Zoe Boyle – Famous Actress

About Zoe Boyle

Zoe Boyle is a popular actress from England. Zoe is most famously known for her roles of Trinity Ashby on Sons of Anarchy and playing Lavinia Swire on the TV series Downton Abbey.


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Life before fame:

Zoe knew from a very young age that she wanted to be an actress and was practicing her acting skills in front of the mirror from as young as 5 years. Zoe was born in London, England, and attended the prestigious Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, which was at the University of London. Zoe graduated her class with excellent grades in 2006 and started her professional career only a mere two years later in King Lear’s 2008 rendition playing Lady in Waiting.

Although she started out in theatre roles, her breakthrough role was playing Lavinia Swire in the British historical drama set in the early 20th century, Downtown Abbey. The show premiered on ITV in the United Kingdom on September 26, 2010.
Zoe has appeared in two plays, two movies, and over fifteen television roles.
Her most famous work has been playing in the hit TV show Grey’s Anatomy, where she portrayed a patient by the name of Clara back in 2009. Then her next television appearance was in Ghost Whisperer, where she played Amber Heaton in the very same year.
2009 was a busy year for the up-and-coming actress Zoe. She landed no less than 4 major roles in a single year, making her breakout acting debut that much more successful. She was also seen in the British television detective drama Lewis, where she played Hope Ransom, and Agatha Christie’s Poirot, where she portrayed the character of Jinny Boynton.

Her life before fame and some personal trivia.

Zoe has stated that she doesn’t consider herself to have become famous until after her role in Sons of Anarchy, where she appeared in 2012. Zoe’s parents also had an interesting life. Her father was a barrister, and her mother a ballerina. Zoe had said that she also took up ballerina classes when she was younger, wanting to try her mother’s profession, but ultimately decided against continuing a year later.
Other important roles that Zoe has starred in are appearing on the Witless and The Astronaut Wives Club.
Although Zoe isn’t too active on her social media accounts, she still has over 16.8k followers on Instagram and is relatively active on Twitter and Facebook, as well.

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