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Boynton at the 2006 premiere of Miss Potter
17 January 1994 |
New York, New York, U.S.
|Home town||London, England, UK|
|Parent(s)||Graham Boynton and Adriaane Pielou|
Boynton was born in New York City and grew up in London. She attended Blackheath High School, followed by James Allen's Girls' School. She is the daughter of Graham Boynton, the Group Travel Editor of the Telegraph Media Group, and Adriaane Pielou, a travel writer. She has an older sister named Emma Louise Boynton.
Boynton's first professional role was as the young Beatrix Potter in the 2006 British-American film Miss Potter. Boynton has said that the first day of filming was "the best day of [her] life." In 2007, she was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress, for Miss Potter.
She went on to play Posy Fossil in 2007, one of three main characters, in the BBC film Ballet Shoes. Posy is a young, ambitious ballerina who is taken under the wing of a prestigious dance academy. She did not dance in Ballet Shoes, instead a body double was used for her character's dancing scenes. Boynton also played the role of Margaret Dashwood in the BBC serial Sense and Sensibility. In 2011, Boynton played a guest lead on Lewis. She appeared in Mo with Julie Walters and David Haig. She portrayed the mysterious model Raphina in the 2016 film Sing Street.
|2006||Miss Potter||Young Beatrix Potter||nominated - Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actress|
|Hymn to Pan||Holliday||Short film|
|2015||The Blackcoat's Daughter||Rose||original title "February"|
|2016||Lock In||Lucy||Short film|
nominated - OFTA Film Award for Best Breakthrough Performance: Female
|I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House||Polly Parsons|
|Don't Knock Twice||Chloe|
|2017||Let Me Go||Emily||Short-film|
|Rebel in the Rye||Claire Douglas||Completed|
|Murder on the Orient Express||Countess Andrenyi||Post-production|
|2007||Ballet Shoes||Posy Fossil||TV Movie|
|2008||Sense and Sensibility||Margaret Dashwood||Miniseries (3 episodes)|
|2010||Mo||Henrietta Norton||TV movie|
|2011||Lewis||Zoe Suskin||Episode: "The Gift of Promise"|
|2011/14||Borgia||Sister Lucia||2 episodes|
|2014||Endeavour||Petra Briers||Episode: "Nocturne"|
|Law & Order: UK||Georgia Hutton||Episode: "Bad Romance"|
|2015||Life in Squares||Angelica Bell||Miniseries (2 episodes)|
- Alocada, Vincent (23 July 2016). "'The Flash' movie rumors: Kiersey Clemons and Rita Ora compete for the Iris West role". Ecumenical News. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
- "About Lucy Boynton- An Introduction".
- "Lucy Boynton - The Protagonist Magazine". The Protagonist Magazine. 30 July 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
- Once upon a time there was a little girl who wanted to be a movie star The Telegraph. 6 December 2006
- Pielou, Adriaane (12 December 2006) My Lucy, the film star, The Daily Telegraph
- Walden, Celia (7 August 2007) based on Noel Streatfeild's 1936 novel Emma makes a classic pirouette, The Daily Telegraph
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