“In terms of playing the character, though, I had to sort of do a lot of my own thinking and there wasn’t much information to go on about his past or anything that really shaped him into the person that he kind of is,” Joe continues.
“So I just kind of wanted to make him a nice guy, who was a man of principle…
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more than anything.” He may not have physically resembled the part, but it’s easy to see why Joe was given the role of Gendry.
In just a few scenes at the start of the Season 2, his performances – humorous, delightful and full of chemistry with co-star Maisie Williams (who plays Arya) – quickly made him a fan favorite.
And I hadn't long moved to London before doing it, so it's been really great in terms of meeting people to hang out with while I'm there.—and yes, you should watch it.)This led to a morning filled with frequent “Did you know she was in…? ” as many of us recalled other roles where we’d seen these actors before.Naturally we couldn’t let these important discoveries go undocumented.These Skins lads are certainly a success with the ladies.) Patel went on to star in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and its sequel alongside Judy Dench, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy, and as journalist Neal Sampat in HBO's hit series The Newsroom.Later he starred in Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi thriller Chappie, and this week has made headlines for gaining a Best Supporting Actor nomination at the Oscars for his role in critically-acclaimed film Lion - the first Skins Oscar nom!