Peter Gadiot is an English actor best known for his starring role as Cyrus, a genie who is found by Alice during one of her adventures in Wonderland and who falls in love with her, only to be cast into the Boiling Sea by The Red Queen, in the fantasy drama television series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.
Gadiot starred opposite Lea Seydoux in a short series of films directed by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola, Prada: Candy. He also plays the role of Javier in the series Fresh Meat, a Channel 4 dramedy with a large cult following.
Gadiot's past credits include the 2013 film The Forbidden Girl, MTV's Hot Mess and the British series My Spy Family.
Gadiot trained classically at Drama Centre London and has appeared in numerous stage productions. A versatile talent, he went behind the camera to write and direct the short film 12-17.
Gadiot also actively campaigns against slavery and human trafficking, and once rowed across the Atlantic to support the cause. Raised primarily in the UK, he is of Dutch and Mexican descent.