Elliot Knight is a British Actor. He is best known for his role as the title character in the UK series Sinbad and as Merlin in Once Upon a Time.


Elliot was born in West Bromwich, United Kingdom to Stuart and Lorna Knight.He was a pupil at King Edward VI Aston School and studied subsequently at the Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre,where he graduated with a BA (Hon) degree in 2011.While attending The Manchester School of Theatre, where he lead as "Macbeth" in a string of toured Shakespeare performances, he won his first professional role as the titular hero in Sky 1's popular adventure series "Sinbad", beating out hundreds after an extensive worldwide search. After screen testing for leading roles in many TV pilots, Knight made his US network television debut in 2014 in ABC's hit series "How To Get Away With Murder" and is since being recognized as one of the industry's most exciting new talents.



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