Has a British father and American mother, the latter helping her in her role as an American on Any Human Heart (2010). Also sings in bands and plays the oboe.
Attended the Chelsea College of Art and Design where she completed her Foundation Course.
Attended and graduated from the University of Cambridge where she studied English.
Graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, England (2009).
Is a citizen of both the United Kingdom and the United States.