Chloe Pirrie is a Scottish actress who is known for her works in various films and TV shows. She had a role in the short film ‘Stutterer’, which had won the Academy Award in 2015 for ‘Best Live Action Short Film’. Pirrie was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. She made her debut in 2010 at the Royal National Theatre, in a production of ‘Men should Weep’. She made her feature film debut after two years in the Scottish drama film ‘Shell’. She has also appeared in several TV shows. She had a supporting role in the supernatural horror series ‘The Living and the Dead’. She also had a recurring role in the Netflix original historical drama series ‘The Crown’, which has received huge popularity and critical acclaim. She has also appeared in commercials for brands such as HTC One and Highland Spring Water
Chloe Pirrie made her acting debut in 2010 at the Royal National Theatre, in a production of ‘Men Should Weep’. The same year, she was also seen in a short film ‘Solstice’. Her first work on the big screen was the 2012 Scottish drama film ‘Shell’. She played the role of Shell, a teenage girl, who lives and works at a petrol station, in the remote Scottish Highland. The film was directed by Scott Graham. Her performance was quite appreciated and won her an award at the British Independent Film Awards, in 2013, for ‘Best Promising Newcomer’. At the 2012 BFI London Film Festival Awards, she also earned a nomination in the ‘Best British Newcomer’, category.
In 2013, she had a supporting role in an episode of the black comedy sci-fi anthology series ‘Black Mirror’. The next year, she appeared in the spy thriller miniseries ‘The Game’. She appeared in three films in 2015, which included the British black comedy film ‘Burn Burn Burn’, the Italian comedy drama film ‘Youth’, and the television thriller film ‘An Inspector Calls’. She was also seen in the crime drama miniseries ‘The Last Panthers’.
The same year, Chloe Pirrie had also appeared in the short film ‘Stutterer’, in the role of a girl Ellie. The film was written and directed by Benjamin Cleary. The film went on to win the Academy Award for ‘Best Live Action Short Film’.
Her other works include the TV shows ‘War & Peace’, ‘To Walk Invisible’, ‘Death in Paradise’, and ‘The Living and the Dead’ in 2016. In 2017, she was seen as Eileen Parker in the second season of ‘The Crown’, a historical drama Netflix original series that revolves around the reign of Queen Elizabeth. The series has gained critical acclaim, and also won several awards and nominations. It won three Golden Globes as well as eight Emmy Awards.
In 2018, she had an important role in the British-American miniseries ‘Troy: Fall of a City’. Her most recent work is the 2019 thriller series ‘The Victim’, where she played the role of Ella Mackie. It received mostly positive reviews.
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Family & Personal Life
Chole Pirrie was born on 25th August, 1987, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Not much is known regarding her childhood or parents. She began acting while she was still in school, and thought about pursuing it as a career after she was cast in a production of the play ‘The Cherry Orchard’. She studied acting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. There were speculations that she is dating actor Hugo Bolton but it’s not confirmed.