|Born||30 November 1984|
Queen's Park, London, England
|Education||Chelsea College of Art and Design|
Queens' College, Cambridge
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (2009)
|Occupation||Actor, radio personality|
Lydia Wilson (born 30 November 1984) is an English actress. Since graduating in 2009 from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she has performed in numerous television and theatre productions including the Olivier Award winning Blasted by Sarah Kane in 2010 at the Lyric Theatre.
Wilson was born to an American mother and an English father and brought up in Queen's Park in London. She has said that her acting ambitions came from her grandparents, who were stage actors. After completing a foundation course at the Chelsea College of Art and Design, she studied English at Queens' College, Cambridge, then trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
Wilson made her film debut in the alternative history romance drama Never Let Me Go (2010). In 2014, she was included in the London Evening Standard list of the 1,000 most influential Londoners.
- House of Special Purpose (2009) as Maria
- Pains of Youth (2009) as Desiree
- Blasted (2010) as Cate
- The Heretic (2011)
- The Acid Test (2011) as Jessica
- 'Tis Pity She's a Whore (2011) as Annabella
- Hysteria (2013) as Jessica
- King Charles III (2014) as Kate, Duchess of Cambridge
- The Duchess of Malfi (2020) as The Duchess
|2010||Never Let Me Go||Hannah||Film debut|
|2013||About Time||Catherine "Kit-Kat" Lake|
|2016||Star Trek Beyond||Jessica Wolff / Kalara|
|Love Is Thicker Than Water||Vida|
|All Is True||Susanna Shakespeare|
|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||Episodes 2 and 3 in Series 5|
|2014||Ripper Street||Mimi Morton||Twelve episodes; Series 3 & 5|
|2018||Requiem||Matilda||Six Episodes Lead Role|
|2019-2020||Flack||Eve||Series one and two - Six episodes in each series|
- "Dangerous liaison: Cambridge's own Lydia Wilson on tackling taboos". Cambridge News. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
- Matt Mueller (November 2009). "Rising Up: Three talented British actresses". Wonderland. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
- "Profile: Lydia Wilson". Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
- "GRADUATE NEWS – LYDIA WILSON AND NYASHA HATENDI". Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Archived from the original on 8 April 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
- "Lydia Wilson". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
- "The 1000". Evening Standard. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
- "The Heretic". Royal Court Theatre. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
- "The Acid Test". Royal Court Theatre. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
- "'Tis Pity She's A Whore". Cheek By Jowl. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
- "Hysteria by Terry Johnson". Hampstead Theatre. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
- "King Charles III". Vogue. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
- "Requiem - Episode guide - BBC One". BBC. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
- "A Tale of Two Cities". BBC. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
- "The Exorcist". BBC. Retrieved 7 April 2014.