George Wakeman

George Wakeman is best known for The Secret Life of Brothers and Sisters (2017) and Breeders (2020). The actor was born on 22nd December 2009. He’s got a baby sister, who’s seven years younger than him.

The child star could shed further light on his parents, family, and siblings as his stardom grows.

Stars as Luke Worsley on FX’s ‘Breeders’ (2020)

Created by Simon Blackwell, Breeders is a parenting comedy that premieres on FX on 2nd March 2020. The series stars Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard as Paul and Ally Worsley, the flawed parents of two young impressionable kids.

As per TV Guide,

This new comedy (Breeders) depicts the everyday trials and tribulations of parenting, from sleepless nights to screaming matches and the occasional visit from the police. Freeman and Haggard are comedic geniuses in this series, perfectly exemplifying how as parents, you’d die for your kids in a heartbeat, but that doesn’t mean that you also don’t feel the urge to murder them, sometimes.

Speaking of the FX show, co-creator Chris Addison said, “We haven’t seen sort of an honest portrayal of parenthood in, certainly in TV comedy. Because in TV comedy mostly the parents that you see and their relationship with their kids is like kind of cartoony, and a bit whimsical. The parents are kind of, ‘Oh, you!’… and we wanted to show that that’s really not how it is. That’s the duality, isn’t it?”

Addison continued,

Between the fact that you love your children more than anything in the world, and nothing, nothing makes you angrier… Anything that we do is always sort from a really truthful place about what it what it’s like to be a parent. You know, there are definitely moments that you’re not proud of.

The show displays the chaotic environment of raising kids, much of which is inspired by real-life events. The showrunners discussed their worst experiences dealing with their own children and felt they could incorporate those events in a comedic manner.

The official synopsis of Breeders reads:

FX’s Breeders is an uncompromising comedy that explores the lives of Paul (Martin Freeman) and Ally (Daisy Haggard) as they juggle full-time careers, aging parents, a mortgage and the unenviable curveballs of parenting their young children. When Ally’s estranged father appears on their doorstep, the family essentially takes on a third child – but this one comes with baggage and opinions.

Meanwhile, George Wakeman is playing the role of Luke Worsley while his on-screen sibling, Ava Worsley, is played by Jayda Eyles. Their parents, Paul and Ally, are portrayed by Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard, respectively. The husband-wife duo is compelled to juggle their careers, the ups and downs in their relationship, and the harsh challenges of parenting the young ones.

George Wakeman is portraying the character of Luke Worsley on FX's 'Breeders' (2020).

George Wakeman is portraying the character of Luke Worsley on FX’s ‘Breeders’ (2020).
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Breeders is George Wakeman’s most significant role to date. The actor will undoubtedly leave no shortage of effort to make the most of this opportunity through the impressive portrayal of Luke Worsley on the FX comedy.

Breeders releases on FX with the first two of 10 episodes on 2nd March 2020 and the following day on FX on Hulu.

The young actor featured in a couple of documentaries prior to FX’s ‘Breeders’

As per IMDb, George Wakeman’s got two self-credits to his name. Back in 2015, he appeared as himself on the multi-award winning C4 hit series, The Secret Life of 4, 5 and 6 Year Olds. According to Amazon,

The documentary explores what happens when ten 4-year-olds meet for the very first time following a week in their lives as they take their first tentative steps towards independence, and it captures every whisper, every tussle and all the raw emotion of this encounter.

In 2017, the Breeders star featured as himself in another documentary series, The Secret Life of Brothers and Sisters. The Channel 4 show follows seven boys and girls who are five or six years old, along with their siblings with an average age of two. The young actor, George Wakeman, made appearances for two episodes.

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