Keiynan Lonsdale on Kid Flash, Wally & Jesse, and a Dream Team-Up

Over the summer The Pop Break caught up with Kenyan Lonsdale, who stars as Wally West aka Kid Flash, on The CW’s hit series, The Flash. The series has been one of the flagship shows for network’s surge in popularity along with other DC properties like Arrow, and Legends of Tomorrow.

The Kid Flash character debuted in Season 2, and is the son of Joe West (Jesse L. Martin) and brother of Iris West (Candice Patton). In the aftermath of the “Flashpoint” storyline he eventually gained speed powers from Doctor Alchemy, and becomes “Kid Flash.”

Lonsdale, an Australian actor, is known for his roles as Uriah Pedrad in the Divergent films (Insurgent, Allegiant), The Finest Hours starring Chris Pine, and the popular Aussie teen drama, Dance Academy.

Here’s what Mr. Lonsdale talked to our staff about…

*On not only being Kid Flash but ‘The Flash’
*Wally and Jesse’s relationship
*How his character would react if Barry came back
*Wally’s love of science
*A Firestorm, Flash, Kid Flash team up

Check out our other Flash Interviews: Candice Patton | Grant Gustin | Danielle Panabaker | Tom Cavanagh

Catch Keiynan Lonsdale as Kid Flash and Wally West every week on The Flash on The CW Network

Video Shot by: Al Mannarino & Ryan DeMarco | Edited by: Erin Mathis | Text by: Bill Bodkin

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