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Lou Llobell

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Lou Llobell
Born1994 or 1995 (age 28–29)[1]
Alma mater
Years active2018–present

Lou Llobell (born 18 January 1995) [citation needed] is a London-based actress,[3][4][5] known for her role as Gaal Dornick in the TV series Foundation.[5][6]

Early life[edit]

Lou Llobell was born in Zimbabwe[2] to a Spanish father and Zimbabwean mother. She grew up in Spain and South Africa.[5][7]

She moved to England in 2013 to study drama at the University of Birmingham where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Drama and Theatre Arts in 2016,[3] before enrolling at the Drama Centre London in 2016 where she graduated with a Master of Arts in 2018.[8]


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2021 Voyagers Zandie Film
The Pilgrim Claire Film
2021–Present Foundation Gaal Dornick Television series
TBA Beach Boys TBA Film[9]


  1. ^ Oberholzer, Sanet (28 November 2021). "'Foundation' star Lou Llobell on why SA's still home, what sets Apple TV+ apart". Sunday Times. Retrieved 21 January 2023.
  2. ^ a b "Lou Llobell - The Journey to "Foundation" | The Daily Show". The Daily Show with Trevor Noah - YouTube.
  3. ^ a b "Lou Llobell". Spotlight, the home of casting. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  4. ^ Kim, Soey (23 September 2021). "Foundation Star Lou Llobell Shares A Few Of Her Favourite Things With Vogue". Britain Vogue.
  5. ^ a b c Brown, Evan Nicole (24 September 2021). "Next Big Thing: Lou Llobell and Leah Harvey on Starring in Apple TV+'s 'Foundation'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  6. ^ O'Keefe, Meghan (16 September 2021). "'Foundation' on Apple TV+: How David S. Goyer Worked With the Asimov Estate to Update the Sci-Fi Classic". Decider. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  7. ^ Shapiro, Michele (14 September 2021). "Sync and Swim". emmy magazine. No. 10. Television Academy: Emmys. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  8. ^ "MA Screen: Acting - Class of 2017/18". ual: Central Saint Martins. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  9. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (11 May 2022). "Up & Comers Levi Miller, Solly McLeod, Isabella Pappas, Lou Llobell, Izuka Hoyle Star In Teen Thriller 'Beach Boys' – Cannes Market". Deadline. Retrieved 11 May 2022.

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