Maude Hirst

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Maude Hirst
Born Maude Hirst
(1993-02-06) 6 February 1993 (age 24)
England, United Kingdom
Nationality  United Kingdom
Alma mater Italia Conti of Academy of Theatre Arts
Occupation actress
Years active 2008–present
Notable work Helga (Vikings), Kat Ashley (The Tudors)
Relatives Michael Hirst (father), Georgia Hirst (sister)

Maude Hirst (born February the 6th, 1993) is a British actress mostly known due her role as Helga on The History Channel TV show Vikings between 2013 and 2017.[1] Hirst studied drama arts on the renowned London school Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.[2]

Maude Hirst is the elder daughter of the producer and writer Michael Hirst known for the films Elizabeth (1998) and its sequel Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) and most recently for the TV shows The Tudors (2007–2010) and Vikings (2013 - present). In this last show, Maude Hirst has also worked with her younger sister Georgia Hirst who plays Torvi, Bjorn's wife.

Prior to Vikings, Maude Hirst also appeared on the British television series The Tudors in the role of Kat Ashley between 2008 and 2010[3] and in the films Nuryan (2009) and Cash and Curry (2008).



Year Title Role Notes
2016 The Knock Carol Short-film, post-producction
2009 Nuryan Ellie Minor role
2008 Cash and Curry Sophie Minor role


Year Title Role Notes
2013–2017 Vikings Helga Recurring role, appears in 39 episodis
2008–2010 The Tudors Kat Ashley Recurring role, appears in 9 episodis


  1. ^ "Maude Hirst - IMDb". Retrieved 2017-04-06. 
  2. ^ "In Conversation with Maude Hirst". View Of The Arts. 2016-12-13. Retrieved 2017-04-06. 
  3. ^ "The Tudors (TV Series 2007–2010) - Full Cast & Crew - IMDb". Retrieved 2017-04-06. 

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