MENS HEALTH
"As Five, Aidan Gallagher (who is actually only 16 years old) might just be the most compelling character in the entire show. If you think about it, basically the show’s entire storyline revolves around him..." —Evan Romano, 7/24/20

VANITY FAIR
"...runs laps around his adult co-stars.” —Richard Lawson, 7/29/2020

FLICKERING MYTH
"...Aidan Gallagher once again knocking it out of the park..." —Shaun Munro, 7/27/2020

HEROIC HOLLYWOOD
"...undeniable standout performance in the second season of The Umbrella Academy comes from Aidan Gallagher’s Number Five." —Eammon Jacobs, 7/27/2020

HEAVY SPOILERS
"Aidan Gallagher who plays the role has an extremely bright future ahead of him..." —Editor, 2/27/2020

BEYOND THE TRAILER
“…and then of course the two biggest stars of the show continue to be Aidan Gallagher’s Five and Robert Sheehan’s Klaus. Every single moment they are on screen is an absolute delight. I cannot get enough of them and we’re given so much of them this season and I’m like, I want more.” —Grace Randolph, 7/27/2020

COMICBOOK. COM
“Aidan Gallagher remains the anchor of the series in a large way…” —Spencer Perry, 7/27/2020

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
"...Gallagher has the uncanny ability to believably inhabit Number Five..." —Christian Holub, 7/29/2020

NEW YORK POST
“Aidan Gallagher, the 16-year-old who plays Five, knocks his role out of the park.” — Eric Hegedus, 8/13/2020

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
"Gallagher is very good in the tricky part of a fifty-something-year-old man trapped in the body of a schoolboy." —Daniel Fienberg, 7/30/2020

CHEATSHEET
"For many fans, Gallagher is a selling point for watching the show. As Blackman pointed out: ‘I think we can all agree we made the right choice!’”—Lauren Anderson, 8/14/2020

CHEATSHEET
“The 2 Hargreeves Siblings Who Make 'The Umbrella Academy' Stand Out in the Superhero Space 
Why Five is ‘The Umbrella Academy’s’ Greatest Treasure: Those behind The Umbrella Academy hit the jackpot when they cast Aidan Gallagher as Number Five. The actor completely embodies an elderly man stuck in an adolescent’s body — from the stature to the gestures and the gait, viewers believe Five is nearly 60 years old.” —Josh Lezmi, 8/29/2020

TV AND CITY-TELEVISION AND NEW YORK
“The standout character of the season, however, is Five (Aidan Gallagher) who steals the show as the season’s driving force." —Ariba Bhuvad, 7/27/2020

IGN LATAM
"Number Five is one of the most important characters in the plot of The Umbrella Academy, and the great performance of Aidan Gallagher has contributed to the character becoming a favorite of many fans..."— Javier Flores, 8/21/2020

THE REVIEW GEEK 
”The acting from those involved is as good as it was last time out, but Aidan Gallagher and Robert Sheehan continue to steal the show.” —Greg Wheeler, 7/27/2020

THE SPOOL.NET
"...Gallagher basically graduates to lead..." —Tim Stevens, 7/27/20

NERDS AND BEYOND
"Aidan Gallagher is just flawless in his role as the 40-something year old shoved back into a 13-year-old’s body. He’s cynical, jaded, and just incredible, especially for an actor of his age. Every delivery of each of his lines is infallibly on point; it’s almost a guaranteed, wholehearted entertainment when Gallagher hits the screens. He’s a showstopper through and through and his future in the industry is bright.” —Kaity, 8/14/2020

WINTER IS COMING
“Gallagher has absolutely killed it over the past two seasons of The Umbrella Academy, responsible for some of the show’s best moments so far.” ­—Ariba Bhuvad, 10/18/20 

WINTER IS COMING
“Good child actors are hard to find, so that The Umbrella Academy found someone as bloody good as Aidan Gallagher to play Five is a small miracle....and a lot of us were hooked on the Netflix show the minute Gallagher appeared on our screens. He was one of the reasons I knew I was going to keep watching this series when it returned.” —Ariba Bhuvah, 8/19/2020

ROLLING STONE
"Fans know and love Aidan Gallagher..."—Redacae, 8/27/2020

MAZE
"...gripping performance..." Giulia Lisi, 10/12/2020

RADIO TIMES
“The fast-rising young star..." —Flora Carr, 7/24/20

DEN OF GEEK
“Aidan Gallagher continues to be eerily skillful at portraying an old man trapped in a young man’s body.” —Michael Ahr, 7/27/2020

COMIC BOOK MOVIE 
“As they were in Season 1, Klaus and Five are the clear standouts…” —Mark Cassidy, 7/27/2020

CRITICAL HIT 
“Five showing off why he is referred to as 'the best assassin the Commission ever produced'…” —Tracy Benson, 7/27/2020

