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Dickinson Cast Ella Hunt's Career, Movies, & Family in 7 Interesting Facts

Dahlia Published On Thu Mar 19 2020   Modified On Tue Mar 24 2020
Dickinson Cast Ella Hunt's Career, Movies, & Family in 7 Interesting Facts

English actress Ella Hunt is well-recognized for her appearance in the film Intruders, Les Misérables, Robot Overlords, along with a lead role in Anna and the Apocalypse.

Before playing in the Apple TV+  television series Dickinson, Hunt had played Ellie Marsden in the comedy series Cold Feet. Here we will learn seven exciting facts of the actress. 

7. Ella Hunt: Age and Height

Ella Hunt, born on April 29, 1998, is currently 21 years old. Hunt is 5 feet and 5 inches tall (1.65 meters). 

6. Is Active on Instagram 

Ella Hunt has 46.3K followers on her Instagram account. Her Instagram username is @ellahunt. She joined twitter on September 2014. Her Twitter handle is @EllaHunt, and she has 8,824 followers. 

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Ella Hunt at the 'Dunkirk' world premiere. Source: Listal

If you want to keep yourself up to date with Ella's personal and professional life, you can follow her on her Instagram and Twitter account. 

5. Hunt Mother is a Former Actress

Ella Hunt's mother, Louise, worked as an actress in her early years; she later became a sculptor. But Ella's mother is not the only one who has stepped into realms of show business. Ella Hunt's older brother is also an artist who currently lives in Berlin. 

On the other hand, Ella Hunt's father, David Hunt, works as an art dealer. According to Prezi, Ella has not been in touch with her father since the age of 15. 

4. Hunt Debuted With a Horror Film 

The 21-years old actress debut movie Intruders is a Spanish-British supernatural horror film. In the movie, Hunt played as Ella Foster. Her work in the film helped Hunt to make a impact on her career. 

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Ella Hunt at Golden Heart Awards. Source: Pinterest

She immediately received an opportunity to show her acting chops in the Oscar-winning musical film Les Misérables. All in a period of one year. Surely, with such movies under her belt, Hunt's career is undoubtedly on the up and up. 

3. She Had a Recurring Role in Cold Feet

Hunt joined the comedy-drama television series Cold Feet cast in 2016. The show also happens to be her television show debut in which Hunt had a recurring role as Ellie Marsden. 

Apart from Hunt, actress Sylvie Briggs also portrayed the character of Ellie Marsden. The show completed its second run on February 17, 2020, after starting from September 5, 2016. Hunt appeared in altogether thirteen episodes of the series. 

2. She Has Worked with Hugh Jackman

The 21-years old actress worked with the X-Men franchise star Hugh Jackman in the epic historical period musical movie Les Misérables. 

Hunt is credited with the role of Turning Woman in the British Academy Film Awards winning musical movie. Moreover, Ella also sang the song Turning, which is used as the soundtrack of the movie.

Along with Jackman and Hunt, the movie had an ensemble cast as Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, Helena Bonham Carter, and Sacha Baron Cohen.

1. Hunt moved to New York for Dickinson

Ella Hunt stars as a close friend of the series main protagonist, Emily Dickinson, played by Hailee Steinfeld. Hunt character, Sue Gilbert, is based on the poet Susan Huntington Gilbert Dickinson. 

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Ella Hunt with co-star Hailee Steinfeld at the premiere for "Dickinson." Source: Zimbio

Though she is excited to appear on the show and make younger audiences acknowledge the hardship Emily Dickinson endured as a poet, she is anxious of moving to New York from her hometown in Devon, United Kingdom. 

In an interview with the WWD magazine, Hunt exclaimed, 

"It is terrifying going, ‘OK, I’m moving to New York,'. But I just had this kind of feeling of ‘I am 20, I have got this job, and let’s just make home there, build a life there.’ So I guess I feel like I am at the beginning of my life, basically.”

Along with Hunt, actors as Toby Huss, Jane Krakowski, Adrian Enscoe, and Anna Baryshnikov are featured in significant roles.