The new world surrounds and devours, yet it provides a strange comfort and fascination for Nick, who has found a sort of confidence and balance when we meet up with him in Season 2. Everyone is hell bent on survival, but Nick seems to embrace the chaos -- a perfect child of the apocalypse. His moment of clarity in the finale of Season 1 will be put to work in Season 2.
Dillane trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), graduating in 2013.
As a child he played Christopher Henderson in Welcome to Sarajevo, directed by Michael Winterbottom (Channel 4/Miramax/Dragon Pictures).
When he was sixteen he played Tom Riddle in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince and later Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Warner Bros).
During his first year at RADA, he filmed the role of James Papadopoulos in Papadopoulos & Sons (Double M Films).
Immediately upon graduating, he played Eugene Marchbanks in Candida (Theatre Royal Bath). He then filmed the role of Coffin in In the Heart of the Sea, directed by Ron Howard. (Articulated Productions Ltd). After this, he went on to film the role of Keyes in Viena and the Fantomes directed by Gerardo Naranjo and which will be released in 2016 (Lola Pictures).
For television, Dillane played Shugs in Season 1 of Sense 8, directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski and was then cast in AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead, playing the part of Nick. He then shot Season 1 in 2015 and is currently shooting Season 2. During the hiatus between seasons, he recently filmed the lead role of Alex in Astral, directed by Chris Mul.
Aside from acting, Dillane is part of the band Tinker Wright.