Eliza Bennett

Last updated on the 27 March 2024 by Evandrus

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Mini Biography

Born: 17 March 1992, Reading, Berkshire, England. 

Eliza Bennett’s dedication to her craft led her to pursue higher education in the field of performing arts. She attended the prestigious Sylvia Young Theatre School in London, where she received formal training and guidance. This education laid a solid foundation for her future career in the industry.

In 2004, Bennett made her breakthrough in the film industry with her role as Meggie Folchart in the fantasy adventure “Inkheart.” Her portrayal of the brave and resourceful book-loving Meggie garnered critical acclaim and introduced her to a wider audience.

Continuing her success, Bennett landed the lead role of Rosalind in the romantic comedy “The Prince and Me: The Elephant Adventure” in 2010.

Bennett’s biggest television role came in the form of “Sweet/Vicious,” a critically acclaimed MTV series in which she portrayed the complex and empowering character of Jules Thomas.

In addition to her acting career, Bennett is also a talented singer. She has showcased her vocal abilities through various projects, including her appearance in the popular musical film “Les Misérables” in 2012.


Suggested viewing


Inkheart (2008)

Ink heart poster

Bftv 8.5 / IMDb 6.1

“Inkheart” is a captivating fantasy adventure film based on the novel by Cornelia Funke. It follows the story of Meggie Folchart, whose father possesses the power to bring characters from books to life. As they navigate a dangerous journey in a world where fiction and reality collide, they must face the consequences of this extraordinary gift.

Top cast: Brendan Fraser, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Jim Broadbent, Rafi Gavron, Andy Serkis, Sienna Guillory.


From Time to Time (2009)

From Time to Time poster

Bftv 8.0 / IMDb 6.7

Young Tolly finds himself sent to stay with his eccentric grandmother, Mrs. Oldknow, during World War II. While exploring the vast and mysterious Green Knowe estate, he uncovers an extraordinary ability to travel between the present and the past, encountering his ancestors and unraveling a century-old family mystery.

Top cast: Alex Etel, Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Eliza Bennett, Carice van Houten, Dominic West, Timothy Spall, Pauline Collins, Kwayedza Kureya, Harriet Walter, Rachel Bell, Christopher Villiers.


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Sylvia Young Theatre School


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