Bafta star's no minyan man

February 23, 2014

There were extra smiles in Stanmore and cheers in Cheadle when Will Poulter collected his Rising Star award at the Baftas last Sunday.

The 21-year-old English actor had a Jewish mum, according to a Wikipedia entry. But tribal pride proved short-lived: after further inquiries, Mrs Poulter herself rang us to tell us that neither she nor her son happens to be Jewish.

Last updated: 12:45pm, February 23 2014