Born on 23 July, 1992 by a Nigerian mother is Tosin Cole, a Nigerian-British young talented actor. In 2009, Cole was part of a theatre production titled Wasted!, a modern reproduction of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, produced by Intermission, a company which helps teenagers stay away from crime. In 2010, Cole joined the cast of BBC teen drama The Cut, in which he played the role of Noah Achebe, who was introduced in the third series.
Tosin later secured the role of Sol Levi in EastEnders: E20, a spin-off of the British Soap Opera EastEnders. The role required Cole to learn to dance and perform his routine in front of professional dance group Flawless in the series finale. Cole had a brief appearance in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as the X-Wing pilot Lt. Bastian.
Cole was then cast as a regular character in soap opera Hollyoaks as Neil Cooper. Neil was one of six new characters the programme introduced, Unlocked and The Force Awakens. He also filmed a television advert as part of the serial’s promotional push for the new characters.