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Ruth Wilson Biography

 
Bio:
Ruth Wilson is a two-time Olivier Award winner and Golden Globe Award winner, and made her Broadway debut in Nick Payne's Constellations, opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. She is best known for her role as Alison Lockhart in the Showtime series "The Affair" (Golden Globe Award). Film credits include The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ruth Wilson is a two-time Olivier Award winner and Golden Globe Award winner, and made her Broadway debut in Nick Payne's Constellations, opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. She is best known for her role as Alison Lockhart in the Showtime series "The Affair" (Golden Globe Award). Film credits include The ... (read complete bio)

Ruth Wilson is a two-time Olivier Award winner and Golden Globe Award winner, and made her Broadway debut in Nick Payne's Constellations, opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. She is best known for her role as Alison Lockhart in the Showtime series "The Affair" (Golden Globe Award). Film credits include The Little Stranger, Dark River, I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, Suite Française, Locke, Saving Mr. Banks, The Lone Ranger, and Anna Karenina. She received Olivier Awards for Best Actress for Anna Christie opposite Jude Law, and Best Supporting Actress for A Streetcar Named Desire opposite Rachel Weisz, both at the Donmar Warehouse. She was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actress for Hedda Gabler at the National Theatre. On television, Wilson starred in the acclaimed BBC series "Luther," which was nominated for eight Emmy Awards. She received BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations for Best Lead Actress for the BBC miniseries "Jane Eyre." She debuted on the London stage in 2007 in the National Theatre's production of Maxim Gorky's Philistines, and starred in the Almeida Theatre adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's Through a Glass Darkly.

Ruth Wilson Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Ruth Wilson, King Lear
 
Drama League Awards - 2019 - Distinguished Performance Award
Ruth Wilson, King Lear
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Ruth Wilson, King Lear
 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Actress
Ruth Wilson, Hedda Gabler
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Ruth Wilson, Constellations
 
Theatre World Awards - 2015 - Theatre World Award Gold Star
Ruth Wilson, Constellations
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Ruth Wilson, Constellations
 
Olivier Awards - 2012 - Best Actress Gold Star
Ruth Wilson, Anna Christie
 
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best Actress in a Supporting Role Gold Star
Ruth Wilson, A Streetcar Named Desire