Antonia Thomas

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Antonia Thomas
Antonia Thomas (Cropped).jpg
Thomas in 2010
Born Antonia Laura Thomas
(1986-11-03) 3 November 1986 (age 27)
London, England, UK
Nationality British
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009– present

Antonia Laura Thomas (born 3 November 1986) is an English actress best known for her starring role in the E4 comedy-drama television series Misfits as Alisha Daniels.

Personal life[edit]

Thomas was born to a Jamaican mother and an English father, the classical bass singer David Thomas. Antonia studied at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School[1] where she studied for a BA in Acting,[2] graduating in 2009. Antonia was a member of the National Youth Theatre.[3][4]

Career[edit]

Thomas was cast in the role of Alisha Daniels in 2009,[5] the day after leaving the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.[6] She confirmed her exit from Misfits in late 2011, stating that she would not be returning for a fourth series although she has had an "amazing time" at the show.[7]

In February 2012, she starred in Coldplay's music video "Charlie Brown" from the album Mylo Xyloto.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Stanley Park Sadie TV Movie
2012 Eight Minutes Idle Adrienne Short film
2012 Spike Island Lisa Feature Film
2012 Rearview Nicky Feature Film
2013 Northern Soul Angela Feature Film
2013 Sunshine on Leith Yvonne Musical featuring the music of The Proclaimers
2013 Hello Carter Mischa Feature film
2013 Scintilla Steinmann feature film
2013 Air Short film
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Deep, TheThe Deep Maddy 3 episodes
2009-11 Misfits Alisha Daniels 21 episodes
2012 Homefront Tasha Raveley 6 episodes
2014 Fleming Jazz singer Mini-series

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Misfits Star Antonia Thomas". Screenterrier.blogspot.com. 2009-11-25. Retrieved 7 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Antonia Thomas E4’s Misfits: Exclusive Interview". Oh No They Didn't!. 25 November 2010. Retrieved 4 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Antonia Thomas". Curtisbrown.co.uk. Retrieved 7 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "National Youth Theatre". Nyt.org.uk. Retrieved 7 June 2013. 
  5. ^ French, Dan (17 August 2009). "E4 commissions new teen superhero comedy". Digital Spy. Hachette Filipacchi. Retrieved 11 September 2011. 
  6. ^ "Exclusive Interview: Antonia Thomas E4’s Misfits". fourthwall magazine (Fourthwallmagazine.co.uk). 11 November 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  7. ^ Goodacre, Kate (19 December 2011). "'Misfits' star will not return for series four". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines. Retrieved 19 December 2011. 
  8. ^ "Coldplay release "Charlie Brown" starring Antonia Thomas from Misfits - Music Video". Retrieved 7 June 2013. 

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