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Imogen Poots

Imogen Poots: English Actress and Model

Imogen Poots is best known for her work on the film. Since making her screen debut in 2004 in Casualty. She has appeared in 28 Weeks Later, Me and Orson Welles, Centurion Bouquet of Barbed Wire Fright Night Jimi. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf 2021 where she had an extensive role and was named one of Askmen’s 99 Most Desirable Women for 2013.

At 17, when Imogen Poots first made her screen debut in V for Vendetta in an uncredited non-speaking role, she was still relatively unknown to many viewers.

As Trevor Poots, a television producer, and Fiona Goodall, a journalist, studied to become a veterinarian before fainting at a veterinary surgery forced her to change course.

Imogen Poots’ Biography

Imogen Poots was born in Hammersmith, London to parents Fiona Goodall (an English journalist) and Trevor Poots, a Northern Ireland-born TV producer. She attended school at Bute House Preparatory School for Girls, Queen’s Gate School for Girls, and Latymer Upper School – initially planning on being a veterinarian but changing course and attending Youngblood Theatre Company at age 15.

At 17 she made her film debut playing Tammy in 28 Weeks Later a non-speaking role.

She played Prue in Arthur Miller’s revival of The Crucible at the Old Vic and at Donmar Warehouse she played The Beggar’s Opera’s sultry chanteuse in The Beggar’s Opera by Donmar Warehouse. Additionally, she also appeared as Honey in Albee’s highly acclaimed play Belleville by Donmar Warehouse as well as being lead character Alexandra Gelbart from Bouquet of Barbed Wire on BBC television series.

In 2012, she made her film debut in A Late Quartet as an antagonistic violinist. Over the next year, she appeared in two biopics (Greetings from Tim Buckley and Filth), as well as Paul Raymond-inspired drama The Look of Love. Additionally, she made several guest appearances on Friends.

2014 marked an exceptional year for Poots, with leading roles in films like That Awkward Moment and Need for Speed as well as Fright Night II with Colin Farrell and Anton Yelchin. 2015 has only increased her workload further with roles in Green Room and Knight of Cups slated for production.

Imogen Poots’ Filmography

Imogen Poots first made her screen debut in 2004 when she appeared as Tammy in Casualty, before making an impression non-speaking cameo role in V for Vendetta as well. But the role in 28 Weeks Later cemented her popularity and established her as an accomplished actress.

Since then she has made appearances in films like Cracks, Centurion, and the 2011 remake of Fright Night as well as numerous television appearances and even voice acting as a character for the Need for Speed video game.

Poots has developed an impressively mature acting style at such a young age. She is not intimidated by difficult roles or taking risks in her work; critics have consistently lauded her performances; her on-screen presence is captivating and she currently working on multiple projects.

Imogen Poots has an outstanding sense of humor, and she’s not afraid to poke fun at herself and her co-stars without apologizing. Her comedic ability shines through in all of her movies – she is widely considered the most promising young actress in Hollywood with many successful projects yet ahead.

Her performance in A Long Way Down was widely recognized. The movie became a critical and commercial success and won multiple awards, garnering both critical acclaim as well as box office receipts. Jimi: All Is by My Side, The Look of Love, and That Awkward Moment are also among her notable movies.

Poots is the daughter of Trevor and Fiona Poots of Belfast; she has one older brother named Alex. Trevor works as a TV producer while Fiona works as a journalist; Trevor hails from England while Irish and Scottish ancestry is present among their ancestry; Poots herself has medium blonde hair with blue eyes.

Doe-eyed beauty boasts an irresistibly seductive charm. She is considered one of the world’s most desirable women, possessing an attractive smile and toned body. Additionally, she is a gifted singer – with numerous hit songs under her belt.

Imogen Poots’ Personal Life

She grew up in Chiswick, West London with both parents working in television production and journalism respectively from Belfast Ireland – her father being a TV producer while her mother is an Irish journalist from Belfast; she also, has an older brother named Alex as well.

Poots excelled in her A-Level studies, earning three straight As and admittance to the esteemed Courtauld Institute of Art – but postponed it to pursue acting; her first television debut came with Casualty as part of its cast in 2004.

At 17, she made her film debut as Young Valerie for V for Vendetta; however, at age 20 Juan Carlos Fresnadillo cast her as Tammy in 28 Weeks Later (2007 British Science-Fiction/Horror film). Since then, she has gone on to occupy eye-catching roles such as Jimi: All Is by My Side, The Look of Love, Need for Speed, and That Awkward Moment among many others.

At the Donmar Warehouse in London, she performed in Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and also an adaptation of Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper film on stage.

Poots has amassed an estimated net worth of $2 Million through her acting and modeling careers, particularly Chole’s fragrance campaign for which she appears in television ads as a model. Additionally, she has provided voice work for animated movies such as Vivarium and French Exit.

She and James Norton have recently become happy in their relationship; before that, she had relationships with Anton Yelchin and Jessie Buckley.

Poots has spoken openly about her struggles with anxiety and depression, explaining how therapy and mindfulness helped her manage them. Additionally, she is actively involved with the charity campaign No Excuses which seeks to raise awareness around mental health issues; giving talks and writing a book on them. No Excuses has proven highly successful as it encourages more people to seek assistance.

Imogen Poots’ Future Plans

Poots has all of the ingredients for being a movie star, yet has never attained major name recognition. Perhaps this is due to her wise choice to focus on more complex roles in smaller films rather than rush into blockbusters – her impressive resume includes V for Vendetta, 28 Weeks Later, Cracks Centurion, and the 2011 remake of Fright Night as examples.

She has established an impressive theatrical career, appearing in plays like Belleville and Fever Pitch at Donmar Warehouse as well as landing an Oscar-nominated role in The Shape of Water starring alongside some of the industry’s biggest names like Michael Douglas, Mia Wasikowska, and Colin Farrell.

Imogen Poots and Happy Valley actor James Norton live together in London. Unfortunately, due to busy schedules, they sometimes find themselves apart for long periods; however, plans have been put in place so they may finally tie the knot.

Even with her commitments, she remains dedicated to film. In 2014 she appeared in two notable projects: Zac Efron’s romantic comedy That Awkward Moment and Aaron Paul’s action movie Need for Speed. Additionally, she’s had roles in period drama Frank & Lola as well as the crime thriller Green Room.

At the start of 2022, actress Keira Knightley will feature in three new movies. These are Allyson, The Last Tycoon, and Sweet Virginia; with the latter two scheduled to be shown at Cannes Film Festival. In addition, Knightley will play a supporting role in James Gray’s forthcoming flick The Man from Nowhere with Matt Smith co-starring.

At present, this actress is making waves on TV with her recurring role as Autumn in Outer Range by Amazon. Just recently completed its eight-episode season, you can catch all eight episodes either on YouTube or Prime Video and you’ll find yourself drawn in by Autumn as she subtly influences each character – particularly Josh Brolin’s Royal Abbott who experiences significant transformation due to Autumn’s meddling.


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