Who is Zoe Boyle?
Zoe Boyle is an English actress, probably best known to the world as Lavinia Swire in the TV series “Downton Abbey” (2011), then as Grace Emberly in the TV series “Frontier” (2016-2018), among several other roles that she’s secured so far in her career.
Where is Zoe Boyle Now?
Zoe’s career has really taken-off in the last couple of years, and she is now enjoying a string of successful roles. Her latest appearance was as Anne in the romantic drama series “The Last Letter from Your Lover” (2021), which stars Shailene Woodley, Joe Alwyn and Wendy Nottingham, while she is currently working on the new TV series “That Dirty Black Bag”.
Zoe Boyle Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Zoe Boyle was born on 1 January 1989 under the Capricorn zodiac sign, in England. She is the daughter of Ken Gordon, a barrister, and his wife Linda who was a ballerina. Growing up, she would watch films and TV series with her father and mother, which initially sparked her interest in acting. Her mother talked about all the glitz and glamour that life in the entertainment industry brings and that Hollywood is a place for Zoe.
Interested in acting, after high school she enrolled at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama at the University of London, from which she matriculated in 2006.
Before making her on-screen debut, Zoe honed her skills as a member of the Trevor Nunn/Ian McKellen setor of the Royal Shakespeare Company. While there, she appeared in several plays, including “The Seagull” and “King Lear”, both in 2008.
However, later that same year, Zoe made her on-screen debut as Jinny Boynton in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated mystery crime-drama series “Poirot”, which celebrated David Suchet as an actor. She continued with minor roles in such TV series as “Great Performances”, also in 2008, while in 2009 she was Hope Ransome in the TV mystery crime-drama series “Inspector Lewis”, starring Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox and Clare Holman.
Rise to Stardom
Zoe’s career was moving in the right direction, and with the role of Clara Ferguson in the TV medical-drama series “Grey’s Anatomy” (2009), only proved her talents as she portrayed a woman with no arms, lost in a boating accident.
The following year, Zoe was chosen for one of her major roles to date as Trinity Ashby in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated thriller crime-drama series “Sons of Anarchy”, about a biker who has recently become a father, and now tries to balance out the life as a father and a member of an outlaw motorcycle club. She appeared in just seven episodes, but it was enough for her to be noticed by other casting directors and executive producers. Her next role was as Lavinia Swire in the English period drama series “Downton Abbey” (2011), which starred Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan and Elizabeth McGovern.
Zoe won the Screen Actors Guild Award in the category for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, which she shared with her co-stars.
She continued her career in stunning fashion, first as Emma Greenwood in the comedy film “Freeloaders” (2011), co-starring with Josh Lawson and Clifton Collins Jr., among others, and then starred as Jean Truscott in the TV English period-drama series “Breathless” (2013), set in early ‘60s England, which tells the story of doctors and nurses in a gynecology ward. Two years later, Zoe appeared as Jo Schirra in all 10 episodes of the popular TV drama series “The Astronaut Wives Club”, based on the novel of the same name written by Lily Koppel.
The following year, Zoe secured another successful role, as Grace Emberly in the TV historical adventure-drama series “Frontier” (2016-2018), in which she co-starred with Jason Momoa and Landon Liboiron, appearing in all 18 episodes throughout three seasons, which only increased her popularity since the series became a complete hit. In 2019, Zoe portrayed Gemma in 10 episodes of the television adaption of the romantic comedy film “Four Weddings and a Funeral”, starring Nathalie Emmanuel, Nikesh Patel and Rebecca Rittenhouse.
Personal Life, Dating, Boyfriend, Single
When it comes to Zoe’s personal life, she is rather secretive about it, and rarely shares information that concerns her personal endeavors.
— Zoe Boyle (@zoeboyley) March 18, 2018
However, it’s known that she was in a relationship with actor Tom Ellis in 2013, actually while he was still married to his wife Tamzin Outhwaite, which led to a divorce. Zoe and Tom continued their relationship, but it didn’t last long as they broke up the same year. Since then, she has been rumored to have dated some of her colleagues from the TV sets “Witless” and “Frontier”. However, it hasn’t been confirmed and according to reports, Zoe is currently single and focused on her career.
As of mid- 2021, Zoe Boyle’s net worth has been estimated to be around $2 million, earned through her successful career as an actress, during which she has appeared in more than 20 film and TV titles, all of which have added to her wealth.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
This prominent actress has blonde hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.7m), weighs approximately 121lbs (55kgs), with vital statistics of 34-26-35, bra size 32B.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
In addition to acting, Zoe has several other interests and talents. She desired to become a singer as well, however, she realized that her talent for acting is rather more expressed and decided to forego those dreams.
She is a dedicated fashionista and loves experimenting with her daily outfit.
Zoe is an outdoors person and enjoys exploring nature, and horseback riding. She also practices yoga, and is an avid swimmer.
Furthermore, Zoe’s a traveler, having visited numerous European countries, such as Croatia and Italy, and explored their beaches and seas, while she’s been to a number of USA states, both for work and for pleasure.