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Skins Generation 3: Where are they now?

Joseph McCormick July 21, 2017

The third generation of Skins stars made a splash when they debuted in 2011.

But you might wonder what they are up to now.

Related: Skins Generation 1: Where are they now?
Related: Skins Generation 2: Where are they now?

Check out the PinkNews guide to Skins generation 3 below.

Dakota Blue Richards – Franky Fitzgerald


An outcast when she arrives at Roundview, Franky showed off her creative flair in seasons five and six of Skins.

Richards was already a child star before she took on the role of Franky, having made her debut in 2007’s The Golden Compass.

She continues to work as an actor after leaving Skins, having starred in The Quiet Hour, Chicklit and most recently in the ongoing TV series Endeavour.

Will Merrick – Alo Creevey

Alo Skins
A bit of a strange one, Alo was the best friend of Rich and eventually ended up the baby daddy to Mini at the end of season six.

Merrick hasn’t had a shortage of work as an actor since leaving Alo behind, having starred in Doctor Who, Atlantis and Brief Encounters.

He continues to work, most recently starring in Modern Life is Rubbish as Olly.

Freya Mavor – Mini McGuinness

Mini Skins then and now
Mavor’s character Mini was the top girl at Roundview in seasons five and six, friends with everyone and eventually getting pregnant by Alo.

She has worked with Will Merrick who played Alo several times since leaving the Skins cast, starring opposite him in Boys and Modern Life is Rubbish.

Since saying goodbye to Mini, Mavor has worked consistently as an actor and has upcoming projects Dead in a Week: Or Your Money Back in post-production and is currently filming Trautmann.

Alex Arnold – Rich Hardbeck

Rich Skins then and now
Rich, a metalhead and best friend of Alo, had a rough time on Skins as his love Grace descended into a coma following a car accident and never woke up.

Arnold has found fame in hits like Poldark and In The Flesh.

He has had no end of work, starring in The Salvation back in 2014 and most recently played Luke in Save Me.

Arnold has continud to work as an actor since leaving Skins.

Laya Lewis – Liv Malone

Liv Skins then and now
Making her acting debut in Skins in 2011, Lewis played Liv, best friend of Mini. The pair found trouble when Grace died, but made up just before Mini gave birth to her baby.

As well as continuing to act, Lewis starred in Emeli Sande’s 2012 My Kind of Love video.

She has starred in ITV’s Jekyll and Hyde reboot, Cuckoo in 2014 and most recently in 2017 as Mae in the TV series All of Them.

Jessica Sula – Grace Violet Blood

Grace Skins then and now
The daughter of Professor Blood, Grace Violet was a bit of a wild child. Sula’s time on the series was cut short as her character died after a car accident in Morocco.

She later appeared as a spirit in further episodes.

Since leaving Skins, Sula has found fame both in the UK and across the pond.

She starred opposite James McEvoy as Marcia in Split and starred in shows like Love and Marriage and in ABC Family’s Recovery Road with fellow star Sebastian de Souza.

Sebastian de Souza – Matty Levan

Matty Skins thn and now
In Skins, de Souza’s character was a bit of a mysterious one. He never had his own episode but was revealed as the brother of Nick, played by Sean Teale.

Since leaving, he has found parts as an actor in The Borgias as Alfonso of Aragon, among various other projects.

He starred opposite Skins castmate Sula in Recovery Road and opposite Cara Delevingne in Kids in Love, which he co-wrote.

De Souza also continues to act, with some pretty exciting stuff in the pipeline for the coming year.

Sean Teale – Nick Levan

Nick Skins then and now
Arguably one of the most successful Skins cast members from generation three, Teale didn’t make his acting debut with the show.

His popular rugby captain character saw his world shattered through the fifth and sixth seasons and had tumultuous relationships with Franky and his brother Matty.

Since leaving he has starred in popular shows like Reign, as well as opposite Pierce Brosnan in 2015’s Survivor.

He continues to work on some big-budget projects, and starred in B&B – a thriller about two gay Londoners who cause mischief with the Christian owner of a B&B.

Teale also starred in Ben Affleck and Matt Damon’s Incorporated series on Syfy.

Sam Jackson – Alex Henley

Alex Skins then and now
A late entry into the Skins universe, Jackson’s character Alex joined in season six. Liv had a bit of a thing for Alex before realising he was gay but the two became good friends.

Jackson is a composer as well as an actor and director and has performed on stage as well as on screen.

In 2013 he starred as Billy in a stage production of Kes, and in the same year appeared on Holby City and Drifters.

Since then he has worked fairly often as an actor and stars in the upcoming The Drowning of Arthur Braxton.

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