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  • Ruth Wilson

    Born on January 13, 1982 in Ashford, Kent, England

awards & nominations

The Affair (2014)

Ruth Wilson as "Alison"

"The Affair" explores the emotional/psychological effects of two affairs. Young diner waitress Alison and her husband, rancher Cole, are struggling -- personally and financially -- in the wake of tragedy. Noah, a settled teacher and would-be novelist, is summering at his in-laws' Hamptons estate with his wife, Helen, and four kids. When Noah meets Alison, they begin an affair. For her, he's a welcome escape; for him, she's a pretty distraction. But, they could end two marriages -- one that's a bit shaky, the other that was on solid ground.

Golden Globe (2015) Won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama

Jane Eyre ()

Ruth Wilson as "Jane Eyre"

After surviving the cruel regime of a harsh charity school, orphan Jane becomes governess at Thornfield Hall in this dramatization of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel. Jane falls for her enigmatic master, but her peaceful existence is shattered when strange events in the night threaten danger.

Golden Globe (2008) Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

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