Nicholas Galitzine (born September 29, 1994) is an English actor. He became known for his roles in the films High Strung (2016) and Handsome Devil (2016).
Galitzine grew up in London, England. He was born to an English entrepreneur father and a Greek-American mother. He has a sister named Lexi Galitzine. At the age of 10, he sang in the choir. After high school, he attended Dulwich College in London. He later went to a youth theatre company at the Pleasance in Islington to pursue his burgeoning passion for acting. In his childhood, Galitzine was trained as a rugby player as well as showed his love for football. He also participated in county-level athletics competitions.
Galitzine got his first role in the film The Beat Beneath My Feet in 2014, starring alongside Luke Perry. He also performed several songs for the original soundtrack of the movie.
In 2015, he appeared in one episode of the TV series Legends. He was named “Star of Tomorrow” by Screen International. In 2016, he starred in the American drama High Strung, in which he played a young violonist who performs in the subway station. He played a young closeted gay student in the Irish comedy-drama Handsome Devil, which was later nominated for five awards at the 15th Irish Film & Television Awards.
In 2017, he took part in the New Zealand mystery drama The Changeover. In The Watcher in the Woods, he played opposite the Academy Award-winning actress, Anjelica Huston.
Galitzine was cast for his first major TV role in the Netflix horror drama series Chambers. In 2019, he played in the drama film Share. He was reported to have joined the cast of The Craft: Legacy, which is a sequel to The Craft.