Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)
Mary Wilson — Mother
Nigel Wilson — Father
Matthew — Brother
Sam — Brother
Alexander Wilson — Grandfather
Toby — BrotherRuth Wilson Was born in Ashford, Kent (UK) and raised in Shepperton, Surrey (UK).. She is an actress, known for The Lone Ranger (2013), Saving Mr. Banks (2013) and Locke (2013).In 2002, Wilson graduated in history from the University of Nottingham. There she was involved in the drama group of the university. Afterwards, she studied drama at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), graduating in 2005.At 16, she briefly worked as a model.Wilson co-founded Hush Production with a couple of friends. She also acted in plays that were set up by the production company such as in "Macbeth" or "Romeo and Juliet".She has three older brothers, Toby, Sam and Matthew.
Awards won by Ruth Wilson
2015, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Winner
2008, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
College for Ruth Wilson
University of Nottingham, Nottingham, Enlgand (BA in History, 2003)
"On taking six months off in 2007: I simply want to take a break and catch my breath. But I also think that, sometimes, the bravest thing you can do is to deliberately keep some time free and see what the world throws at you."
"My brothers bring me down to earth. I'm not very precious. In my family, you're not allowed to self-indulge. I'm practical and tomboyish. It has given me strength of character."
"[2013 interview] I'm learning to box. I wouldn't want to do a Mickey Rourke but it's amazing exercise. The whole body gets a workout. It's half an hour but intense; I do it twice a week. I love it. I get my boxing gloves on."
- Was inspired to be an actress by watching her brothers perform in local theaters.
- Worked as a model in her teens.
- Graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in 2005.
- Got her big break in the lead role of the 2006 BBC adaptation of Jane Eyre.
- Learned to play the piano for her stage role in Gorky's Philistines at London's National Theatre in 2007.
- Is the granddaughter of novelist Alexander Wilson.
- Won the 2010 Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Stella in a London production of A Streetcar Named Desire.