Ruth Wilson



  • Birth Place: Ashford, Kent, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/13/1982, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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Ruth Wilson Fast Facts:
  • Was inspired to be an actress by watching her brothers perform in local theaters.
  • Worked as a model in her teens.
  • Graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in 2005.
  • Got her big break in the lead role of the 2006 BBC adaptation of Jane Eyre.
  • Learned to play the piano for her stage role in Gorky's Philistines at London's National Theatre in 2007.
  • Is the granddaughter of novelist Alexander Wilson.
  • Won the 2010 Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Stella in a London production of A Streetcar Named Desire.
  • Ruth Wilson Relationships:
  • Nigel Wilson - Father
  • Matthew - Brother
  • Toby - Brother
  • Alexander Wilson - Grandfather
  • Mary Wilson - Mother
  • Sam - Brother
  • Ruth Wilson Awards:
  • 2008 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Nottingham, Nottingham, Enlgand (BA in History, 2003)

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