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Paul Mescal Films and TV Shows

Paul Mescal's Best Movie and TV Roles, From "Aftersun" to "Foe"

Paul Mescal Films and TV Shows
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Irish heartthrob and "Normal People" star Paul Mescal has been one to watch in recent years. Heralded as an up-and-coming talent with a breakthrough BBC TV series under his belt, he was always going to be heading for big things. And 2023 seems to be the year he has reached the top of the mountain after being announced as a surprise nominee for Best Actor at the 2023 Oscars for his moving turn as single Dad Calum in Charlotte Wells's father-daughter drama "Aftersun". Although, he lost out to Brendan Fraser, the accolade has cemented his position as an A-list star.

Mescal's acting career started mostly on stage, starring in the likes of "The Great Gatsby", "A Midsummer's Night's Dream", and the world premiere of "Asking For It". However, it was his 2020 television debut in "Normal People" that catapulted him into the public eye overnight. Playing Connell in the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney's novel caught the attention of legions of fans for his vulnerability and emotional range as an actor, not to mention his undeniable sex appeal.

Mescal has recently returned to his roots with a critically-acclaimed performance in "A Streetcar Named Desire" in London's West End which bagged him a coveted Olivier Awards, too. And the next few months also promise to be jam-packed for the star. In the Autumn of 2023, he starred in "Foe", out on 6 Oct., and will also star alongside Andrew Scott in "All of Us Strangers", which will premiere in December. 2024 also promises to be jam-packed for the star, who is set to star in the highly anticipated "Gladiator" sequel that year.

There's no better time to explore Mescal's onscreen work. Read ahead for a list of all the movies and TV shows you can watch to see Mescal show off his tremendous talent.

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