PROFILE
Name:
Antonia Thomas
Birth Date:
November 3, 1986
Birth Place:
London, England, UK
Height:
5' 1" (1.55 m)
Nationality:
English
Profession:
Actress
BIOGRAPHY
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Misfits


Background:


English actress Antonia Thomas rose to prominence for portraying Alisha Daniels on the first three series of the E4 comedy/drama television series “Misfits” (2009-2011), from which she also nabbed a Golden Nymph nomination at the 2011 Monte-Carlo TV Festival. She also starred in the TV miniseries “Homefront” (2012) and played Yvonne in the 2013 film “Sunshine on Leith.”    


Skilled  Painter

Childhood and Family:

Antonia Thomas was born Antonia Laura Thomas on November 3, 1986, in London, England, UK. She is the daughter of English classical bass singer David Thomas. Her mother is a Jamaican. Antonia has two older sisters, Emma Jay, an actress, and Chloe Lucy, a journalist. A highly accomplished painter, she enrolled at the Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design before applying to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, where she got a BA in Acting in 2009. She was a member of  the National Youth Theatre.


Homefront

Career:

Shortly after graduating from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Antonia Thomas scored the  regular role of  Alisha Daniels on the science fiction/comedy/drama series “Misfits,” which premiered on E4 on November 12, 2009. She left the show in 2011 after the third series and was replaced by Nathan McMullen. She was nominated for Monte-Carlo TV Festival's Golden Nymph Award for Outstanding Actress - Drama Series for her performance on the show.

During her stint on the series, Thomas played Maddy in three episodes of the TV miniseries “The Deep” (2010) and played Sadie in the teen drama pilot “Stanley Park” (2010), which was produced for BBC Three and was broadcast on June 10, 2010. She also reprised her role as Alisha Daniels in “Misfits Erazer” (2011).     

In 2012, Thomas played the role of Tasha Raveley in “Homefront,” a six-episode mini-series which follows the lives of four army wives in the UK. The show also starred Warren Brown, George Costigan and Rosie Day. She appeared with Elliott Tittensor, Nico Mirallegro and Jordan Murphy in the British drama film “Spike Island” (2012) and starred as Adrienne in the British comedy film “8 minutes idle” (2012).

In 2013, Thomas was cast as Yvonne on the film adaptation of the hit play, “Sunshine on Leith,” opposite Jason Flemyng and George MacKay as Harry and Davy, respectively. Besides, she co-starred with Paul Schneider on the comedy film “Hello Carter,” which was released in the UK on October 12, 2013.

Thomas has completed filming the role of Steinmann on the upcoming science fiction film “Scintilla” (2013), for director Billy O'Brien, as well as the role of Alex on the short film “III Air” (2013). She also will play roles on the forthcoming films “Rearview” (with  Jamie Sives and Jay Simpson) and “Northern Soul” (2013, with Steve Coogan and Christian McKay).   


Awards:

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 Film fans pit Sunshine On Leith girl Antonia Thomas against hottest new stars of Hollywood
SP_COP - October 28, 2014 - www.standard.co.uk
Londoner Antonia Thomas will be up against rising stars from some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters after film fans fell for her performance in Sunshine On Leith.Thomas, 27, will compete against co-...
Antonia Thomas - Homefront
mrjinx - 04/06/13
1729 views, 1 replies
Antonia Thomas on The Musketeers series 2: 'I wear an awesome corset'
SP_COP - October 28, 2014 - www.digitalspy.co.uk
Antonia Thomas has hinted at what to expect from her guest spot on The Musketeers.The Scrotal Recall star will appear in series two of BBC One's swashbuckling Sunday night series."I've always wanted t...
Misfits movie has been shelved, says cast member Antonia Thomas
SP_COP - October 28, 2014 - www.digitalspy.co.uk
Misfits will likely not receive a movie spinoff, according to cast member Antonia Thomas.There had been reports over the last year that creator Howard Overman was working on a film that involved chara...
Misfits star Antonia Thomas cast in Channel 4's new comedy Scrotal Recall
SP_COP - October 28, 2014 - www.radiotimes.com
Antonia Thomas, best known for playing Alisha Daniels in E4 comedy-drama Misfits, is to star in new comedy Scrotal Recall, RadioTimes.com can exclusively reveal. The six-part series from Channel 4 fol...
The Musketeers series two: Colin Salmon and Misfits actress Antonia Thomas sign up for the swashbuckling drama
SP_COP - October 28, 2014 - www.mirror.co.uk
“[Colin] will bring wonderful charisma and sense of mystery to the role,” say show's executive producers Adrian Hodges and Jessica Pope Jun 12, 2014 00:01 By Danny Walker“[Colin] will bring wond...

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