Lydia Wilson

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

Wilson was born and brought up in Queen's Park in Kilburn, 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 the University of Cambridge. Wilson then trained at RADA.

Wilson made her film debut in the alternate history romance drama Never Let Me Go (2010). In 2014, she was included in the 1000 most influential Londoners.

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Cast Credits

Ripper Street (2012)
Starring as Mimi Morton (5 episodes)
Guest starring as Mimi Morton
Black Mirror (2011)
Misfits (2009)
Guest starring as Laura (2 episodes)