?' fame). She's now an actress, writer and fitness model.

Kathryn Prescott (Emily Fitch)
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Kathryn played Emily Fitch in Skins, who was in a relationship with Naomi Campbell. Since leaving the series she has continued to act most recently appearing in 24: Legacy a spin-off to the popular TV show starring Kiefer Sutherland.

Merveille Lukeba (Thomas)
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Merv played lead character Thomas Tomone in series three and four of Skins. Having an on screen romance with Panda he made a mistake when he slept with his pastor's daughter.Since leaving Skins he appeared in a few other TV shows, after a show break he appeared in A United Kingdom playing the part of Joe Appiah, a Ghanaian lawyer, politician and statesman.

Larissa Wilson (Jal)
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Larissa played Jal Fazer in Skins. Jal was a clever girl who was a talented clarinet player who ended up going out with Chris.Since leaving Skins Larissa has starred in a few TV shows and the film Tormented in 2009 where she was reunited with her former Skins co-star April Pearson.

Luke Pasqualino (Freddie McClair)
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Known for playing Freddie McClair, his character had a stormy relationship with Effy.Since leaving Skins, he starred in a TV adaption of the film Snatch as well as BBC One's Our Girl.

Lily Loveless (Naomi Campbell)
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Lily Loveless played the character Naomi Campbell who ended up with Emily before things ended sadly as Naomi developed cancer.Lily has continued to act, both on screen and in the theatre.

Dev Patel (Anwar)
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Dev played Anwar in Skins, possibly the best behaved of the group of teens who often found themselves in trouble.In the years since Skins Dev has had a successful film career starring in Slumdog Millionaire for which he won a number of awards.

April Pearson (Michelle)
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Michelle Richardson was Tony's long-suffering girlfriend who also ended up having a relationship with Sid and Josh.April, now 31-years-old, has starred in a number of short films since her stint in Skins.

Hannah Murray (Cassie)
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Hannah played Cassie in the first two series of Skins, returning for a feature-length episode in season seven.Hannah has starred in a number of films and TV shoes since leaving Skins, her most famous role is Gilly in the hit TV show Game of Thrones.

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