Molly Windsor

Molly Windsor (born 19 June 1997) is an English actress. She is known for her roles in the 2009 Channel 4 television film The Unloved, and the 2017 BBC miniseries Three Girls, for which she won the 2018 BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress. Windsor was named as BAFTA Breakthrough Brit, one of the 20 members from the film, television, and gaming industries, in 2017. Lucy Manvers in The Unloved was Windsor's first professional acting role. The Times described her character as "played with an unsettling stillness by Molly Windsor". She was discovered by the writer and director of BAFTA-winning The Unloved, Samantha Morton, in a local drama school and casting agency, Rama Young Actors. She also had a role as Margaret's daughter in the 2011 film, Oranges and Sunshine.

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Molly Windsor
Born (1997-06-19) 19 June 1997 (age 21)
Nottingham, England
Alma materTalent 1st organisation
OccupationActress
Years active2007-present

Molly Windsor (born 19 June 1997) is an English actress. She is known for her roles in the 2009 Channel 4 television film The Unloved, and the 2017 BBC miniseries Three Girls,[1] for which she won the 2018 BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress. Windsor was named as BAFTA Breakthrough Brit, one of the 20 members from the film, television, and gaming industries, in 2017.[2]

Career

Lucy Manvers in The Unloved was Windsor's first professional acting role. The Times described her character as "played with an unsettling stillness by Molly Windsor".[3] She was discovered by the writer and director of BAFTA-winning The Unloved, Samantha Morton, in a local drama school and casting agency, Rama Young Actors.[3] She also had a role as Margaret's daughter in the 2011 film, Oranges and Sunshine.

Windsor attended the Nottingham Actors Studio, a not-for-profit CIC organisation, and the Television Workshop,[4] and has signed a contract with London-based talent agency, the Artists Partnership.[5][6]

Personal life

Windsor lives in Breaston, Derbyshire with her family. She attended the Nottingham's Central Junior Television Workshop, before switching to Rama Young Actors at the age of ten.[citation needed]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2007The Imaginary GirlAmy Short
2009My Last Five GirlfriendsKids at Camp
2010Oranges and SunshineRachel
2012When the Lights Went OutPale Girl
2017Black RoadLilly Short
Johnny Marr & Maxine Peake: The PriestHomeless Girl Video short
2018The RunawaysAngie Post-production
2019Make UpRuth Filming

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2009 The UnlovedLucy Manvers TV movie
2017Three GirlsHolly Winshaw TV mini-series, 3 episodes
Nominated — RTS Breakthrough Award - On Screen (2018)[7]
Winner — 2018 BAFTA TV Award for Best Leading Actress
2019CheatRose Vaughan ITV drama series

References

  1. Khaleeli, Homa (16 May 2017). "Molly Windsor, star of Rochdale abuse drama Three Girls: 'It made me really angry'". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  2. "BAFTA Announces Breakthrough Brits of 2017". BAFTA. 25 October 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  3. 1 2 Lesley White (10 May 2009). "Samatha Morton uses her life for The Unloved". The Times. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. "Talent 1st". Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  5. "Breakthrough Brits 2017 - Molly Windsor". BAFTA. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  6. "Molly Windsor". The Artists Partnership. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  7. "RTS Programme Awards 2018, In Partnership with Audio Network". UK: Royal Television Society. 20 March 2018. Retrieved 9 July 2018.


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