Edward George "Ed" Skrein (born 29 March 1983) is an English actor and rapper. Outside of his rap career, he is best known for his roles as Daario Naharis in Season 3 of Game of Thrones and Francis Freeman / Ajax in Deadpool (2016).
Skrein was born in Camden, London, England, and was raised there and in other London boroughs, Haringey and Islington. He is of Jewish Austrian and English descent. Skrein graduated from Central Saint Martins, a public tertiary art school, with a BA Hons degree in fine art painting.