Joe Cole is an English actor. He’s been acting since the 2010s. He debuted in an episode of The Bill. He later had guest roles in Holby City, Come Fly with Me, Injustice, and Skins. In 2012, he made his cinematic debut in the film Offender, followed by the movie Now Is Good. From 2013 to 2017, Cole became known for his role as John Shelby in Peaky Blinders. Simultaneously, he had performances in the films A Long Way Down, The Falling, Pressure, Green Room, Secret in Their Eyes, and Eye on Juliet. His work in the 2017 film A Prayer Before Dawn got him a BIFA Award for Best Actor.