Ella Purnell Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More
Ella Summer Purnell is an English actress who was born on September 17, 1996. She began her career on the West End and in the films Never Let Me Go (2010), Intruders (2011), Wildlike, and Maleficent (both 2014).
Purnell later appeared on television in the BBC drama Ordeal by Innocence (2018), the Starz series Sweetbitter (2018-2019), the ITV miniseries Belgravia (2020), and the Showtime thriller Yellowjackets (2021–).
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016), Churchill (2017), and Army of the Dead (2018) are among her films (2021). She portrayed Jinx in Netflix's Arcane and Gwyn in the Paramount+-Nickelodeon series Star Trek: Prodigy (both 2021).
Ella Summer Purnell was born on September 17, 1996 in the East London neighbourhood of Whitechapel and raised in Bethnal Green. She went to Bethnal Green Montessori, Forest School, City of London School for Girls, and Islington Young Actors Theatre. She also went to the Sylvia Young Theatre School on a weekly basis to study acting, singing, and dancing, and was represented by their in-house talent agency.
Purnell beat out hundreds of other girls in 2008 for a part in Oliver! at London's Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. She won the role of Young Ruth (played by Keira Knightley as an adult) in Mark Romanek's Never Let Me Go, a feature film based on Kazuo Ishiguro's novel of the same name. It was released to positive reviews in 2010. She was then cast as Kayleigh in Gustavo Ron's Ways to Live Forever, based on Sally Nicholls' book, and as Mia in Juan Carlos Fresnadillo's Intruders. Purnell was named one of the ten UK Stars of Tomorrow by Screen International. In June 2011, she also appeared in the BBC HD film short Candy.
Purnell played the character Dolce in the 2013 feature film Kick-Ass 2. The following year, she starred in the independent film WildLike, for which she received a number of film festival accolades, and she played the adolescent version of Angelina Jolie's titular character in Disney's Maleficent. Purnell appeared in Tim Burton's adaptation of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, based on Ransom Riggs' novel of the same name, in 2016. She portrayed Mia in Access All Areas in 2017. Purnell was cast as Winston Churchill's secretary Helen Garrett in the historical drama film Churchill later that year.
Purnell starred as Hester Argyll in the BBC miniseries Ordeal By Innocence, based on Agatha Christie's novel of the same name, in 2018. Purnell later that year starred in the Starz show Sweetbitter, based on Stephanie Danler's novel of the same name. She portrayed Tess, a naive 22-year-old who moves to New York City in search of a new life and becomes engrossed in the world of fine dining. Starz announced the cancellation of the series in December 2019. Purnell will appear as Lady Maria Grey in Julian Fellowes' period drama Belgravia, which will be co-produced by ITV and Epix in 2020. She debuted as Jackie in the Showtime drama series Yellowjackets in 2021. Later that year, she voiced Gwyn in the Star Trek: Prodigy animated series and Jinx in the Netflix animated series Arcane.
Purnell's personal life As of 2019, he resides in Los Angeles, California.
|2010||Never Let Me Go||Young Ruth|
|Ways to Live Forever||Kayleigh|
|2016||The Journey is the Destination||Amy|
|The Legend of Tarzan||Young Jane Porter||Uncredited|
|Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children||Emma Bloom|
|Access All Areas||Mia|
|2021||Army of the Dead||Kate Ward|
|2018||Ordeal by Innocence||Hester Argyll||Miniseries, 3 episodes|
|2018–2019||Sweetbitter||Tess||Main role, 14 episodes|
|2020||Belgravia||Lady Maria Grey||Miniseries, 6 episodes|
|2021–present||Star Trek: Prodigy||Gwyn||Voice role|
Main role, 20 episodes
|Yellowjackets||Jackie||Main role, 10 episodes|
Main role, 9 episodes
|TBA||Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas||Kate Ward||Voice role, upcoming series|
|Fallout||Main role, upcoming series|
|2022||Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova||Gwyn||Voice role|
Awards and nominations
|2015||WildLike||Los Angeles Independent Film Festival||Best Actress||Won|
|Hill Country Film Festival||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Gasparilla International Film Festival||Best Female Performance||Won|
|Naperville Independent Film Festival||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Twister Alley International Film Festival||Best Actress – Feature Film||Won|
|Myrtle Beach International Film Festival||Best Actress||Won|
|Richmond International Film Festival||Best Actress||Won|
|2021||Arcane||Annie Awards||Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production||Won|
Ella Purnell Biography
|Real Name||Ella Summer Purnell|
|Birth Date||17 September 1996|
|Age (as of 2022)||26 Years|
|Birth Place||London, United Kingdom|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimetres – 163 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 52 kg – in Pounds – 115 lbs|
|Shoe Size||6.5 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Brother||Three (Enzo, Noa & Leon Reid)|
|School||City of London School for Girls, Forest School|
|College||Sylvia Young Theatre School, Young Actors’ Theatre Islington|
|Marital Status||In Relations|
- She was represented by the in-house talent agency of Sylvia Young Theatre School.
- She is currently residing in Brooklyn, New York.
- At the age of 12, she started working in theatrical production.
- In 2008 she auditioned for the musical show named Oliver! at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London.
- In 2015 she was nominated for her work in Wildlike at Hill Country Film Festival for Best Actress and Naperville Independent Films Festival for Best Actress.
- Ella would be seen in Army of the Dead along with a Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi.
- She has appeared on a talk show named Late Night with Seth Meyers.