Angus Cloud Revealed How He Broke His Skull and Got That Scar :Euphoria Star

Angus Cloud
Angus Cloud

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Angus Cloud biography

Angus’ family hails from Ireland, where most of them are still located. Originally from Oakland, California, Angus Cloud attended Oakland School for the Arts in the School of Production Design.

While working at a chicken-and-waffles restaurant close to the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, Angus was scouted by Euphoria casting agent Jennifer Venditti, whom he originally suspected was scamming him. Prior to being cast, Angus originally planned to move to Ireland with his family.

In an interview with WSJ, Angus stated that he is working on improving his acting skills and that his dream is to become a voice-over actor on a cartoon.

Before Fame:

He studied production design at the Oakland School for the Arts. 

Trivia:

He worked at a chicken-and-waffles restaurant when he was scouted by Euphoria’s casting agent.

Family Life:

He was born in Oakland, CA. His family is from Ireland.

Associated With:

He attended high school with his future Euphoria cast mate Zendaya. 

How old is Angus Cloud? The actor was born on July 10, 1994, in Oakland, California, United States.

Angus Cloud’s age is 28 years as of 2022. His father and mother are both university professors. The Euphoria actor attended a local high school in California before joining the Oakland School for the Arts to pursue a course in production design.

Angus Cloud Revealed How He Broke His Skull and Got That Scar

In a new interview with Variety, Angus put the rumors about his scar — yes, it’s very much real — to rest and shared exactly how he got it. Freakily, it all happened on a Friday the 13th in 2013 in Oakland, California, the Euphoria star’s hometown. According to Angus, the scar origin story starts with him getting separated from his friends while walking around downtown. 

Angus Cloud Revealed How He Broke His Skull and Got That Scar
Angus Cloud Revealed How He Broke His Skull and Got That Scar

While wandering around solo in the dark, Angus failed to notice a construction pit was right in front of him and, thus, fell in. “I woke up 12 hours later at the bottom. I was trapped. I eventually climbed out after — I don’t know how long.

It was hella hard to climb out,” he recounted. Why, you might ask? Well, just because his skull was broken. “But my skin wasn’t, so all the bleeding was internal, pressing up against my brain,” the actor continued. “But they wasn’t gonna find me down there. I found myself. Or God found me, whatever you want to call it.”

Not only did Angus break his skull, but he also broke his fingers in the fall. Somehow, he still managed to escape the 10-feet-deep ditch, albeit with blurry vision. “I didn’t feel no pain,” Angus added. “I was in survival mode, you feel me?” 

As one does after climbing out of a deep ditch with multiple broken bones, Angus then took the bus and headed to his mother’s house. “I was 14 or 15,” Angus said. “She thought I was on drugs, ’cause my pupils was hella dilated. I was trying to tell her what happened, but I could only start a sentence — I couldn’t finish it. So I was like, ‘I’m just gonna go sleep in my bed.’”

Seeing how grave his concussion was, Angus’s mother did not allow him to lie down, which he now acknowledges saved his life. “I would have died. She gave me some water, and I started throwing up hella mouthfuls of crimson red blood. Sh*t was crazy,” Angus continued. “So then my mama took me to the children’s hospital, and they saved my life. That’s what the scar’s from.”

However, the scar is not from the fall itself, but rather the surgeries he had to undergo to remedy the damage. “They cut my head open, they put some screws and a plate over where I broke my skull and — sh*t, sealed me back up, and that was that,” Angus recounts, sharing that he also spent five days in the ICU “loaded off morphine” and some extra days in non-intensive care units before he was finally discharged.

“The brain is so fragile,” Angus added. “It was damn near like nothing really happened. I’m so blessed to just have minor brain damage. You know, it’s so minor it ain’t even really worth speaking about.” The Angus Cloud, everyone. Just in case we couldn’t love him more.

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