Aisling Loftus is a widely acclaimed actress of English descent who began her acting career as far back as the year 2000 and has since gone on to carve a niche for herself in that regard. Her passion and talent have gone a long way in cementing her status as a globally acclaimed star and she is working hard to maintain her stance. Find out more about the talented actress below.
Who Is Aisling Loftus? What Is She Known For?
The talented actress was born in Nottinghamshire England on September 1, 1990. Aisling was raised alongside her sister, Aoife, by her parents, Eileen and Paddy Loftus, in Nottinghamshire. There are several reports making the rounds that Aisling had both her elementary and high education in her hometown of Nottingham, although there are no records to actually prove that. However, we do know for a fact that she acquired her A-Level at the prestigious Becket School located in her hometown.
Unofficially, Aisling Loftus ventured into acting at a very tender age, starting off at the famous Carlton Workshops now known as the Television Workshop. The workshop provides assistance and training to young budding talents to enhance their skills in film, television, theatre, and radio. The British outfit is open to young persons between the ages of 7 and 21 who pass the annual audition.
Loftus’ acting debut came in 2000 after she featured on an episode of popular British series Peak Practice. The promising actress then went on to make appearances on other television series and shows. Some of which include Doctors, Casualty, The Bill and The Fattest Man in Britain, a known comedy-drama back in the day.
Aisling Loftus also featured in popular television series titled The Worst Witch. The fantasy series which premiered in 1998 starred the likes of Georgina Sherrington, Felicity Jones, Una Stubbs, Clare Coulter, and Jessica Fox.
The award-winning actress was recognised in 2008 by Screen International, a popular magazine, as a Star of Tomorrow. The following year, after the recognition, she won a Silver Bear Award at the glamorous Berlin International Film Festival for her exceptional performance in Jade.
The talented actress was named in 2010 among the cast of Five Daughters in which she went on to excel greatly. Aisling Loftus was given the female lead role for the critically acclaimed film Dive in July 2010. The cast of Dive includes top actors and actresses like Jack O’Connell, Gina McKee, Eddie Marsan, and Joseph Mawle.
In the summer of 2010, Aisling portrayed the Leonie Fowler character in Anya Reiss’s Spur of the Moment which was held at the Royal Court Theatre. Her superb performance earned her wide praise from notable critic Dominic Cavendish.
The Nottingham native was brought into the limelight following her appearances in award-winning series Mr Selfridge and in War & Peace. The former was released on the ITV network in January 2013 and ran successfully for four seasons, comprising of 10 episodes per season. Aisling starred as Agnes Towler alongside Jeremy Piven, Ron Cook, Trystan Gravelle, Amy Beth Hayes, Kika Markham, and Amanda Abbington.
War & Peace is a high-grossing British historical television series based on Leo Tolstoy’s novel titled War & Peace. The show starred Paul Dano, James Norton, Lily James and Aisling Loftus who appeared as Sonya Rostova.
Other Facts About Aisling Loftus
We have been able to uncover that Aisling, despite popular belief, holds both Irish and British ethnicities. Her parents were Irish-born who only moved to England to pursue a better life.
This may likely not go down well with the many male fans of the beautiful actress. Loftus is not single, in fact, she is actually married. Aisling exchanged marital vows with her boyfriend of over seven years Jacob Basil Anderson in 2018. Anderson is an award-winning actor well known as Grey Worm in the globally acclaimed series Game of Thrones.
- Body Measurements
Loftus possesses what many beauty experts term as a perfect body for women. The talented actress stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches which is considerably tall for a lady. Aisling does not weigh very much as she measures just about 56kg, making her body physique very attractive.
- Net Worth
The British actress has generated quite a fortune from acting. No figure has actually been tied to Aisling’s net worth but we believe it to be in a region of over $2 million. Her wealth is believed to be gotten from proceeds from her acting career that has spanned almost two decades, as well as endorsements from corporate bodies.