Eleanor Tomlinson

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Eleanor Tomlinson
BornEleanor May Tomlinson
(1992-05-19) 19 May 1992 (age 22)
London, England
NationalityBritish
OccupationActress, model
Years active2005–present
 
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Eleanor Tomlinson
BornEleanor May Tomlinson
(1992-05-19) 19 May 1992 (age 22)
London, England
NationalityBritish
OccupationActress, model
Years active2005–present

Eleanor May Tomlinson (born 19 May 1992) is an English actress, known for her role as Princess Isabelle in Jack the Giant Slayer (2013).

Early life and family[edit]

Tomlinson was born in London. At a young age, she moved with her family to Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, and attended Beverley High School.[1] She is the daughter of Judith Hibbert, a singer, and Malcolm Tomlinson, an actor. Her brother, Ross Tomlinson, is also an actor. [2][3][4]

Career[edit]

Tomlinson appeared in The Illusionist as Young Sophie. She starred in the teenage film Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging in which she plays "Jas". Tomlinson played Kirsten in the Pro Sieben international production Hepzibah - Sie holt dich im Schlaf alongside David Bamber under the direction of Robert Sigl.[5] Tomlinson went on to play Eve, an alien, in 'The Mad Woman in the Attic' - episodes three and four of Season 3 of The Sarah Jane Adventures - in 2009, as well as Fiona Chataway in the film Alice in Wonderland which premiered in theatres on 5 March 2010. In 2013 she was Xenya in the film Siberian Education by Gabriele Salvatores.

After an extensive search, Tomlinson was cast as Princess Isabelle in Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), directed by Bryan Singer.[6][7] She also starred in the TV series, The White Queen, as Lady Isabel Neville.[8] and as Georgiana Darcy in the BBC adaptation of Death Comes to Pemberley.

On 30 March 2014, it was announced that Tomlinson would be playing Demelza in the new BBC One version of Poldark, to be broadcast in 2015.[9]

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRole
2005FallingLittle Daphne with Branklyn
2006The IllusionistYoung Sophie
2007Einstein and EddingtonAgnes Müller
2008Angus, Thongs and Perfect SnoggingJas
2009The Sarah Jane AdventuresEve
2010Alice in WonderlandFiona Chataway
The Lost FutureMiru
2013StyriaLara
Educazione SiberianaXenya
Jack the Giant SlayerPrincess Isabelle
The White QueenIsabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence
Death Comes to PemberleyGeorgiana Darcy
The Labours of HerculesAlice Cunningham
2015PoldarkDemelza

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bev teen Eleanor stars in new Hollywood blockbuster Jack The Giant Killer". Hull Daily Mail. 18 January 2012. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Racing Post - TV soap actor lands pounds 286,850 haul". Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Why Beverley-born actor Malcolm Tomlinson is under starter’s orders in his most racy role yet". Hull Daily Mail. 1 August 2012. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Yorkshire Times Interviews Actor And Racing Commentator Malcolm Tomlinson". Yorkshire News. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Hepzibah - Sie holt dich im Schlaf (The Village)". IMDb. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  6. ^ McNary, Dave (1 March 2011). "Eleanor Tomlinson joins 'Killer' cast". Variety. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  7. ^ Fleming, Mike (1 March 2011). "Eleanor Tomlinson Lands 'Jack The Giant Killer' Female Lead". Deadline. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  8. ^ BBC Online. The White Queen, a new ten-part drama for BBC One, 10 January 2013. Latest News
  9. ^ "Eleanor Tomlinson to star as Demelza in BBC One drama Poldark". BBC Media Centre. 30 March 2014. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 

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