Vanessa Kirby biography

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Vanessa Kirby

Date of Birth: April 18, 1989

Vanessa Kirby is known for her portrayal of Princess Margaret in the acclaimed Network series The Crown. Since then, she also played the role of White Widow in Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) opposite Tom Cruise.

Vanessa grew up in Wimbledon, a district of London, England, where she was able to hear the exchanges made during tennis matches played on the famous turf field.

Her film debut came with the role of Jane in the romantic drama Love/Loss (2010). The following year, she played two roles on television, on episodes of the drama series The Hour and as Estella, a lead role on the BBC miniseries The Great Expectations.

In 2013, she joined the cast of Richard Curtis' romantic comedy About Time , starring Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson. Also on the big screen, she took a role in the Wachowskis' Jupiter Ascending (2015) alongside Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis. She also joined Jake Gyllenhaal as part of the expedition Everest (2015).

For her role as Princess Margaret in 17 episodes of Netflix's award-winning original series The Crown, she earned several nominations—including an Emmy award nomination. After being nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress on TV in 2017, she won the award in 2018.

Vanessa's star continues to rise—following her role in Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) opposite Tom Cruise, she played Hattie Shaw, the sister of Jason Statham's character in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019), also starring Dwayne Johnson.

Her work on stage has not gone unnoticed, with her playing roles in several acclaimed productions, including A Streetcar Named Desire with Ben Foster. In 2016, Variety magazine described her as "the outstanding stage actress of her generation, capable of the most unexpected choices."

Vanessa Kirby Filmography


Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Genre:  Action/Adventure
Running Time:  147 min.
Release Date: July 27, 2018
DVD: December 4, 2018
Blu-ray: December 4, 2018
VOD: November 20, 2018
Digital: November 20, 2018
Netflix: May 20, 2019

Current rating: Rating: 3.95
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Cast: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris, Angela Bassett, Vanessa Kirby, Michelle Monaghan, Alec Baldwin, Wes Bentley, Frederick Schmidt, Kristoffer Joner, Wolf Blitzer