Bel Powley Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More

Bel Powley Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More

Isobel Dorothy Powley is an English actress who was born on March 7, 1992. Powley was born and raised in London and attended Holland Park School. As a teenager, she appeared on the CBBC action series M.I. High (2007-2008), the period miniseries Little Dorrit (2008), the crime series Murderland (2009), and the ITV sitcom Benidorm (2014).

Powley received critical acclaim for her performances as Princess Margaret in A Royal Night Out (2015), for which she was nominated for a British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer, and as a sexually confused adolescent in The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2016), for which she won the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Actress and the Trophee Chopard at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. She has since appeared in the films Mary Shelley (2017), White Boy Rick (2018), Ashes in the Snow (2018), and The King of Staten Island (2020), as well as the drama series The Morning Show on Apple TV+ (2019–2021).

Powley was born in the London borough of Hammersmith to British actor Mark Powley and casting director Janis Jaffa. Her mother is Jewish, descended from Russian emigrants to Dublin, Ireland. Powley was a student at Holland Park School.

Career's Screen
Powley was one of the main characters on M.I. High from 2007 to 2008, appearing in 23 episodes. Powley has also appeared in Murderland (three episodes, 2009), Little Dorrit (2008), The Bill (2008), and The Whistleblowers (2008). (2007). Powley joined the cast of ITV's Benidorm for series six in 2013.

Powley co-starred with Sarah Gadon as Princess Elizabeth in the biographical comedy-drama A Royal Night Out in 2015. Powley starred as Minnie Goetze in the 2015 comedy-drama film The Diary of a Teenage Girl, which premiered in New York City and Los Angeles. Soon after, Powley took over as the titular character in the 2016 indie film Carrie Pilby, replacing Hailee Steinfeld.

In 2018, Powley starred opposite Liv Tyler in the horror film Wildling, and appeared in the crime-drama film White Boy Rick. Powley starred as Holly Morten in the BBC One drama Informer the same year. Powley appeared in The King of Staten Island as Pete Davidson's character's love interest in June 2020.
Powley portrayed Birdy, one of the main characters in the TV series Everything I Know About Love, in 2022.


In March 2009, Powley played Maggie in Tusk Tusk at the Royal Court Theatre in London. On Broadway, she played Thomasina in the Ethel Barrymore Theatre's 2011 revival of Arcadia. She returned to the Royal Court in October 2011 as Tilly in Jumpy, a role she reprised in the West End transfer of Jumpy to the Duke of York's Theatre in August 2012. She played Dawn in the Hayes Theatre revival of Lobby Hero in March 2018, alongside Chris Evans, Michael Cera, and Bryan Tyree Henry.

Private life

Powley stated in a 2013 interview that she had a place reserved at the University of Manchester to study history, but she never attended. After meeting on the set of the film Mary Shelley in 2016, actor Douglas Booth announced on his Instagram page in July 2021 that he and Powley are engaged to be married.



2013Side by SideLauren Buckle
2015The Diary of a Teenage GirlMinnie Goetze
A Royal Night OutPrincess Margaret
Carrie PilbyCarrie Pilby
2017Mary ShelleyClaire Clairmont
Pipe DreamsHelen
White Boy RickDawn Wershe
Ashes in the SnowLina Vilkas
2020The King of Staten IslandKelsey
TBATurn Me On


2007The WhistleblowersEmma ClaysonEpisode: "Starters"
2007–2008M.I. HighDaisy Millar23 episodes
2008The BillBecky CooperEpisode: "Loved and Lost"
Little DorritFlower GirlEpisode #1.3
2009MurderlandCarrie WalshTV mini-series
Victoria Wood's Mid Life ChristmasCranchesterford teenagerTV movie
2011The CabinSydneyTV movie
2014BenidormBianca Dyke5 episodes
2016Roald Dahl's Revolting RhymesCindy (voice)TV movie
2018InformerHolly Morten6 episodes
2019–2021The Morning ShowClaire ConwayMain role (season 1); guest role (season 2), 11 episodes
2019-2022MoominvalleyLittle My (voice)39 episodes
2022Everything I Know About LoveBirdyMain role[18]
TBAMasters of the AirSandra WingateUpcoming miniseries
TBAA Small LightMiep GiesUpcoming miniseries


2009Tusk TuskMaggieThe Royal Court TheatreJeremy Herrin
2011ArcadiaThomasinaEthel Barrymore Theatre (Broadway)David Leveaux
JumpyTillyRoyal Court Theatre & Ambassadors Theatre GroupNina Raine
2013RavingTabbyHampstead TheatreEdward Hall
2014ElephantsDaisyHampstead TheatreTamara Harvey
2018Lobby HeroDawnHelen Hayes Theatre (Broadway)Trip Cullman

Awards and nominations

2015A Royal Night OutHamptons International Film FestivalBreakthrough PerformerWon
British Independent Film AwardsMost Promising NewcomerNominated
The Diary of a Teenage GirlGotham Independent Film AwardsBest ActressWon
Niagara Integrated Film FestivalNIFF Rising StarWon
Detroit Film Critics SocietyBest ActressNominated
Breakthrough ArtistNominated
Chicago Film Critics AssociationMost Promising PerformerNominated
Florida Film Critics CirclePauline Kael Breakout AwardNominated
Women's Image Network AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Feature FilmNominated
Women Film Critics CircleBest Young ActressNominated
Village Voice Film PollBest ActressNominated
New York Film Critics CircleBreakthrough PerformanceNominated
Indiewire Critics' PollBest Lead ActressNominated
Kansas City Film Critics CircleBest ActressNominated
2016Cannes Film FestivalTrophée Chopard - Female RevelationWon
British Academy of Film and Television ArtsBAFTA Rising Star AwardNominated
Film Independent Spirit AwardsBest Female LeadNominated
EmpireBest Female NewcomerNominated
Alliance of Women Film JournalistsBest Breakthrough PerformanceNominated
Chlotrudis AwardsBest ActressNominated
FEST International Film FestivalBest ActressWon

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