Lucy Boynton She made her film debut with a leading role in Miss Potter (2006). Boynton starred in Copperhead (2013), Sing Street (2016), Murder on the Orient Express (2017) and Apostle (2018). She also portrayed Mary Austin in the biographical film Bohemian Rhapsody (2018).
Born Name Lucy Christabel Boynton
Nick Name Lucy
Born: January 17, 1994, 25 years and 2 months, New York City, New York, United States
Nationality British and American
Sun Sign Capricorn
Years active 2006–present
Hair Color Light Brown (Natural). She often tends to dye her hair ‘Blonde’, ‘Dark Brown’ and ‘Auburn’.
Eye Color Green
Height 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
Measurements 34-24-34 in / 86-61-84 cm
Bra size 34B
Father – Graham Boynton (Group Travel Editor of the Telegraph Media Group)
Mother – Adriaane Pielou (Travel Writer)
Siblings – Emma Louise Boynton (Older Sister)
Others – Herbert J. D. Boynton (Paternal Grandfather), Doris G. Hampson (Paternal Grandmother)
Lucy went to the Blackheath High School and then attended James Allen’s Girls’ School.
She is of British descent.
Boynton was born in New York City and grew up in London. She is the daughter of British-born Graham Boynton, the Group Travel Editor of the Telegraph Media Group, and Adriaane Pielou, a travel writer. She has an older sister, Emma Louise Boynton. She attended Blackheath High School, followed by James Allen’s Girls’ School.
Boynton’s first professional role was as the young Beatrix Potter in the 2006 British-American film Miss Potter. Boynton has said that the first day of filming was “the best day of her life.”
In 2007, she was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress, for Miss Potter.
She went on to play Posy Fossil in 2007, one of three main characters, in the BBC film Ballet Shoes.
Posy is a young, ambitious ballerina who is taken under the wing of a prestigious dance academy. She did not dance in Ballet Shoes, instead a body double was used for her character’s dancing scenes. Boynton also played the role of Margaret Dashwood in the BBC serial Sense and Sensibility.
In 2011, Boynton played a guest lead on Lewis. She appeared in Mo with Julie Walters and David Haig. She portrayed the mysterious model Raphina in the 2016 film Sing Street, and Countess Helena Andrenyi in the 2017 adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express.
Boynton played Freddie Mercury’s partner Mary Austin in the biopic of Mercury and the band Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody (2018).
He is represented by United Agents Ltd. (Talent Agency), London, England, United Kingdom.
She made her theatrical film debut as Young Beatrix Potter in the biography drama film Miss Potter in 2006.
First TV Show
Lucy made her first TV show appearance as Margaret Dashwood on the romantic drama series Sense & Sensibility in 2008.
She doesn’t like doing workouts in particular. But, she takes ballet classes whenever she gets a chance, which helps her stay fit and lean.
Lucy Boynton Facts
She relocated to London, England at the age of 5.
Her parents were professional travel writers, so, she used to travel around the world while growing up.
Lucy was the first choice for the role of Iris West in The Flash (2020), but she was replaced by Kiersey Clemons.
Lucy has dual citizenship of the UK and the US.