Vanessa Kirby’s BiographyVanessa Kirby is a British actress, famous for her roles in the TV-shows Great Expectations and The Crown.
Childhood and YouthVanessa Kirby was born on the 18th of April 1988 in Wimbledon, a London suburb. The actress’s father, urologist Roger Kirby was friends with famous British actors Vanessa and Corin Redgraves – to some extent, it was precisely this friendship that influenced the girl’s future choice of career.
Acting CareerIn 2009 Kirby met the theatre Director David Thacker, who immediately approved her for three leading roles in The Octagon Theatre Bolton. Her role in Arthur Miller’s play All My Sons earned her a prestigious BIZA Rising Star Award and a monetary prize of 5000 pounds.
The following roles were the leads in the crime thriller The Rise (2012) with Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom from the Harry Potter Film Series), and also a supporting act in the action The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman (2013) with Shia LaBeouf and the drama About Time (2014) with Domhnall Gleeson and Rachel McAdams.
Her other significant roles include the roles of Alicia Dewar, an ex-girlfriend of a paralyzed one-percenter (Sam Claflin), and writer Zelda Fitzgerald in the biographical drama Genius (Francis Scott Fitzgerald Guy Pierce).
26th of July 2018 saw the premiere of the movie Mission: Impossible - Fallout with Tom Cruise as the lead. The new film about Ethan Hunt’s adventure will star Vanessa Kirby as the White Widow.