Emma Mackey, popular for her role in British comedy-drama Sex Education, won the Rising Star Award at 2023 BAFTAs.

The 27-year-old was nominated for the award for her potrayal of Emily Brontë in the writer’s biopic Emily. She beat her fellow Sex Education star Aimee Lou Wood, Daryl McCormack, Sheila Atim, and Naomie Ackie in the category.

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Who is Dan Whitlam, Sex Education actor Emma Mackey’s rumored boyfriend?

Emma Mackey was spotted sharing a kiss with Dan Whitlam as they walked hand-in-hand around the French Riviera during the 2019 Cannes. Earlier in 2018, Mackey and Whitlam shocked the internet by making their relationship instagram official.

Mackey’s rumored boyfriend Whitlam is a talented actor himself. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He commonly performs at the London theater productions.

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Under his acting credits, Whitlam has the role of Albert Kropp in All Quiet on the Western Front and The Mayor in Government Inspector. He performed these plays  at the Pleasance Theatre in London.

Being a skilled theatre artists, he also has the talent for playing piano and saxophone. As a matter of fact, he is a skilled dancer, singer, sportsman, and even a freestyle rapper and poet.

Talented Whitlam shared an interesting incident from his life with London News Online. Reportedly, he was stabbed when he was 16-year-old. The accident happened when he was leaving an audition and a group of his friends was mugged. Whitlam tried to defend his friend but got injured eventually.

Both Whitlam and Mackey have been secretive of their relationship. However, their photos together from several occasions have convinced fan of a booming romance between the two.