Joseph Maxwell Dempsie.
(born 22 June 1987 in Liverpool) is an English actor, best known for playing the role of Chris Miles in the E4 television show Skins. Dempsie's earlier acting credits include the medical dramas Doctors, Peak Practice and Sweet Medicine, as well as the films One for the Road and Heartlands. He also appeared in Born and Bred and a BBC documentary-drama about Norfolk farmer, Tony Martin. He is currently playing the role of Gendry in the HBO series Game of Thrones and the villainous John/Pollus in the BBC TV series The Fades.