Ella Purnell


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Ella Purnell was born in London, U.K. She is best known for her roles in Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children (2016), in BBC One's Ordeal By Innocence (2017) and Starz' Sweetbitter (2017), in which she plays the series lead role of Tess in the adaptation of Stephanie Danler's hit novel of the same name. See full bio »

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Wildlike Mackenzie
(2014)
Kick-Ass 2 Dolce
(2013)
Never Let Me Go Young Ruth
(2010)

Filmography

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  Fallout (TV Series) (filming)
 2022 Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas (TV Series) (post-production)
Kate Ward
 2021-2022 Star Trek: Prodigy (TV Series)
Gwyn
- A Moral Star, Part 2 (2022) ... Gwyn (voice)
- A Moral Star, Part 1 (2022) ... Gwyn (voice)
- Time Amok (2022) ... Gwyn (voice)
- First Con-tact (2022) ... Gwyn (voice)
- Kobayashi (2022) ... Gwyn (voice)
 2021-2022 Yellowjackets (TV Series)
Teen Jackie
- Sic Transit Gloria Mundi (2022) ... Teen Jackie
- Doomcoming (2022) ... Teen Jackie
- Flight of the Bumblebee (2022) ... Teen Jackie
- No Compass (2021) ... Teen Jackie
- Saints (2021) ... Teen Jackie
 2021 Arcane (TV Series)
Jinx
- The Monster You Created (2021) ... Jinx (voice)
- The Boy Savior (2021) ... Jinx (voice)
- Oil and Water (2021) ... Jinx (voice)
- When These Walls Come Tumbling Down (2021) ... Jinx (voice)
- Everybody Wants to Be My Enemy (2021) ... Jinx (voice)
 2021 Army of the Dead
Kate Ward
 2020 Belgravia (TV Mini Series)
Lady Maria Grey
- Episode #1.6 (2020) ... Lady Maria Grey
- Episode #1.5 (2020) ... Lady Maria Grey
- Episode #1.4 (2020) ... Lady Maria Grey
- Episode #1.3 (2020) ... Lady Maria Grey
- Episode #1.2 (2020) ... Lady Maria Grey
 2018-2019 Sweetbitter (TV Series)
Tess
- Bodega Cat (2019) ... Tess
- Peach Treats (2019) ... Tess
- Truffles and Champagne (2019) ... Tess
- Entropy (2019) ... Tess
- Sec or Demi-Sec (2019) ... Tess
 2018 Oksijan (Short)
Inca
 2018 UFO
Natalie
 2018 Right Place Wrong Tim (Short)
 2018 Ordeal by Innocence (TV Mini Series)
Hester Argyll
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Hester Argyll
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Hester Argyll
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Hester Argyll
 2017 Access All Areas
Mia
 2017 Churchill
Helen Garrett
 2016 The Legend of Tarzan
Young Jane Body Double (uncredited)
 2015 Cyberbully (TV Movie)
Megan
 2014 Wildlike
Mackenzie
 2014 Maleficent
Teen Maleficent
 2013 Kick-Ass 2
Dolce
 2011/I Candy (Short)
Candy
 2011/I Intruders
Mia
 2010 Ways to Live Forever
Kaleigh (as Elena Purnell)
 2010 Never Let Me Go
Young Ruth
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Other Works:

Musical - Oliver! Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, UK

Official Sites:

Ella Purnell | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Elena Purnell

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Children:

None
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Personal Quote:

You can only really shoot a throw up scene of that scale once as it's a nightmare to reset! So I'd say projectile vomiting in a playground in front of 20 people covered head to toe in a plastic bin bag is probably one of my weirder experiences. See more »

Trivia:

At the age of 12, while training at the Sylvia Young Theatre School, she was cast in a London West End theatrical production of the musical Oliver. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive large hazel eyes

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