Phoebe Dynevor

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Phoebe Dynevor
Phoebe Harriet Dynevor

(1995-04-17) 17 April 1995 (age 25)
Years active2006–present
Parent(s)Sally Dynevor
Tim Dynevor

Phoebe Harriet Dynevor (born 17 April 1995) is an English actress. She began her career as a child actress, appearing in the BBC school drama Waterloo Road (2009–2010). She is known for her starring role in Bridgerton (2020), a Netflix period drama. Her other work includes recurring roles in the BBC series Prisoners' Wives (2012–2013) and Dickensian (2015–2016), the TV Land comedy-drama Younger (2017–2021), as well as a main role in the Crackle crime series, Snatch (2017–2018).

Early life[edit]

Dynevor was born on 17 April 1995[1] in Trafford, Greater Manchester, to Emmerdale screenwriter Tim Dynevor and actress Sally Dynevor, who is widely known for her long-running role as Sally Webster on Coronation Street.[2] Her paternal grandparents also worked in the television industry.[3] She has a younger brother Samuel, and a younger sister Harriet.[4] Dynevor attended Oakfield Nursery School in Altrincham, and then Cheadle Hulme School in Stockport, where she gained an A and two Bs in her A Levels while working as a child actress alongside her studies.[5]


In 2009, at the age of 14, Dynevor landed her first role as Siobhan Mailey in the fifth series of Waterloo Road. Later, she made appearances in several British dramas such as Monroe and The Musketeers. She then had a supporting role in BBC drama Prisoners' Wives as a gangster's daughter Lauren. In 2014, she appeared in the second series of The Village and from 2015–2016 she played Martha Cratchit in Dickensian.[1]

In 2016, it was announced that Dynevor would be starring alongside Luke Pasqualino and Rupert Grint in Crackle crime comedy series Snatch, making her American television debut.[6] The series was released on 16 March 2017 and was later renewed for a second season.[7] In 2017, Dynevor joined the cast of TV Land comedy-drama series Younger in a recurring role of Clare.

In 2019, she was cast in a leading role on the Shonda Rhimes-produced Netflix period drama series Bridgerton starring as Daphne Bridgerton.[8][9][10]


Year Title Role Notes
2009–2010 Waterloo Road Siobhan Mailey Series regular, 20 episodes
2011 Monroe Phoebe Cormack Episode 1.4
2012–2013 Prisoners' Wives Lauren Recurring role, 10 episodes
2014 The Village Phoebe Rundle Recurring role, 6 episodes
2015 The Musketeers Camille Episode: "The Prodigal Father"
2015–2016 Dickensian Martha Cratchit Recurring role, 11 episodes
2016 The Nature of Daylight Phoebe Short film
2017–2018 Snatch Lottie Mott Main role, 20 episodes
2017–present Younger Clare Recurring role, 11 episodes
2020 Bridgerton Daphne Bridgerton Main role


  1. ^ a b "Phoebe Dynevor: 11 facts about Bridgerton's Daphne you need to know". PopBuzz. Retrieved 18 January 2021.
  2. ^ "9 Fun Things to Know About Bridgerton's Leading Lady, Phoebe Dynevor". Popsugar. Popsugar.
  3. ^ "Phoebe Dynevor: 'Bridgerton's come at a moment when people need it'". The Guardian. 17 January 2021. Retrieved 18 January 2021.
  4. ^ Otter, Saffron (13 December 2020). "Coronation Street's Sally Dynevor 'very proud' as daughter lands lead role in Netflix drama". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  5. ^ Cohen, Francine (3 August 2014). "Who's that girl? We meet The Village actress Phoebe Dynevor". Daily Express. Retrieved 18 January 2021.
  6. ^ Pedersen, Erik (23 September 2016). "Phoebe Dynevor Joins Crackle's 'Snatch'; Jona Xiao Recurs On BET's 'Being Mary Jane'". Deadline. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  7. ^ Muessen, Megan (19 April 2017). "TVLine Items: Snatch Renewed, Superheroes Get Decoded and More". TVLine. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (10 July 2019). "Phoebe Dynevor & Regé-Jean Page To Headline Shondaland's 'Bridgerton' At Netflix; 10 Others Cast".
  9. ^ Thorne, Will (10 July 2019). "Phoebe Dynevor and Regé-Jean Page Join Julie Andrews in Netflix Shondaland Series".
  10. ^ Pewsey, Guy (28 December 2020). "Meet Phoebe Dynevor, Breakout Star Of Bridgerton". Grazia. Retrieved 31 December 2020.

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