Born In: Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Phoebe Dynevor is an English actress who has garnered a lot of fame with her work in the globally hit Netflix series Bridgerton. In the series, she played Daphne Bridgerton, the beautiful but naïve eldest daughter of the powerful Bridgerton family. Earlier, she began her acting career at the age of fourteen with the BBC television series Waterloo Road and went on to work in other series like Prisoners' Wives, The Village, Dickensian and Snatch. She has also worked in a short film and is all set to make her feature film debut with Sky Cinema original The Colour Room which follows the rise of ceramic artist Clarice Cliff in the 1920s and 1930s. Phoebe Dynevor belongs to a family that has been a part of the entertainment industry for long. Her mother, Sally Dynevor, herself is a well-known actress while her father is a scriptwriter.
Also Known As: Phoebe Harriet Dynevor
father: Tim Dynevor
mother: Sally Dynevor
siblings: Harriet Dynevor, Samuel Dynevor
Born Country: England
education: Oakfield Nursery School, Cheadle Hulme School
In 2009, Phoebe Dynevor got her first acting break at the age of fourteen when she was cast as Siobhan Mailey in BBC’s comprehensive school series Waterloo Road. She appeared in 20 episodes of the series between 2009 and 2010. Television work soon started coming in and after spending a year travelling, she became a part of various British dramas. After working in an episode of ITV’s medical drama series Monroe in 2011, Phoebe Dynevor bagged the recurring role of a gangster’s daughter, Lauren in the BBC’s drama series Prisoners' Wives (2012-2013).
She was next seen as Phoebe Rundle in the second season (2014) of Peter Moffat’s Derbyshire set period series – The Village – which was aired on BBC. This was followed by two more BBC television series – an episode in action-adventure drama series The Musketeers (2015) and a recurring role in the drama series Dickensian (2015-2016).
In 2016, Phoebe Dynevor acted in a short British romance drama film The Nature of Daylight and the next year, made her American television debut playing the main role of Lottie Mott in the crime comedy series Snatch. She acted in twenty episodes of the series till 2018.
In 2017, she became a part of another American television series – this time the comedy drama Younger. She played the recurring role of Clare/ Clare O'Brien in the series which is based on Pamela Redmond Satran’s 2005 novel of the same name.
In 2020, Phoebe Dynevor landed her breakout role in Netflix’s period romance drama series Bridgerton which is set against the backdrop of Regency-era England. In the series, based on Julia Quinn’s romance novel The Duke And I (the first book in the Bridgerton series), she played the gorgeous and lovely Daphne Bridgerton opposite Regé-Jean Page who played Simon Basset, the elusive Duke of Hastings. Her portrayal won over both the audience and critics and she bagged a nomination at the Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. The series has been renewed for a second season and Phoebe Dynevor will return in her role as the eldest daughter of the Bridgerton family.
Her next project will mark her feature film debut. Phoebe Dynevor is all set to star in the British biopic drama film The Colour Room wherein she will portray the lead role of the ceramic artist Clarice Cliff.
Phoebe Dynevor was born on 17th April 1995 in Trafford, Greater Manchester, England as the eldest child of her parents. Her father, Tim Dynevor, is scriptwriter who has written more than 300 episodes of the British soap opera Emmerdale while her mother Sally Dynevor is a British actress quite well known for playing Sally Webster in the long-running ITV soap Coronation Street since 1986. Phoebe’s grandparents, too, were associated with the television world. She belongs to a close-knit family which also includes two younger siblings – a brother Samuel, and a sister Harriet.
For her studies, she first went to Oakfield Nursery School in Altrincham and thereafter joined Cheadle Hulme School in Stockport.
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