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Vicky McClure Biography

Birth Name:
Vicky Lee McClure
Birth Place:
Wollaton, Nottingham, England

Fast Facts

  • Rejected places at the Royal Ballet and the Italia Conti School because she couldn't afford the tuition fees, so decided to pursue a career in acting
  • Attended the Central Television Workshop in Nottingham and met Samantha Morton, who helped launch her acting career
  • Appeared in music videos for Plan B's "She Said" with Kaya Scodelario in 2010 and Jake Bugg's "Two Fingers" in 2012
  • Starred in various short films for the cosmetics brand Illamasqua in 2012, including one titled Born Again
  • Took part in the Alzheimer's Society Memory Walk for the second time in 2012, which raised over 20,000 British pounds for the charity
  • Met boyfriend Jonny Owen on the set of the film Svengali in 2012, which the two were both starring in


  • 2015BAFTA Television Awards-Best Supporting Actress: nominated