Who does Oliver Jackson-Cohen play in Wilderness?

Wilderness -- Courtesy of Stefania Rosini/Prime Video
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If you haven’t heard of Amazon Prime Video’s latest sensation Wilderness, a truly spectacular crime drama and thriller series that debuted on September 15, 2023, where have you been hiding?

Starring as leads in the drama are Jenna Coleman and Oliver Jackson-Cohen, who bring to life the characters of Liv and Will Taylor, respectively. The series, based on the 2017 novel of the same name by B.E. Jones, is a twists love story, following a young British couple whose dream vacation turns into a nightmare of heartbreak, fury, and …revenge. We don’t want to give away too much, as it’s essential you see Wilderness, but do expect some minor spoilers below, so if you’ve yet to see the series we suggest carrying on reading at your own risk.

However, if your curiosity is getting the better of you, and you want to delve deeper into the world of the show, especially with a focus on Oliver Jackson-Cohen’s character, then you are in the right place!

Join us as we uncover all there is to know about his character Will and discover more intriguing insights about the talented actor below!

Who does Oliver Jackson-Cohen play in Wilderness?

Final warning spoilers ahead! Scroll down to: ‘Everything to know about Oliver Jackson-Cohen’ to continue reading without encountering any spoilers about the show!

As mentioned, in Amazon Prime Video’s gripping adaptation of Wilderness, Oliver Jackson-Cohen takes on the role of Will Taylor. Will is introduced as Liv’s (Jenna Coleman) charismatic and seemingly flawless husband, who’s a tall, good-looking man who exudes charm and confidence, and always seems to have the perfect words on hand for any situation.

With success in abundance and a loving and loyal wife, Will appears to be living the dream! However, beneath this perfect facade lies a dark secret: he’s been cheating on Liv!
His unfaithfulness and subsequent actions are the catalysts for the events that unfold in the series.

To find out more about Oliver Jackson-Cohen’s character, you’ll have to watch the series on Amazon Prime Video or pick up the book at your local bookstore! But before you do that, make sure to check out the official trailer for Wilderness below:

Everything to know about Oliver Jackson-Cohen

Oliver Jackson-Cohen is a British actor and model, born on October 24, 1986, in Westminster, London. He is best known for his role as Adrian Griffin in the 2020 adaptation of The Invisible Man and for his roles as Luke Crain and Peter Quint in the Netflix TV series The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor, respectively.

He has also appeared in other TV shows and movies, including The Secret River, The Healer, and World Without End.

Jackson-Cohen, who is 6’4″ (194 cm) according to his IMDb page, has a significant social media presence, with over 410K followers on Instagram. You can find him on the social media platform under the handle “@ojacksoncohen“.

The Wilderness actor may not be the loyalist of husbands on screen, but in real life he’s the complete opposite! According to reports, the actor has been dating Australian actress Jessica De Gouw (known for The Crown and Arrow) since 2013!

To see his full film and TV history – click here!

There you have it, everything you needed to know about Oliver Jackson-Cohen and his character Will!

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