Raised in Wales with her six brothers, actress Kimberley Nixon showed an aptitude for performing at an early age, studying at the National Youth Theatre of Wales and the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. She began her on-screen career in 2007, with a role on the British mini-series Cranford, and soon found a niche in film, appearing in many quirky movies, like 2008's Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging and 2009's Cherrybomb. She also tried her hand at period work, signing on to star alongside Sean Bean in the 2011 film Black Death.
Biography by Cammila Collar
- Began her on-screen career with a role on the mini-series Cranford which opened a lot of doors for her; leading to appearances in Wild Child and then Angus,Thongs and Perfect Snogging.
- Was awarded first place by The National Theatre Shell Connections for her role in The Queen Must Die.
- Made her West End debut playing Griet in the stage adaptation of Girl With a Pearl Earring in 2008.
- During her role in Cherrybomb as Michelle in 2009, she only had 2 days to master the Irish accent, as originally she was going to have a London accent.
- Is a patron of the British Humanist Association charity.