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Ella Purnell


Ella Purnell was born in London. 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. The second series will air on... See full bio »

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Known For

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

Filmography

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 2018 Oksijan (Short)
Inca
 2018 UFO
Natalie
 2018 Right Place Wrong Tim (Short)
 2018 Sweetbitter (TV Series)
Tess
- It's Mine (2018) ... Tess
- Weird Night (2018) ... Tess
- Simone's (2018) ... Tess
- Everyone Is Soigné (2018) ... Tess
- Now Your Tongue Is Coded (2018) ... Tess
 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

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Elena Purnell

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

There's a joke in my family that I'm going to make a career out of playing other people's younger selves, I played the younger Keira [Keira Knightley], I've played the younger Angelina [Angelina Jolie] and more recently the young Margot Robbie. See more »

Trivia:

She and Chloë Grace Moretz were both in the cast of the 2013 film Kick-Ass 2 (2013). See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive large brown eyes

Star Sign:

Virgo

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