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Eleanor Tomlinson

Last updated 09 January 2020

Eleanor Tomlinson
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Eleanor Tomlinson

Born: Tuesday 19th May 1992 (age: 28)


Eleanor May Tomlinson is an English actress, known for her role as Princess Isabelle in Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), Isabel Neville in The White Queen, and Demelza Poldark in Poldark.

Tomlinson was born in London. She moved with her family to Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England when she was young and attended Beverley High School. She is the daughter of Judith Hibbert, a singer, and Malcolm Tomlinson, an actor. Her brother, Ross Tomlinson, is also an actor.

Tomlinson appeared in The Illusionist as Young Sophie. She starred in the teenage film Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging in which she plays "Jas". Tomlinson played Kirsten in the Pro Sieben international production Hepzibah - Sie holt dich im Schlaf alongside David Bamber under the direction of Robert Sigl. Tomlinson went on to play Eve, an alien, in 'The Mad Woman in the Attic' - episodes three and four of Season 3 of The Sarah Jane Adventures - in 2009, as well as Fiona Chataway in the film Alice in Wonderland which premiered in theatres on 5 March 2010. In 2013 she was Xenya in the film Siberian Education by Gabriele Salvatores.

After an extensive search, Tomlinson was cast as Princess Isabelle in Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), directed by Bryan Singer. She also starred in the TV series, The White Queen, as Lady Isabel Neville and as Georgiana Darcy in the BBC adaptation of Death Comes to Pemberley. In 2015, she plays Demelza Poldark née Carne, Ross Poldark's maid until episode 3 when she becomes his wife in the new BBC One version of Poldark.

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