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Find out 'Normal People' actor Paul Mescal's age, height and everything else about him here.
Ever since his breakthrough role playing Connell on Normal People, Paul Mescal's been all people can talk about, and as a relatively unknown actor, fans of the book and TV series are dying to know everything about the star, so here's some basics about the Irish actor! Image: Hulu/ Normal People
Sally Rooney's character, Connell, was brought to life by Irish actor, Paul Mescal, and it has been his fist venture in a major TV role. He's spoken about a weight being lifted when Sally, the author of 'Normal People' told him he looked exactly as she imagined Connell would when writing the book. Image: Getty Images
From Paul's Instagram, it appears the actor is currently single, although there could be a mysterious girlfriend behind the lens taking moody snaps for him. Instagram: Pauk Mescal
Paul is 24-years-old and he was born on 2nd February 1996. He plays a 17-year-old for a portion of Normal People, which we totally believed! pointGetty Images
Much like Sally Rooney's character, Connell, Paull is Irish, hailing from Maynooth, a town west of Dublin in County Kildare, Ireland. Hulu/ Normal People
As if Paul could get any more perfect for the role of Connell, he actually attended Trinity College, graduating in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting from the Lir Academy. He's said in an interview he could relate to his character's identity crises he experiences around his University experience. Hulu/ Normal People
The avid footballer-turned-actor stands at 5'11. Instagram: Paul Mescal
Paul Mescal stars as builder Sean McKeough in Channel 5 thriller series The Deceived, helping English student Ophelia uncover what really happened to the wife of the lecturer she was having an affair with, after she was supposedly killed in a fire.