Ella Purnell

Active - 2010 - 2018  |   Born - Sep 17, 1996 in London, England  |  

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  • In 2008, she beat hundreds of girls for a role in Oliver! at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London, and remained in the stage production for a year.
  • Said Keira Knightley acted "like a big sister" when Purnell played a younger version of the actress in the movie Never Let Me Go.
  • Had her first onscreen kiss with Charlie Rowe.
  • Named in 2010 by Screen International as one of its hot up-and-coming UK Stars of Tomorrow.
  • Handpicked by Angelina Jolie to play a teenage version of the Oscar-winning actress in Maleficent.