|Born||Isobel Dorothy Powley
7 March 1992
Shepherds Bush, London, England
|Years active||2001 – Present|
Isobel Dorothy "Bel" Powley (born 7 March 1992) is a British actress best known for playing Daisy Millar in the CBBC television series M.I. High. An alumnus of Holland Park School, she is the daughter of British actor Mark Powley. Powley plays the protagonist in the 2015 film The Diary of a Teenage Girl, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
From 2007 until 2008 Powley was one of the lead characters in M.I.High, starring in 26 episodes alongside Rachel Petladwala and Moustafa Chousein-Oglou. In addition to M.I.High, Bel Powley has also appeared in several other productions such as Murderland (3 episodes, 2009), Little Dorrit (1 episode, 2008), The Bill (1 episode, 2008) and The Whistleblowers (1 episode, 2007).
Powley appeared as Maggie in Tusk Tusk at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in March 2009. On Broadway she was Thomasina in the 2011 revival of Arcadia at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. In October 2011 she once again appeared at the Royal Court as Tilly in Jumpy, a role which she returned to in the West End transfer of Jumpy at the Duke of York's Theatre in August 2012.
As of 2014, Powley is dating Benidorm co-star Adam Gillen.
|2007–08||M.I. High||Daisy Millar||TV Series; Series 1–2|
|2008||The Bill||Becky Cooper||TV series|
|2008||Little Dorrit||Flower Girl||TV series|
|2009||Murderland||Carrie Walsh||TV series|
|2009||Victoria Wood's Mid Life Christmas||Cranchesterford teenager||TV special|
|2011||The Cabin||Sydney||TV film|
|2013||Side by Side||Lauren Buckle||Post-production|
|2014||Benidorm||Bianca Dyke||TV series|
|2015||The Diary of a Teenage Girl||Minnie Goetz||Completed|
|2015||Girls' Night Out||Princess Margaret||Post-production|
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