Daniel in The Drowning actor Cody Molko, who has a famous musician father!

Cody Molko is the young actor currently starring as Daniel on Channel 5’s new hit, The Drowning.

But who is this young actor? And what else was he in? And who is his famous father?

Here you will find the answer to these and other questions.

How old is Cody Molko?

Cody Molko is an actor who is around 16 years old.

His parents were born in 2005 and are Brian Molko and Helena Berg.


Cody as Daniel in The Drowning (Channel 5)

Who is Brian Molko?

Cody has a very famous father. His father is Brian Molko, 48, who is the singer, lyricist and guitarist for the band Placebo.

Read more: How Jill Halfpenny Channels Real Grief in The Drowning

Placebo is an English rock band that Brian formed in 1994. They are particularly known for their unique sound that combines glam rock with emo and alternative rock.

To date, the band has sold an estimated 11 million albums worldwide and released seven studio albums. Each of them was one of the top 20 hits on the UK album sales charts.

Brian Molko in placebo
Brian performs with placebo (Credit: SplashNews)

What did Brian say about his son Cody?

Brian says that Cody also has a good ear for music and has played him raw demos in the past.

Speaking in an excavated interviewBrian says he can count on Cody as a kid for his honest feedback.

Read more: Drowning is written by a famous husband of a Corrie star

He said, “Yes, an eight year old boy is a good listener. Playing my songs for him is a good test.

“If he finds an idea catchy enough, you should get on with it.”

Cody Molko drowning
Drowning appears to be Molko’s seminal role (Credit: Channel 5)

Who does Cody play in the Drowning?

Cody plays Daniel in The Drowning. A teenager raised by a single father.

But his world is shaken when a woman – Jodie (played by Jill Halfpenny) – claims to be his long-lost mother.

Jodie lost her son in a drowning accident when he was a young child. But the body was never recovered.

After seeing Daniel at a school gate, she is convinced that he is her son.

And somehow was raised by another family.


Jill Halfpenny as Jodie in The Drowning (Image credit: Channel 5)

What else was Cody Molko in?

Drowning seems to be Cody’s first major role.

He has also acted as a video game spokesperson several times, according to his IMDB profile.

And he’s appearing on an upcoming television series called Shadow and Bone.

What are the reviews saying about The Drowning?

So far, The Drowning has received mostly positive reviews.

It has received four stars out of five The guard.

The reviewer describes the drama as follows: “Drowning pays great attention to the perseverance and depth of suffering of a bereaved and how guilt manifests itself, while refusing to make grand dramatic gestures at the expense of that hard-won authenticity.”

Cody Molko drowning
So far, The Drowning has received mostly positive reviews (Credit: Channel 5)

While The telegraph admits the plot may need viewers to expose disbelief – but it still received four stars out of five.

The reviewer argues, “The Drowning (Channel 5) is one of those snappy thrillers that you’ll watch until the end, provided you override disbelief and don’t yell,” What on earth are you doing? “and,” Why didn’t you do these very obvious things that a normal person would do in this situation? “

How to watch drowning on channel 5

The Drowning is a four-part drama that airs four nights in a row this week – each episode airs at 9 p.m.

However, previous episodes can be streamed on My5. Alternatively, you can wait until the end of the week to start the full series.

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