Actress best known for her starring role as Rebekah Mikaelson on The CW's The Originals. She is also notable for her portrayal of Korr Sella in the 2015 feature film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Her other credits include Legends of Tomorrow and Of Kings and Prophets.
Before launching her screen acting career, she earned degrees in Anthropology and Archaeology from the University of Oxford.
In 2015, she went into production for the upcoming ABC series Of Kings And Prophets.
The daughter of theatre actors, she grew up in England and acted in numerous stage plays during her youth.
She and Joseph Morgan are both known for their work in The Originals.