They have become the toast of Hollywood thanks to their new Apple TV+ series Masters of the Air.
And while Austin Butler, Callum Turner and Barry Keoghan also boast good looks, easy charm and on-screen talent, their similarities to each other don’t end there.
In fact, every Hollywood heartthrob at one time or another has credited their mothers for inspiring them to act.
Londoner Callum, 33, has said he got his talent from his single mother, Rosemary, who dreamed of being an actress, while Austin, 32, was painfully shy as a child until “goofing around” with woman who raised him “broke him.” from the shell of him ‘of him.
Sadly, both Austin- and Dublin-born Barry, 31, lost their mothers at a young age; The American Elvis star was just 23 when his mother Lori died of cancer, while Barry’s mother Debbie died of a heroin overdose when he was 12.
While Austin Butler (right), Callum Turner (left) and Barry Keoghan (center) also boast dashing good looks, easy charm and on-screen talent, their similarities to each other don’t end there.
Speaking about how his mother knew he liked acting, the Saltburn star said. GQ: “I would love to make her laugh and just dance for her.”
Similarly, Austin revealed how performing for his mother helped him get rid of his shyness as a child.
He said on Saturday Night Live in December 2022: “Being silly with her is what brought me out of my shell and is the core of what got me into acting.
‘Although he had a crippling shyness, when he was with her, he would do anything to make my mother laugh. She would make funny faces and voices. She’d even do this ridiculous Gollum impression.
In 2014, Austin tragically lost his mother Lori, an esthetician, to cancer when she was just 23 years old.
speaking to TODAYAustin explained how his mother quit her job to take him to auditions and acting classes throughout California.
She explained: ‘When I was in high school, I wanted to be an actress. So I think I’ll be able to live this life for both of us that way. She was my best friend.’
What’s more, Austin said Access Hollywood who was so devastated by the loss of his mother that he almost gave up acting.
Undated photo of Austin Butler and his late mother Lori Anne, his father David and his sister Ashley.
Sadly, both Austin- and Dublin-born Barry, 31, lost their mothers at a young age; The American Elvis star was just 23 when his mother Lori died of cancer, while Barry’s mother Debbie (pictured center) died of a heroin overdose when he was 12.
Londoner Callum, 33, says he got his talent from his single mother, Rosemary, who dreamed of being an actress.
He said: “After my mother died, things were put into a different perspective and I started to wonder if this was a profession that could help the world or something.”
While still grieving his mother, Austin flew to New Zealand to film a series that was canceled after two seasons. He explained that although viewers enjoyed the show and that he himself had fun filming, “I went home and cried every night.”
“I was dealing with the pain, but I also had this feeling that I wasn’t aligned with something that I found really fulfilling,” he added, revealing that he was around 24 years old at the time and was ready to take a break. Act.
Meanwhile, Barry previously spoke about performing for her late mother as a child to make her laugh.
Speaking to The Sunday Times, she revealed that losing her parents was “not a shock”, adding: “But oh, she was so beautiful.”
He added that he and his younger brother Eric spent much of their childhood visiting her in the hospital when she suffered from drug-related illnesses and recalled: “I would do this Elvis dance for her.” They just re-released A Little Less Conversation; she loved it.’
Barry said: “I was working with Austin (who played Elvis in the Baz Luhrmann biopic) and I shared that memory, I started dancing for him…”
The actor had a tumultuous childhood as a result of his mother’s addiction and when he was five, Barry and his younger brother Eric went into foster care, living in 13 different homes before moving into his aunt’s two-bedroom apartment and her grandmother.
Austin Butler, pictured with his older sister Ashley, previously spoke about how he didn’t plan on being an actor as a child as he was extremely shy.
British model turned actor Callum Turner has risen to stardom in recent times, but he owes it all to his “brilliant” mother Rosemary Turner. (The couple are believed to appear together during Callum’s childhood)
Barry Keoghan (right) and his brother Eric (left) were in foster care for seven years, with the two brothers staying in 13 different homes during that period.
Barry explained: ‘My cousin, who I call my sister, was 15 and left us her room, until five years ago she was sleeping in a room with my aunt. I owe you all a lot.’
He added that nowadays: ‘My family is more concerned about my well-being, everything (about stardom) is secondary to them… But they have a good chat about it in the pub! They drink their pints.
He also previously revealed that acting helped him overcome some of his childhood trauma, after initially pursuing careers in boxing and football.
The actor starred in international blockbusters such as The Eternals and Batman before earning critical acclaim for his role as Dominic Kearney in The Banshees of Inisherin.
On Monday, the Saltburn star wore a silver bracelet engraved with her beloved mother’s initials as she attended the premiere of Masters Of The Air at London’s Picturehouse.
The actor – who had no relationship with his father – has previously revealed that he prays to his late mother “every day” after her death 19 years ago.
Meanwhile, Callum’s “brilliant” mother, who was the ‘the strictest mother with her London municipal property” while growing up – It encouraged his early interest in film and is the reason for his acting gene, he told The Times in 2016.
Rosemary dreamed of being an actress, but instead worked as a nightclub promoter, for places like Ministry of Sound, which meant that an eclectic mix of figures from the 1980s club scene constantly visited her home.
He said contact with his father who lived in Australia during his childhood was “lax”, but praised his mother for instilling in me “this belief that if I wanted to do something, anything, I should do it”.
Although she always said, “Get a trade. Become a plumber.” And I said, “No. I don’t want to be a plumber. I want to be a footballer.” She didn’t want the safe option. “It’s good to take risks.”
Although his mother now seems to be totally on board with her son’s career choice and supports him to be the next James Bond.
speaking to PEOPLE On rumors that he is being considered to take Daniel Craig’s place, Callum joked: “I think she’s my mother.” She just makes it clear. So when my odds go up, she’s the only one betting.
Callum Turner, left, Barry Keoghan and Austin Butler pose for photographers upon arrival at the UK premiere of the television series ‘Masters of the Air’ in London.
The actor regularly praises his working-class upbringing, previously saying: “My mother allowed a community of people to surround me and didn’t protect their love for me. It was almost like a tribe.”
He revealed to The Evening Standard that every Christmas he and his best friend Josh, from the council estate where he grew up, tell their mothers: “We loved our childhood so much and thank you.”
“Running and playing, soccer until all hours, you know?” he explained, although the actor also admitted that his mother was one of the “strictest on the farm.”
He recalled to The Independent that he was never allowed to join the other children playing outside after 10pm because “rules are rules”.
Viewers will next get the chance to see Callum and his co-stars on screen in Steven Spielberg’s big-budget miniseries Masters Of The Air.
It is based on the exploits of the United States Army’s Eighth Air Force, which brought World War II directly to Hitler’s doorstep by dropping bombs on the German capital, Berlin.
After being part of the Air Force’s ‘Big Week’, in which the team bombed Leipzig and several aircraft factories, they attacked the capital of the German Reich, Berlin, before moving on to bomb other cities in the country.
The first two episodes of Masters of the Air will premiere on Apple TV+ on January 26, 2024 and will continue weekly until March 15.