Meet Will Poulter, the Bristol dropout starring in the latest episode of Black Mirror

I hope you’re hungry because he’s a bit of a snack


You might recognise ex-Bristol student, Will Poulter, as Colin Ritman from Black Mirror's Bandersnatch. Or maybe you remember him from the million other productions he's been in.

But regardless of how you know him, it's undeniable he's made a bit of a name for himself in the past few years. And yeah, people are completely obsessing over him:

But who is the 25-year-old actor? And what do we know about him?

He studied Drama at the University of Bristol

Will tweeted about him going to Bristol to study Drama back in 2012. Apparently he was in Badock halls, but he withdrew from him studies in 2013.

He won a BAFTA four years ago

Will received his BAFTA Rising Star Award for his supporting role in the comedy We’re the Millers.

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You might recognise him from other major films such as The Maze Runner, Detroit or Narnia

Will's filmography is extensive and he's already been involved in 23 different productions.

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He dressed up as Sid from Toy Story because people kept making the same joke about them looking alike

For Halloween two years ago, Will dressed up as Sid from Toy Story and wrote on Instagram: "It was time… This Halloween I thought I should respond to the comparisons with Disney Pixar's biggest bully next door and go as Sid from Toy Story!

"In addition to having a laugh at my expense I wanted to try and raise some attention for a cause I am an ambassador for! @antibullyingpro."

He's woke af

Will always acknowledges the opportunities he's had as an actor. For example, he opened up about what his role in Detroit taught him about his own white privilege in this interview:

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Will does so much charity work, you'd think it's his main job

He regularly works with anti-bullying charities and youth charities dealing with challenging behaviour.

AND he gives blood too

Is there anything this perfect human can't do?

He recently announced he's doing a social media detox for his mental health

He wrote: "Twitter. Before I do, I'd like to say a heartfelt thank you to everybody who has watched 'Bandersnatch' and for their responses (whatever they may be) to the material we created. I accept all criticisms and it's been a delight to learn that so many of you enjoyed what many people worked very hard to produce!

"As we all know there is a balance to be struck in our engagements with social media. There are positives to enjoys and inevitable negatives that are best avoided. It's a balance I have struggled with for a while now and in the interest of my mental health I feel the time has come to change my relationship with social media.

"I don’t want to appear unappreciative of all the amazing support I have received online for which I am genuinely so grateful, nor do I want my disengagement with social media to be at the expense of any of the organisations I am lucky to work with. So I will still be posting occasionally for and with @AntiBullyingPro @leap_cc @MayMeasure and @bptcompany among others.

"I am privileged to have this platform. I hope that this shift to reduce my personal expression and increase the focus on issues that matter will result in a better outcome for everyone.

"This is not the end. Consider it an alternative path.

"With love, Will."

He's literally so wholesome, I can't.

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