Vanessa Kirby


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Vanessa Kirby is an English stage, TV, and film actress. From 2016 to 2018, Kirby portrayed Princess Margaret in Peter Morgan's Netflix series The Crown, for which she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Television Series in 2018. She starred as Estella in the BBC adaptation of Great Expectations, Joanna in Richard ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

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The Crown Princess Margaret
(2016-2017)
(2018)
(2020)
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Filmography

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  Napoleon (post-production)
Empress Josephine
 2022/I The Son
Beth
 2021 Italian Studies
Alina Reynolds
 2020 The World to Come
Tallie
 2020 Pieces of a Woman
Martha
 2019 Mr. Jones
Ada Brooks
 2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
The White Widow
 2016-2017 The Crown (TV Series)
Princess Margaret
- Lisbon (2017) ... Princess Margaret
- Mystery Man (2017) ... Princess Margaret
- Matrimonium (2017) ... Princess Margaret
- Beryl (2017) ... Princess Margaret
- A Company of Men (2017) ... Princess Margaret
 2015-2017 The Frankenstein Chronicles (TV Series)
Lady Jemima Hervey
- Prodigal Son (2017) ... Lady Jemima Hervey
- Lost and Found (2015) ... Lady Jemima Hervey
- The Frankenstein Murders (2015) ... Lady Jemima Hervey
- The Fortune of War (2015) ... Lady Jemima Hervey
- All the Lost Children (2015) ... Lady Jemima Hervey
 2016 Me Before You
Alicia
 2016 Kill Command
Mills
 2016 Genius
Zelda Fitzgerald
 2015 The Dresser (TV Movie)
Irene
 2015 Everest
Sandy Hill Pittman
 2015 Bone in the Throat
Sophie
 2015 Jupiter Ascending
Katharine Dunlevy
 2014/IV The Exchange (Short)
 2014 Off the Page: Devil in the Detail (Short)
Jessica
 2014 Queen & Country
Dawn Rohan
 2014 Insomniacs (Short)
Jade
 2013/I About Time
Joanna
 2013 Poirot (TV Series)
Celia Ravenscroft
- Elephants Can Remember (2013) ... Celia Ravenscroft
 2013 Charlie Countryman
Felicity
 2012 Labyrinth (TV Mini Series)
Alice Tanner
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Alice Tanner
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Alice Tanner
 2012/III Nora (Short)
Young Woman
 2012 Wasteland
Nicola
 2011 Great Expectations (TV Mini Series)
Estella
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Estella
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Estella
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Estella
 2011 The Hour (TV Series)
Ruth Elms
- Crises at Home and Abroad (2011) ... Ruth Elms
- Failure at Launch (2011) ... Ruth Elms
- Pilot (2011) ... Ruth Elms
 2010 Love/Loss
Jane
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Other Works:

Stage play: "Julie" - playing title character in writer Polly Stenham's modernized version of August Strindberg's original 1888 play. With Eric Kofi-Abrefa (Jean) and Thalissa Teixeira (Kristina). Director: Carrie Cracknell (Lyttleton Theatre, London)

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2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Parents:

Kirby, Roger | Kirby, Jane

Relatives:

Juliet Kirby (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

You can choose to be a horrible, mean parent to yourself or you can choose to be a kind, compassionate one. You have a choice between one or the other. But the natural tendency is to lean towards being the horrible, mean parent towards ourselves. The work every day is to move towards being the real, compassionate and kind one who is really forgiving, I think. And you really need to monitor which ... See more »

Trivia:

Vanessa was raised in Wimbledon, London, England (within earshot of the famous tennis games). See more »

Nickname:

Noola Noo

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