Laviscount at the 2015 FOX Programming Presentation
|Date of Birth:||June 9, 1992 (age 24)|
|Origin:||Burnley, Lancashire, UK|
Lucien Leon Laviscount is a British actor and recording artist. He is most known for his role as Jonah Kirby on the BBC One drama Waterloo Road, and he released his debut single in 2012 called "Dance With You". Laviscount appeared on "Celebrity Big Brother" where he landed in fifth place. He was set to play the lead in the potential series Supernatural: Bloodlines, a spin-off to the CW show Supernatural, which did not get picked up off the ground into television.
Early and Personal Life
Lucien Laviscount grew up in Ribble Valley in Lancashire, United Kingdom. He attended Ribblesdale High School in Clitheroe, where he was awarded 10 GCSEs, and was also a member of Carol Godby's theatre workshop in Bury. His parents, Eugene and Sonia, have two other sons, Louis and Jules. In 2010, he took part in a charity football match alongside Jack McMullen, Lyndon Ogbourne and other actors in aid of Sport Relief. His parents are of Trinidadian descent.
At the age of 10, Laviscount appeared in an advertising campaign for Marks & Spencer. Laviscount secured roles in programs such as Clocking Off and Johnny and the Bomb before becoming a series regular in the BBC One series Grange Hill. He was then cast as religious swimmer Ben Richardson in Coronation Street.
He appeared as Jonah Kirby, a school pupil, in hit TV show Waterloo Road.
He also appeared in Trollied Series 2 which is shown on Sky 1.
It was announced on February 22, 2014 that Laviscount would be playing the lead role of Ennis Ross in Supernatural: Bloodlines, a spin-of of the US CW show Supernatural.
On August 18, 2011, Laviscount became a housemate on Channel 5's Celebrity Big Brother 2011. He lasted until the final week, finishing fifth overall. On the show, he flirted with fellow housemates Amy Childs and Kerry Katona. He found himself torn between the attentions of Katona and Childs which culminated in "Bedgate" where he ended up sharing a bed with the latter after a drunken party. He has been dubbed 'Mumbles' by his fellow housemates and has entertained viewers with his fondness for showing off his physique in the house gym.
Lucien signed for SK Records in January 2012. His debut single, "Dance With You", featuring US Hip-Hop artist MANN, was scheduled for an April 2012 release. It was a commercial failure after failing to chart.
MOBO Awards 2011
Lucien was at the MOBO Awards held on 5 October 2011 at SECC Glasgow. He presented an award with Jade Thompson to Adele who won "Best International Act" category at the 2011 MOBO Awards.
|2002||Clocking Off||Tom||Series three, episode five|
|2006||Johnny and the Bomb||Yo-Less||Three-part series|
|New Street Law||Alfie||Series one, episode seven|
|2007–2008||Grange Hill||Jake Briggs||Regular character|
|2008||Life Bites||Jake||Regular Character|
|2009||Father & Son||Elijah King||Series one, episode one|
|Coronation Street||Ben Richardson||Regular character|
|2010 – 2011||Waterloo Road||Jonah Kirby||Series 6|
|2011||Casualty||Liam Briggs||Episode "Epiphany"|
|New Tricks||David Green||Episode "Setting out your Stall"|
|Celebrity Big Brother (UK)||Himself||Housemate|
|2013||Death in Paradise||Duncan Wood||Series 2, Episode 8|
|Shameless||Dee Davies||Series 8 Episode 16|
|The Syndicate||Matt Greco||Series 2 Episode 4|
|Love Matters||Jake||Episode: Kitten|
|Skins||Jason||Series 7 Episode 5-6|
|2014||Supernatural||Ennis Ross||Episode: Bloodlines|
|2014||Episodes||Minor role||Series 3, Episode 4|
|2015||Scream Queens||Earl Grey||Regular character|
- Lucien is not a fan of horror. Source
- Lucien auditioned for a different part on Scream Queens, but Ryan Murphy decided to give him the character of Earl instead.
- His first audition was on the set of Glee.
- at the