• Tuppence Middleton is an English actress, known for her roles in "Sense8" (2015-2018) and "The Current War" (2017).
• She grew up in Clevedon, Somerset and attended Bristol Grammar School and Arts Educational School in London.
• Her career began with roles in "Bones" (2008) and "Tormented" (2009).
• She then rose to prominence with roles in "The Imitation Game" (2014) and "Sense8" (2015-2018).
• She has a net worth of $4 million and is in a relationship with Swedish film director Mans Marlind.

Who is Tuppence Middleton?

Tuppence Middleton is an English actress, probably best known to the world as Riley Blue in the TV series “Sense8” (2015-2018) and as Mary Edison in the film “The Current War” (2017), in addition to several other prominent roles that she’s secured so far in her career.

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Tuppence Middleton Biography: Age, Childhood, and Education

Tuppence Middleton was born on 21 February 1987 in Bristol, England, the middle child of Tina and Nigel Middleton; she has an older sister Angel, and a brother named Josh.

Her name is her mother’s childhood nickname given to Tina by her mother and Tuppence’s grandmother. She grew up in Clevedon, Somerset, as a shy, geeky child at school, while she was the opposite at home.

Nevertheless, she took an interest in acting at an early age, and while at Bristol Grammar School, performed in several school plays, including Guys and Dolls. During high school, she also attended Stagecoach, a performing arts school in Portishead, after which she enrolled at the Arts Educational School in London, from which she earned an honors degree in acting.

Career Beginnings

Tuppence made her on-screen debut in 2008, in the role of Vera Waterhouse in the TV comedy crime-drama series “Bones”. The following year, she had her first break as Justine in the horror mystery film “Tormented”, about a bullied teenager who comes back from the dead with a plan to take on his classmates, with Alex Pettyfer, April Pearson and Dimitri Leonidas in the lead roles.

Tuppence co-starred in the fantasy comedy-drama film “Skeletons” (2010), with Ed Gaughan and Andrew Buckley as two exorcists who take away skeletons from people’s closets.

The next year, Tuppence starred in the short-drama film “Subculture”, while in 2012, she was Kate in the action crime-drama film “Cleanskin”, starring Sean Bean as a British secret service agent.

She continued her career with a few television roles, such as Gabrielle in the TV mini-series “Spies of Warsaw” in 2013, and Jem in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning TV sci-fi mystery-drama series “Black Mirror”.

The same year, she secured her first lead role as Micky in the mystery crime-drama film “Trap for Cinderella”, co-starring Alexandra Roach and Kerry Fox.

Rise to Prominence

Gradually, Tuppence was improving, and she started getting more prominent roles. In 2014 she made a couple of popular appearances, including as Helen in the Academy Award-winning biopic thriller drama “The Imitation Game” about English mathematical genius Alan Turing, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode.

2015 was a career-turning year for her – firstly she was selected for the role of Amelia Havisham in the TV fantasy drama series “Dickensian”, set in the part-fictional realm of Charles Dickens novels, co-starring Sophie Rundle and Alexandra Moen. Then she joined the main cast of the TV sci-fi mystery drama series “Sense8” as Riley Blue, co-starring Bae Doona, Jamie Clayton and Tina Desai.

The series follows a group of people who suddenly become linked mentally, and must survive while being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world. She starred in all 24 episodes until 2018, of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated series as Riley, a DJ who lives in London and is trying to leave the tragic past behind, which heavily increased her popularity.

To speak further of her success, in 2015, Tuppence portrayed Kalique Abrasax in the award-winning sci-fi action-adventure film “Jupiter Ascending”, written and directed by Lana and Lilly Wachowski, and starring Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis and Eddie Redmayne.

The next year, she starred as Helene in the TV mini-series “War & Peace”, with James Norton, Paul Dano and Lily James in the main roles, while in 2017, she was Mary Edison in the historical biopic “The Current War”, which depicts the race between Thomas A. Edison and George Westinghouse to perfect the electrical system, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Oliver Powel and Sophia Ally.

Two years later, Tuppence played Alwyn in the critically acclaimed comedy film “Fisherman’s Friends”, about ten fishermen from Cornwall who sign a recording contract with Universal Records, and land a top ten hit with their debut album entitled “Sea Shanties”, starring James Purefoy, Meadow Nobrega and David Hayman.

The same year, she starred as Aby in the award-winning mystery thriller film “Disappearance at Clifton Hill”, with Addison Tymec and Hannah Gross as her co-stars. Moreover, she played Lucy Smith in the film “Downton Abbey”, which is the continuation of the story of the popular TV series of the same name, and reprised the role in the sequel “Downton Abbey: A New Era” in 2022.

She was Claire Felix in the short-lived but critically acclaimed TV historical thriller-drama series “The Defeated” (2020), about an American cop who is sent to Berlin following the end of World War II, to help create a police force in the aftermath of the war.

The same year, she was Sara Mankiewicz, the wife of the legendary screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz in the biopic entitled “Mank”, on 1930’s Hollywood through Herman’s eyes, just before the completion of “Citizen Kane” screenplay, with Gary Oldman as the main star.

Most recently, Tuppence starred in the thriller mystery series “Our House” (2022), and is working on the upcoming horror film “Lord of Misrule”, in which she will co-star with Ralph Ineson and Matt Stokoe, directed by William Brent Bell, with screenplay by Tom de Ville.

On-Stage Roles

While attending Arts Educational School, Tuppence featured in several plays, including “Hay Fever” and “Cause Celebre” in 2007 and 2008, respectively.

In 2013, she was Rose Pemberton in the play “The Living Room”, performed at West End’s Jermyn Street Theatre. To speak further of her success in theaters, she played Jo in the play “The One” by Vicky Jones at Soho Theatre in 2018.

Net Worth

According to sources, Tuppence Middleton’s net worth is estimated at $4 million, as of early 2023.

Personal Life, Dating, Married, Children

Tuppence is very private about her life. however, a few details have emerged since she attained world fame. According to sources, she dated figurative painter Robert Fry from 2016 to 2019.

She gave birth to her first child with her partner, Swedish film director Mans Marlind; the couple doesn’t live together, but share time between London and Stockholm. They’ve recently been  spotted in London, taking their child out for a stroll.

Tuppence has suffered from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) since she was 12, since when she’s developed obsessive mental counting, and has been said to struggle with her self-imposed daily routine.

Moreover, she has emetophobia, which is a fear of vomiting.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Tuppence Middleton has dark brown hair and hazel eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.7m), weighs approximately 125lbs (56kgs), with vital statistics of 34-24-35, and bra size 32B.


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