KAKUCHOPUREI TV
"It’s extremely impressive that despite only having turned 17 years old in 2020, Aidan Gallagher pulls off another convincing and charismatic portrayal of the badass teleporting Number Five.” … ” The presence of both Gallagher’s Five and Sheehan’s Klaus are more than enough to have kept me watching..." —Editor, 7/27/2020

CULTURA POP
"Aidan Gallagher who plays Number Five and offers the audience the best performance of the whole cast.”  —Imma Antonella Marzovilli, 7/27/2020

FILM SCHOOL REJECTS
"Gallagher, the youngest member of the cast, takes on the role with aplomb, playing the tall-socked teen assassin with a mixture of unsettling threat and slick cleverness.”— Valerie Ettenhofer, 7/30/2020

MOVIEWEB 
 "One of its brightest spots appears to be the performance of Gallagher as Number Five…” —Jeremy Dick, 8/3/2020

LOOPER
"Gallagher was offered the opportunity to step into one of its showier, more complex roles — and he seized that chance with an aplomb that has made the character a viewer favorite.” —Adam Swiderski, 7/31/202

LOOPER
“This bananas backstory, coupled with actor Aidan Gallagher's charismatic performance, made Number Five a fan favorite on Netflix's surprise hit series.” —Adam Swiderski, 8/3/2020 

LA WEEKLY
"“The acting in The Umbrella Academy is solid, with Page, Sheehan and Aidan Gallagher as Number Five being the true standouts. Everyone does an admirable job with the complicated material. Sheehan and Gallagher in particular are able to inject humor into every scene they occupy, elevating a story that can get very dark, very quickly." .”—Erin Maxwell,  9/1/2020

INQUIRER SUPER
“Which brings us to the 17-year-old Gallagher (incidentally the youngest person in the cast), who is, for all intents and purposes, the most pivotal character in the season.” —Ruel S. De Vera, 7/27/2020

SCREENRANT
“One of the most integral characters of the series, Five, again, had a huge role play in the second season and it's no surprise that he is an absolute fan favorite. It's as if Aidan Gallagher was born to play this role and he absolutely nails every scene, stealing the show a couple of times.”
—Nishid Motwani, 8/21/2020

SCREENRANT
"As the glue that keeps the Umbrella Academy together, Five's hysterical cynicism combined with his occasional badass moments make him such an enjoyable character. Through both seasons to this point, he's been one of the series' best characters and the fans absolutely love him.” —Max Nason, 9/16/2020

GAME REACTOR
"There's no weak link between them, but that's to be expected if you have a cast that includes the likes of Ellen Page, although it's fair to say that Aidan Gallagher steals the show once again as Cinque, the old man. trapped in the body of a little boy.” —Mike Holmes, 7/25/2020

THE DETROIT NEWS
 “It's up to the time-traveling, space-shifting Number Five (Aidan Gallagher, the show’s true star), to put the band back together again.”—Editor, 7/30/2020

VULTURE
"There are a lot of strong performers in The Umbrella Academy, but I’m consistently blown away by how 16-year-old Aidan Gallagher manages to be entirely credible as an uber-competent 58-year-old assassin trapped in the body of a teenager. There’s a remarkable complexity and texture to Five’s private meeting with Reginald Hargreeves — an old man in a young body sharing a drink with his father, who is currently younger than he is.” —Scott Meslow, 8/1/2020

NETFLIX LIFE
"Aidan Gallagher was a fan-favorite yet again in season two.” —Brandy Robidoux, 8/3/2020 

SOUNDVENUE
 “For it is still Five, and thus actor Aidan Gallagher, who is the show's undisputed star. It's not easy to play a 50+ year old, grumpy stutterer when you are a teenager, but with his facial expressions and speech, Gallagher manages to sell the illusion.”—Claus Nygaard Petersen, 8/4/2020
 
THE STAR (Interview with Steve Blackman, Showrunner) 
"Aidan has that gravitas, that presence..." —Mumtaj Begum, 7/23/20

FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE
“The actor’s performance left an indelible impression on fans prompting them to come up with future roles that would be perfect for him. Their endeavours resulted in a social media trend calling for DC Comics to cast Aidan Gallagher as their next Robin.…It certainly looks like the DC Universe could do with a fresh take on a young Robin. But whether or not DC decides to cast Aidan Gallagher as Robin, he definitely has a bright future ahead of him.” —Charlene Badasie, 8/4/2020

25 YEARS LATER
"The kid is ridiculously talented, and not in that organic child actor way—he’s doing the WORK. He knows what the work is, and he is kicking its ass." —Editor, 10/9/2020

THE FUTURE OF THE FORCE
“Gallagher is once again on point in the role of Five, his acting style is incredible, and he makes it so easy to love Five.”
—Darcie Gray, 8/4/2020 

POPSFERA
“Do not think that I left out number 5 (Aidan Gallagher) because he already stole the show in the first season and here, he repeats the feat.” —Fabiano Souza, 3/8/2020

