| Louis Greatorex|
| 30 December 1996 (age 19) (1996-12-30) Derby, United Kingdom|
Last Tango in Halifax, My Last Five Girlfriends
Louis Greatorex Wikipedia
Louis Greatorex (born 30 December 1996) is an English actor from Duffield, Derbyshire. His television credits include the BBC1 drama series Last Tango in Halifax, in which he has played Lawrence since 2012.
Greatorex is from Duffield, Derbyshire, the son of an IT professional and a teaching assistant. He has one younger brother. He attended secondary school at the Ecclesbourne School in Duffield. From a young age Greatorex attended local drama workshops, including the Nottingham branch of the Central Junior Television Workshop. His theatre experience whilst attending the television workshop includes a role in a pantomime production of Peter Pan, and portraying the title role in a production of The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas at Nottingham Contemporary. Greatorex also has experience of street theatre, having been named 'miming champion' at the Derby Arts festival in 2010.
He made his professional television debut in a 2010 episode of the situation comedy series The Legend of Dick and Dom. He also had a small role in the romantic comedy film My Last Five Girlfriends, which was released in 2010. Greatorex has portrayed the character of Lawrence in Last Tango in Halifax since 2012. He was put forward for his audition by the Central Junior Television Workshop, though almost missed the audition due to suffering from flu and losing his voice. He had to be persuaded by his family to attend the audition and did not expect to win the part due to symptoms of his illness.
As of 2015 Greatorex had signed with a London-based casting agency. In January 2015 he stated that he would like to pursue an acting career alongside his further education, having applied to study English Literature in 2015.