Guy Burnet is the British actor became an instant hit and is well-known for his recurring role on Channel 4 productions Hollyoaks. He became a sensational actor when he backed himself to play the daunting role of Craig. His pin-point portrayal led many believe that he is gay in real life as well. Apart from Hollyoaks, he is known for his acting caliber in Ages of Heroes and Donovan.
Rise Toward Entertainment Industry
When he entered the cast of the TV series Hollyoaks in 2002, he bagged as the main character with a role Craig Dean. After his first debut turned out to be a success, from 2004 to 2017, Guy features in different movies and TV series including Voyer, Luster, Age of Heroes, Moving On, The Royals and Hand Of Gods.
In 2018, he is in the post-production of the movie Jacob's Ladder where he plays a role of Hoffman and in Asher, his role as Lyor. He is also playing the character of Claude Lambert in the upcoming American Television show Counterpart.
Besides his rise in the entertainment industry, he is an amateur Boxer with few matches under his belt. He also had played football for England in September 2007 in a charity match between England VS Russia in support of the Give Life Foundation.
How Much Is Guy's Net Worth?
The actor got nominated for the British Soap Awards. In 2008, for the TV show Hollyoaks, he was a nominee in Best Exit and Best Storyline for the award. He was in numerous theatre productions and has made award-winning short films.
He is currently acting on the ongoing American science fiction series Counterpart from which he is receiving some handsome amount of salary. Amidst his work as an actor, the details of his net worth are still missing.
Who Is Guy Dating?
Guy was seen reportedly dating with the pop singer Lily Alen. The pair met back in 2008 when Lily just had split with her former boyfriend, Ed Simons. Lily and Ed went separate paths in January 2008 after she suffered a miscarriage.
Lily, who had announced she was in the hunt for a new boyfriend, spotted Guy during London Fashion Week. The duo got along with each other in a VIP booth at the British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood's aftershow party. Guy then said to Dailymail in February 2008 that,
"It's the first time I have met Lily and we got on really well. We have swapped numbers so you never know..."
Actor Guy Burnet and Pop Singer Lily Alen (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
His thought of their happy relationship shattered like glass in 2011, when his former girlfriend, Lily married her spouse Sam Cooper.
After their relationship didn't materialize, Guy remains silent when it comes to his love affair. He has also stayed far from the reach of social media and has let his fans baffle about his romantic involvement. But the one thing is sure that the actor is not married up-to-date. Well, he is focusing on his career as of now and doesn't bother to discuss welcoming wife in his life.
Is The Actor Gay?
Guy showed his acting prowess through Channel 4 show Hollyoaks. He portrayed the role as his role of Craig and his struggled feelings for his best friend, John Paul McQueen. They both featured on one of the British soap's biggest gay storylines.
He later revealed with Digital Spy in September 2007 that it was difficult to play the gay character for the Chester-based opera series. He felt uncomfortable with the idea, and he didn't think it was justifiable. He further added,
It was sitting with Bryan and the other producers, discussing it and saying 'right, if we're going to do this, it's not a story about a character being gay - it's a story where we have to justify the guy's sexual confusion.
He wasn't comfortable to play the homosexual character but successfully portrayed it, and when he did, he learned a lot from his role. But when it comes to his life besides on-screen, he is a straight guy who is currently focused on developing his career as an actor.
He was born on 8 August 1983, in London, England as Guy Daniel Wain-Burnet. Guy, age 34, grew up in central London with his family. The actor is multilingual and carries British nationality. He attended Holland Park School and studied drama taking an A level. There is no official information regarding the actor's height, however, judging from his photo he might have a height around 5 feet 10 inches.