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Overview (2)

Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Joe Cole is an English actor, born in Kingston upon Thames, London. He has four younger siblings, including fellow actor Finn Cole.

Cole was taught acting by the National Youth Theatre. He started his career with theatrical roles. In 2010, he had guest star roles in the police procedural "The Bill" (1984-2010) and the medical drama "Holby City" (1999-).

Following a number of minor film and television roles, Cole was cast as a series regular in the crime drama "Peaky Blinders" (2013-). The series takes place in the aftermath of World War I and depicts the activities of a criminal gang called "Peaky Blinders". Cole plays John Shelby, a World War I veteran who serves as one of the gang's leaders.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Dimos I Ntikoudis

Trivia (5)

Is the oldest of five children, all boys, including younger brother and former Peaky Blinders (2013) co-star, Finn Cole.
Has a tattoo reading "Jacquest" on his upper right forearm.
Resides in Brixton, in south London, England.
His natural hair color is a reddish blonde. He dyed his hair dark brown for the role of John Shelby in Peaky Blinders (2013).
Revealed in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine in 2018 that prior to becoming an actor, he sold carpets and coffee and was often in trouble, having even been arrested at one point.

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