January 13, 1982
39 years old
5 ft 6 in | 168 cm
33-24-34 in | 84-61-86 cm
55 kg | 121 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Ruth Wilson was born in Ashford, Surrey, England, U.K., on January 13, 1982, is an English actress.
Young Ruth Wilson first began her professional career as a model.
She was discovered by a model agent, while she was working in a café, at age of 16.
She made her big screen debut in historical romantic drama film Anna Karenina (2012) in role as Princess Betsy.
She got her television debut in BBC Two technological game show Time Commanders (2003) in episode "Pharsalus", in role as Herself.
Her breakthrough performance came as Jane Eyre in BBC television drama serial Jane Eyre (2006).
She landed her Broadway debut in two-hander play "Constellations" (2015) in role as Marianne, at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, for which she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.
The Book of Ruth (2021) drama in role as Ruth Coker Burks, opposite Matt Bomer
Oslo (2021) drama in role as Mona Juul, with Andrew Scott and Jeff Wilbusch
True Things About Me (2021) drama in role as Kate, opposite Tom Burke and Elizabeth Rider
She was nominated for the BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film for her role as Alice in drama film Dark River (2017).
The Lone Ranger (2013) Western action opposite Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer and William Fichtner
Saving Mr. Banks (2013) period drama with Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks and Annie Rose Buckley
She voiced Katrina in psychological drama film Locke (2014).
Suite Française (2015) war romantic drama opposite Michelle Williams, Kristin Scott Thomas and Matthias Schoenaerts
I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016) gothic supernatural horror with Paula Prentiss and Bob Balaban
How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017) science fiction romantic comedy opposite Elle Fanning, Alex Sharp and Nicole Kidman
The Little Stranger (2018) gothic drama with Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter and Charlotte Rampling
She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, a British Academy Television Award and a Satellite Award for Best Actress for her role as Jane Eyre in BBC television drama serial Jane Eyre (2006).
She was nominated for a Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film for her role as Alice Morgan in psychological crime drama television series Luther (2010-2019).
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for her performance as Alison Bailey in Showtime drama series The Affair (2014-2018).
She was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Actress for her role as Alison Wilson in British historical drama serial Mrs Wilson (2018).
Suburban Shootout (2006-2007) British satirical black comedy television series in role as Jewel Diamond
The Prisoner (2009) miniseries in role as Sara / 313
His Dark Materials (2019- ) BBC One and HBO fantasy drama series in role as Marisa Coulter
Attended the Notre Dame School and the Esher College in Surrey.
Graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2003.
Graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 2005.
Has three older brothers: Toby, Sam and Matthew.
She won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role as Stella in a play "A Streetcar Named Desire" (2009) at Donmar Warehouse.
She won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role as Anna Christie in a play "Anna Christie" (2011) at Donmar Warehouse.
She was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role as Hedda Gabler in a play "Hedda Gabler" (2016-2017) at Royal National Theatre.
She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Cordelia / Fool in a play "King Lear" (2019) at Cort Theatre.
She co-founded Hush Production.
She dated Jake Gyllenhaal (2015) and Jude Law (2012-2014).