Olivia Vinall is an English/Belgian actress known for her roles in Apple Tree Yard (2017), The Woman in White (2018) and as Detective Matilda Stone in Queens of Mystery in 2019.
Olivia Vinall was born in Brussels, Belgium and spent her childhood between London, Brussels, and Washington DC, due to her father's work as a diplomat; Her mother was a teacher.
Early life & Education
Vinall lived most of her early life in Belgium, attending secondary school there, moving to Washington DC for five years. As an adult, Vinall studied drama at the University of East Anglia, where she graduated with a First Class BA (Hons) Degree Drama before going on to Drama Studio London, for post-graduate experience. Vinall has performed at the National Student Drama Festival and is an NSDF alumna.
Details about her love life are not yet known.
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In 2010, Vinall's first appearance on stage was in a production of Romeo and Juliet. Further theatre work 2013 included playing Desdemona in Othello, and in 2014, Vinall starred as Cordelia in Sam Mendes's King Lear at The Royal National Theatre.
In 2015, Vinall took centre stage again at National Theatre Live in Tom Stoppard's play The Hard Problem as Hilary.
TV & Film
Olivia's first television appearance was as Cassie Lock in the episode Cupcakes in Doctors in 2011. In 2016, Vinall starred as the heroine Juliette in the Rock musical Gutterdämmerung alongside many rock legends like Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, Lemmy and Slash.
In 2017, Vinall starred in the BBC's Apple Tree Yard, where she played Carrie alongside Emily Watson. In 2018, Vinall starred in the arthouse Amma Asante directed romantic war drama film Where Hands Touch playing Hermine, a Jewish girl in Nazi Germany, alongside Abbie Cornish and Christopher Eccleston.
In the same year Olivia played two characters; asylum patient Anne Catherick and also Laura Fairlie in Wilkie Collins’ BBC period drama The Woman in White, alongside Charles Dance.
In 2019, Vinall took lead role as Detective Matilda Stone in three episodes of the Acorn TV comedy-drama murder-mystery series Queens of Mystery.
Vinall takes lead role as Sophie in Hermione Sylvester directed short film Fuel which has its international premiere at the 2020 Arrow London FrightFest Film Festival, an event which is being held online in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vinall plays the role of Julia Blythe, the Private Secretary to the Prime Minister (played by Helen McCrory) in the BBC political thriller television series Roadkill in 2020.