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Skye Bennett

Last updated 09 January 2020


Skye Deva Bennett

Born: Tuesday 2nd May 1995 (age: 25)

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Skye Bennett is an English actress, best known for her role as Sarah in the 2008 film Dark Floors, as well as for her role as Martha in The Pillars of the Earth.

Bennett was born in London, England to American parents, attending the prestigious Jackie Palmer Stage School in 2004. 

Skye Bennett began acting at the age 10 in Shadow Man, a 2006 Steven Seagal film. She has since then appeared in The Good NightBoy AIt's AliveDark Floors and Against the Dark.

Bennett appeared as Mina in the film adaptation of the David Almond Carnegie Medal and Whitbread Children's Award winning book Skellig, which was released in the UK in 2009. She has numerous other television and radio performances, including Holby City, the 2007 television movie Ballet ShoesDoctors and as the mysterious, tarot card reading little girl in series two of Torchwood. She appeared as young Martha in the TV adaptation of Ken Follet's historical novel, The Pillars of the Earth.

Bennett's theatrical debut at age 13 was as Nadia in the Peter Flannery's translation of Burnt by the Sun at the National Theatre, London, in March 2009.
Bennett was also cast in Mark Haddon's new play "Polar Bears" at London's Donmar Warehouse in Spring 2010.