English actor Oliver Jackson-Cohen began his professional acting career on television. His first gig came in 2002, appearing with a guest role in the soap opera Hollyoaks. His next role was a one-episode role in The Time of Your Life, which came some years later. He then landed the part of Phillip White, appearing in several episodes of Lark Rise to Candleford. He also guest-starred in Bonekickers.
On the big screen, Jackson-Cohen first acted in the 2010 film Going the Distance. He next had roles in the movies Faster, What’s Your Number?, and The Raven. In the next few years, the actor landed notable characters on television. He played Ralph Fitzgerald in the miniseries World Without End, Roderick ‘Roddy’ Temple in the period drama Mr Selfridge, as well as played Jonathan Harker in Dracula. After this, he portrayed James, Duke of York in the ITV miniseries The Great Fire.
In 2015, he appeared as William Thornhill in the Australian series The Secret River. He next had performances in the 2016 films Despite the Falling Snow and The Healer. Later in 2017, he joined the main cast of the Hollywood series Emerald City and starred in the BBC TV film Man in an Orange Shirt. The actor gained wider recognition for his role as Luke Crain in The Haunting of Hill House. He went on to star as Peter Quint in The Haunting of Bly Manor. This year, Jackson-Cohen starred alongside Elisabeth Moss in the film The Invisible Man.
Oliver Jackson-Cohen’s workout routine depends on certain movie or TV show roles. For his character in the action film Faster co-starring Dwayne Johnson, he had to train for two months to get ripped and work on his strength. He also underwent fighting and weapons training prior to filming. But even when he’s not working, the actor follows an active lifestyle. His workouts typically involve cardio and weights.