Who plays Nikolai in Shadow and Bone? (Patrick Gibson age, height, Instagram, and more)

Shadow and Bone. Patrick Gibson as Sturhmond in episode 201 of Shadow and Bone. Cr. D‡vid Luk‡cs/Netflix © 2022
Shadow and Bone. Patrick Gibson as Sturhmond in episode 201 of Shadow and Bone. Cr. D‡vid Luk‡cs/Netflix © 2022 /

Shadow and Bone book fans are very excited to see the character of Nikolai Lantsov come to life in the show’s brand-new second season! And trust us, you’re going to love actor Patrick Gibson in the role.

The highly-anticipated sophomore season hits Netflix on Thursday, March 16, 2023. The next chapter in the fantasy story sees Alina and Mal on a quest to find two amplifiers to help her take down the fold, and Kirigan, once and for all, per the synopsis. But the Sun Summoner can’t do it alone, and she’s going to find some help with some new allies — including Nikolai.

So who’s the charismatic actor who plays the new character? Here’s everything we know about Patrick Gibson!

Patrick Gibson age and height

The actor’s birthday is April 19, 1995 which means he’s 27 years old. He was born in Westminster London, England. He stands at 5’10, which is slightly shorter than some of his male co-stars. Archie Renaux and Ben Barnes are both 6’1, and fellow new Shadow and Bone actor Lewis Tan stands tall at 6’2.

Patrick Gibson Instagram

You can follow the star at @paddygibson on Instagram. He currently has 162K followers. Gibson isn’t super active on the social media platform, but he does use it to promote his projects like Shadow and Bone of course, as well as his upcoming film The Portable Door. You’ll also see glimpses of the man behind the actor in some posts.

Patrick Gibson roles

The celeb has been acting since 2009 when he got cast in his first role as Son of Aske in The Tudors. He was on for three episodes in season 3 of the drama series. Netflix fans may recognize him from his role as Steve Winchell in the streamer’s mystery drama, The OA. He also played Perkin Warbeck/Prince Richard in STARZ series The White Princess.

His most recent work in movies is the upcoming film The Portable Door where Gibson stars opposite Christoph Waltz, Sam Neill, Sophie Wilde, and Miranda Otto. Some of his other notable projects include In a Relationship, The Darkest Minds, and Tolkien.

Patrick Gibson fun facts

  • Though he was born in England, Gibson is Irish and his family eventually moved back there.
  • The actor received the Rising Star award at the 2017 Irish Film & Television Awards (IFTAS).
  • He attended Trinity College Dublin to get a degree in Philosophy, but left when he was cast in The OA.

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