Lydia Wilson

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Lydia Wilson
Born 1984 (age 32–33)
Queen's Park, London
Residence Queen's Park, London
Nationality British-American
Occupation Actress, radio personality
Years active 2009–present
Known for About Time

Lydia Wilson (born 1984) is an American actress. Since graduating in 2009 from the Royal 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.

Early life[edit]

Wilson was born and brought up in Queen's Park in 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 Queens' College, University of Cambridge.[1][2] Wilson then trained at RADA.[3][4]


Wilson made her film debut in the alternate history romance drama Never Let Me Go (2010).[5] In 2014, she was included in the 1000 most influential Londoners.[6]




List of film performances
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Never Let Me Go Hannah Film debut
2013 About Time Catherine "Kit-Kat" Lake
Hereafter Katcher Short film
2016 Star Trek Beyond Kalara
List of television performances
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Pete Versus Life Rachel Episode: "Fankoo"
Midsomer Murders Zoe Stock Episode: "Master Class"
Any Human Heart Monday Episode: "1.3"
2011 South Riding Muriel Carne Recurring role
The Crimson Petal and the White Elizabeth Episode: "1.1"
Black Mirror Princess Susannah Episode: "The National Anthem"
2012 Dirk Gently Jane Episode: "1.2"
The Making of a Lady Emily Fox Seton Television film
2013 Misfits Laura Recurring role
2014 Ripper Street Mimi Morton Twelve episodes; Series 3 & 5
TBA Requiem



  1. ^ Dangerous liaison: Cambridge's own Lydia Wilson on tackling taboos | Cambridge News
  2. ^ "Rising Up: Three talented British actresses". November 2009. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Profile: Lydia Wilson". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "GRADUATE NEWS - LYDIA WILSON AND NYASHA HATENDI". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Lydia Wilson". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "The 1000". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "The Heretic". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "The Acid Test". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "'Tis Pity She's A Whore". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  10. ^ "Hysteria by Terry Johnson". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  11. ^ "King Charles III". 
  12. ^ "A Tale of Two Cities". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  13. ^ "The Exorcist". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 

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