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Dominic Sherwood

Dominic Sherwood

Dominic Anthony Sherwood (born 6 February 1990) is an English actor and model, known for his role as Christian Ozera in the teen vampire film Vampire Academy, and his role as Jace Herondale on the Freeform and Hulu fantasy series Shadowhunters

Years active2010–present

Early life

Sherwood was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.[1] He attended Oakwood Park Grammar School in Maidstone for his secondary school education. After studying drama and theatre in Maidstone and Sevenoaks, he left to work abroad, starting in Kenya and working for six months before moving to London.


Sherwood's first acting role came in 2010, with his appearance as Jack Simmons in the third season of The Cut.[2] The following year, he guest starred as a waiter named Tom in the Sadie J episode "Cherylistic". In 2012, he had a small role in the drama film Not Fade Away as a young Mick Jagger. He landed his first notable role in 2014, as Christian Ozera in the satirical horror film Vampire Academy, based on the novel by Richelle Mead.[3]

In February 2015, he became known for his appearance in Taylor Swift's music video for her single "Style", which was directed by Kyle Newman.[4] On 20 April 2015, it was announced he was chosen to play Jace Herondale in the Freeform fantasy drama series Shadowhunters, an adaptation of Cassandra Clare's The Mortal Instruments book series.[5] He also co-starred alongside Ed Westwick and Jeremy Sumpter in the thriller film Billionaire Ransom,[6] and will appear in the horror-thriller film Don’t Sleep with Drea de Matteo and Cary Elwes.[7]

Personal life

Sherwood has sectoral heterochromia; one of his eyes is blue, whilst the other is half blue-half brown.[8]


Film roles
2012Not Fade AwayMick Jagger
2014Vampire AcademyChristian Ozera
2016Billionaire RansomJames Herrick
2017Don't SleepZach Bradford
Television roles
2010The CutJack SimmonsRecurring role; 11 episodes
2011Sadie JTomEpisode: "Cherylistic"
2013MaydayLouisEpisode: "1.1"
2016–2019ShadowhuntersJonathan (Jace) HerondaleMain roleNominated -Teen Choice Award for Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor(2018, 2019)
2016Modern FamilyJamesEpisode: "Crazy Train"
2019Penny DreadfulKurtSecondary role
Music video roles
2013"I Want You to Know"Tchengiz
2015"Style"Taylor Swift
2017"Au Revoir"Katie Welch


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Citation Linkwww.bbc.co.uk"The Cut - Jack Simmons". BBC.
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Citation Linkwww.deadline.comPatten, Dominic (18 May 2013). "'Vampire Academy' Adds 'Modern Family's' Sarah Hyland, Gabriel Byrne & More To Cast". Deadline Hollywood.
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Citation Linkwww.buzzfeed.comHarris, Kristin (13 February 2015). "Meet The Ridiculously Hot Actor From Taylor Swift's "Style" Video". BuzzFeed.
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Citation Linkwww.thewrap.comGe, Linda (20 April 2015). "ABC Family's 'Shawdowhunters' casts 'Vampire Academy' star Dominic Sherwood". TheWrap.
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Citation Linkwww.variety.comHopewell, John (14 May 2014). "Ed Westwick, Dominic Sherwood Join Jim Gillespie's 'Take Down' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety.
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Citation Linkwww.variety.comMcNary, Dave (5 January 2015). "Dominic Sherwood, Jill Hennessy to Star in Horror Movie 'The Other'". Variety.
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Citation Linkwww.yahoo.comRyder, Taryn (13 February 2015). "7 Things to Know About Taylor Swift's 'Style' Hottie Dominic Sherwood". Yahoo! News.
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