-Tanya Reynolds is a British actress best known for her portrayal of Lily in the comedy drama series “Sex Education”.
-She became interested in acting at the age of four and attended the Oxford School of Drama on a full scholarship.
-Her film roles include appearing in “For Love or Money”, “Lily Meets Charlie” and “Fanny Lye Deliver’d”.
-Tanya has been dating the British actor Freddie Fox since 2019.
-As of October 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $300,000.
Who is Tanya Reynolds, the actress who appeared in “Sex Education”?
Tanya Reynolds was born in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, on 4 November 1991 – her zodiac sign is Scorpio and she holds British nationality. She is an actress who is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Lily in the comedy drama series “Sex Education”, which was created by Laurie Nunn and stars Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson and Ncuti Gatwa. The story follows a teenager whose mother is a sex therapist, and who is now trying to start an underground sex therapy clinic at his high school – “Sex Education” has been airing since 2019, and has won two awards while it’s been nominated for 17 others.
Childhood and education
Tanya was raised as an only child in Hemel Hempstead by her mum who was a sign writer, and her dad who was a builder.
She became interested in acting at the age of four when she got to appear in her first play performed at her pre-school; she continued acting at both elementary and high school. Tanya was also physically very active while attending high school, as she played soccer and volleyball, and upon matriculation in 2009, she was offered a full scholarship from the Oxford School of Drama – she has stated in an interview how she wouldn’t have been able to pay for her tuition if she hadn’t received a scholarship. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2015.
Roles in movies
Tanya made her debut film appearance in 2014, when invited to appear in the short comedy “Civilised People” which starred Alexander Jeremy, Luke Manning and Paul G. Raymond, and the same year also saw her portray Lucy in the short drama “Introducing Lucy”, written and directed by Xenia Puiggros, and which starred Dominic Andersen, Sarah Kitchen and Sammy Moore – the story follows a teenage girl who is dreaming about becoming an actress!
Her following role in a film came five years later when she played Alexa in the comedy “For Love or Money” which was written and directed by Mark Murphy, and starred Robert Kazinsky and Samantha Barks.
The movie follows Mark who finds out that his fiancé is only dating him because she wants his money – it received mixed reviews. Later in 2019, Tanya starred as Lily in the short drama “Lily Meets Charlie” written and directed by Audrey Gagneux and which also starred Barry Ward and Richard Tate in the story of a man who meets his stepdaughter whom he abandoned over a decade before. Tanya’s following role was in the drama history thriller “Fanny Lye Deliver’d” written and directed by Thomas Clay, and which is about Fanny Lye living in 1657 Shropshire.
Three of Tanya’s most recent roles in movies have been in the 2019 short drama “The Delivery”, in which she starred as Jana Palmer, the 2020 romantic comedy “Emma” playing the supporting character Mrs Elton, and the 2020 fantasy film “Undergods” written and directed by Chino Moya.
She has recently been invited to star in the upcoming short drama “Second Skin”, which will also star Sheila Hancock and Priyanga Burford.
Roles in TV series
Tanya made her debut TV series appearance in 2017, when she portrayed Sally in three episodes of the crime drama mystery mini-series “Rellik”, created by Harry and Jack Williams and which starred Richard Dormer, Jodi Balfour and Kieran Bew.
It follows a team of detectives who are trying to capture a serial killer; it won one award while it was nominated for one other.
In 2017 as well, Tanya appeared in the episode “Of Lost Things” of the romantic drama “Outlander”, while the following year saw her play Pearl Marston in the episode “Murder from Above” of the comedy crime drama “Death in Paradise”. She went on to appear in a single episode of the comedy drama “The Bisexual”, before being invited to play Teresa Benelli, one of the lead characters in the comedy drama “Delicious” created by Dan Sefton, and which also starred Iain Glen, Dawn French and Emilia Fox. The series follows the personal and private lives of people living in the county of Cornwall.
Tanya’s most recent role in a TV series has been in the 2019 episode “Honour Amongst Thieves” of the crime drama “The Mallorca Files”, in which she portrayed Claire Taylor.
Love life and relationships
Tanya prefers to keep her personal matters to herself, but it has recently been revealed by the popular British publication “The Sun” that she is in a relationship with the British actor Freddie Fox. They met on the set of “Fanny Lye Deliver’d”, and it’s speculated that they started dating around the same time, but have kept the relationship a secret until just recently. Freddie might be best known for his roles in the 2010 biographical drama “Worried About the Boy”, the 2011 romantic action adventure movie “The Three Musketeers”, and the 2015 drama series “Cucumber”.
Tanya hasn’t talked about any other men she might have dated, while it is known that Freddie was in a relationship with the actress Tamzin Merchant, but they split in 2013 – it is also widely known that Freddie is bisexual. As of October 2020, Tanya is dating Freddie Fox, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Tanya is keen on reading, and has read over 100 books, while her favorite two related genres are science fiction and fantasy. She is keen on travelling, and her acting career has taken her to several US states, while she has also been around Europe, staying in cities such as Paris in France, Dubrovnik in Croatia and Barcelona in Spain – her dream travel destination is Venice in Italy.
Tanya likes to taste various cuisines and her favorite is Spanish.
She is a lover of animals, with horses being her favorite, but doesn’t have a pet as she wouldn’t have enough time to take proper care of it.
She has her own favorite actor and actress, whom are Brad Pitt and Cara Delevingne, and a few of her favorite movies are “Meet Joe Black”, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and “Mr. and Mrs Smith” – she also likes to watch TV series, and her favorite is “Stranger Things”.
Age, height and net worth
Tanya’s age is 28. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) and she weighs around 135lbs (62kgs).
As of October 2020, her net worth has been estimated at over $300,000.