Christian Coulson

Born Oct 3, 1978

Christian Coulson is an English actor best known for playing Tom Marvolo Riddle in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Christian Coulson.


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Christian Coulson.


1978 Birth Born in 1978.


1990 12 Years Old Coulson was born in Manchester, and attended Westminster School in London on an academic scholarship. He was a member of the UK's National Youth Music Theatre from 1990–1997, and went on to the University of Cambridge, where he received a degree in English from Clare College in 2000. … Read More


2002 24 Years Old Coulson gained worldwide attention and popularity for his role in 2002's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, in which he portrayed a sixteen-year-old Tom Riddle, even though Coulson was 23 years old at the time.
2007 29 Years Old However, in 2007, director David Yates indicated on MTV that Coulson would not reprise his role in Half-Blood Prince, since, at 29, he was now too old. … Read More


2010 32 Years Old As of 2010, Coulson lives and works in New York City as an actor, director and photographer.
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.