Lydia Wilson

Lydia Wilson

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Lydia Wilson
Born 1984 (age 33–34)
Queen’s Park, London
Residence Queen’s Park, London
Nationality British-American
Occupation Actress, radio personality
Years active 2009–present
Known for About Time

Lydia Wilson (born 1984) is an English actress. Since graduating in 2009 from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she has performed in numerous television and theatre productions including the Olivier Award winning Blasted by Sarah Kane in 2010 at the Lyric Theatre.

Early life[edit]

Wilson was born and brought up in Queen’s Park in London, to an American mother and an English father. She has said that her acting ambitions came from her grandparents who were both stage actors. After completing a Foundation Course at the Chelsea College of Art and Design, Wilson studied English at Queens’ College, Cambridge.[1][2] Wilson then trained at RADA.[3][4]


Wilson made her film debut in the alternative history romance drama Never Let Me Go (2010).[5] In 2014, she was included in the 1,000 most influential Londoners.[6]



List of film performances
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Never Let Me Go Hannah Film debut
2013 About Time Catherine “Kit-Kat” Lake
Hereafter Katcher Short film
2016 Star Trek Beyond Kalara
List of television performances
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Pete Versus Life Rachel Episode: “Fankoo”
Midsomer Murders Zoe Stock Episode: “Master Class”
Any Human Heart Monday Episode: “1.3”
2011 South Riding Muriel Carne Recurring role
The Crimson Petal and the White Elizabeth Episode: “1.1”
Black Mirror Princess Susannah Episode: “The National Anthem
2012 Dirk Gently Jane Episode: “1.2”
The Making of a Lady Emily Fox Seton Television film
2013 Misfits Laura Episodes 2 and 3 in Series 5
2014 Ripper Street Mimi Morton Twelve episodes; Series 3 & 5
2018 Requiem Matilda Six Episodes[12] Lead Role



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