In one way or the other, everyone who has had an older sibling they looked up to has been in a position where they did something only because they wanted to be like the sibling they looked up to and revered. For many, it was adopting a similar dressing style, speaking habit or hobby. For Tamsin Egerton, it was taking up acting.
While many would boast of pursuing acting as a divine calling, a profession they were drawn to by an unexplainable urge, Tamsin Egerton’s successful acting career has all been down to a desire to do what her older sister did, which was acting. Today, she has starred in some of the most notable projects in British film and Television. Learn more about Tamsin Egerton and the many ways she stands out by reading below.
Biography – Who is Tamsin Egerton?
Tamsin Egerton has found fame as an actress starring in some popular projects. Her life now involves avoiding paparazzi and carefully watching her utterances due to their impact on her career and the industry, but before her life became this complicated, she was just one of two daughters born on the 26th of November 1988 to Michael J. Dick and Nicola Egerton Dick. She attended primary and high school like every other British child, attending Ditcham Park School.
The normalcy of her life was lost after she decided to pursue acting as a professional career at the age of 16. Acting had initially been a hobby she engaged in at the age of six because of her older sister, Sophia Egerton, by following her to the community’s local theatre. As she continued following in her sister’s footsteps, she came to fall in love with the art and decided to pursue it as a career. Despite passing her GCSEs with an impressive nine A-grades, Tamsin Egerton stuck to her guns to stick to pursue acting. It was the ultimate end to her relationship with formal education, choosing instead to attended modeling shoots.
Her determination in acting was not without reason as she had been found worthy and talented by the Royal Shakespeare Company just a year after she started working at the local community theatre. Tamsin Egerton was cast by the company to play Mary in its play, The Secret Garden. Her debut in front of the camera as an actress was in 2001 for The Mists of Avalon, where she played Young Morgaine. She followed it up with a role in Napoleon in 2002 as Betsy Balcombe.
In the early years of her career, she starred in a lot of television projects, especially miniseries of Period Pieces. Her perfection as an actress in a Period Pieces led her to perhaps her most important role yet, Guinevere in Camelot in 2011. Tamsin’s other TV projects include Psychobitches, Octavia, Money, Killing Jesus and a few others. In films, Tamsin Egerton biggest and most popular role has been as Chelsea Parker in St Trinian’s. Her film debut was as Holly Goodfellow in Keeping Mum.
Alongside being an actress, Tamsin continues to be a model having started the career as a teenager.
Tamsin Egerton’s Partner, Children
Tamsin Egerton has been in a couple of notable relationships, including one with Jamie Hendry, a theatre producer. However, she is currently in a relationship with Josh Harnett. Even though the couple isn’t married yet, they have been together since 2013. The lack of an official seal of marriage has not stopped the couple from raising a family of two children, who were born in December 2015 and August 2017. The couple currently resides in the UK along with their two children.
Tamsin is an actress today all because of her sibling, her older sister, Sophia Egerton. Ironically, she has been more successful than her sister as an actress. However, her sister, Sophia has starred in films like Star Gods of Terra and Cannibal Café.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Tamsin Egerton’s career might be chock full of appearances in her Period Pieces but she possesses an amazing body that fits right in the present day era. She stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches with a recorded weight of 55.7 kg. Her other body measurements are 34-24-33 inches for her chest, waist and hip size respectively. She also has blonde hair and hazel colored eyes.