Since then, he has acted in numerous other films, including Tormented, God Help the Girl, Funny Bunny, and The Riot Club.
The singer and actor has also appeared in West End stage productions, such as Peter and Alice, in which he played the lead role and acted alongside Ben Whishaw and Judi Dench.
His most recent acting role was in Russell T. Davies’ hit drama, It’s A Sin, which follows the lives of gay young people in 1980s Britain.
Olly is gay himself and has advocated for LGBTQ+ rights over the years, promoting safer sex, HIV-screening, and anti-bullying initiatives.
In 2017, the young musician presented a BBC Three documentary called Olly Alexander: Growing Up Gay, which explored the mental health issues faced by members of the LGBTQ+ community.