ANIMATED TIMES
"The show would have been nothing without the actor Aidan Gallagher  playing the iconic role. —Bibhu Prasad Panda, 10/14/2020

METRO WEEKLY
"“…the remarkable Aidan Gallagher, whose portrayal of the time-traveling Five, a fifty-something assassin trapped in the body of a 14-year-old, brings essential gravity and urgency to both seasons.” —Randy Shulman, 8/7/2020

SOBRE ESTE BLOG DE TV
"Young Aidan Gallagher continues to shine with his own light as Number Five…”  —Josa Antonia Martanez Perallan, 8/6/2020

CINEMA EXPRESS 
“ …stretch in episode 8 where Five explains something called the Paradox Psychosis is one of the series' comical highlights.” —Gopinath Rajendran, 8/8/2020

FANSIDED-NETFLIX LIFE
"Aidan Gallagher is the perfect actor to play Number Five. He perfectly captures the character’s nuanced morals, rapier wit, and impulsive mannerisms.”—Mae Harrington O’Neill, 8/13/2020

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST 
“Aidan Gallagher plays the string-pulling Five Hargreeves who delighted audiences in season one with his wit.”—Finlay Greig, 8/6/2020

BEST GAMING PRO
"Returning solid members Aidan Gallagher and Robert Sheehan proceed to be the present’s breakout stars, portraying abrasive teleporter Quantity 5 and ghost-channeling Klaus, respectively. The pair are nonetheless the present’s most enjoyable characters to look at...".” —Dinu Das, 7/27/2020

SPINOFF
"One of the highlights of the series The Umbrella Academy is the character Number 5, played by Aidan Gallagher.”—Sergio Scarpa 8/6/2020 

EMPIRE
“58-year-old-in-a-teen’s-body Five (the superb Aidan Gallagher)…” —Dan Jolin, 7/27/2020 

DIANDRA REVIEWS IT ALL
“Aidan Gallagher’s exceptional turn as Five..." —Diandra Reviews, 7/27/20

CINEMABLEND
"How subtly brilliant is that move? Before each take, Aidan Gallagher would just haul ass for a few seconds to bring more visual intensity to the performance.".”—Nick Venable, 9/3/2020

DAILY SOAPDISH
"Aidan Gallagher (the actor who plays Number 5) is a phenomenal actor, portraying someone who is in their 60’s but trapped in their 12-year-old body. Viewers have praised the young actor for his abilities and look forward to seeing what the future brings for this young man.” —Jeff Porter, 8/25/2020

THE POST
“Aidan Gallagher continues to be impeccable at portraying an old man in a 13-year-old boy’s body, even when sharing the scene with someone actually portraying his older self."  —Jackson Horvat, 8/27/2020

THE TORCH
“While the entire cast does an amazing job with this show, I have to give props to the youngest main cast member, Aidan Gallagher, who plays Number Five. He plays Five so well that it’s hard to remember he’s not actually a 50-year-old in a teenager’s body.”— Becca Wireman, Aug 28, 2020 

FULL CIRCLE CINEMA
“…its complex cast of characters, which included the likes of Robert Sheehan’s Klaus and Aidan Gallagher’s Five.” —Jackson Hayes, 7/30/2020

CINE PREMIERE
"...it is the young sensation of The Umbrella Academy, where he plays Number Five, a 58-year-old man, homicidal and sarcastic, trapped in the body of a teenager.". ”—Tono Guzman, 7/31/2020

 DIGITAL TRENDS
“Returning cast members Aidan Gallagher and Robert Sheehan continue to be the show’s breakout stars...".” —Rick Marshall, 7/27/2020
 
HOBBY CONSOLAS
"Once again, it is Number 5 (played by a very young Aidan Gallagher who gives a great touch to his role) who lifts the show..." .”—Daniel Quesada, 7/27/2020

NOTICIAS POR EL MUNDO
"Now, at 16, he is becoming a youth star by showing his great work as an actor in the renowned Netflix series.” —Editor, 7/29/2020

EXPRESS
"Netflix star Aidan Gallagher has received acclaim for his stunning performance as Number Five” —Lucas Hill-Paul, 8/5/2020

PARLIAMO DI VIDEOGIOCHI
"Vanya, who is however clouded by the charisma of Five, who not only is the most successful character and multifaceted, but also one of the best interpreted, thanks to a young but in perfect form Aidan Gallagher who manages to perfectly impersonate a (58)-year-old adult forced into the body of a teenager,…”—Igno, 7/27/2020

DAILY MAIL
"“A particular highlight of the season sees Luther and Five (Aidan Gallagher) team up, leading to the former seeing his time-travelling sibling as a 'new father figure.’'’ —Roxy Simons, 7/28/2020 

THE DAILY
"I am continually amazed by young actor Aidan Gallagher’s portrayal of Five...The viewer completely forgets they are watching a child take on a role far beyond their level of life experience and becomes engrossed in the character.”—Emily Worrell, 9/14/20