Kelly Reilly Biography
Jessica Kelly Siobhan Reilly is an English actress. She was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for her performance in After Miss Julie at the Donmar Warehouse. Her film and TV credits include Eden Lake, Sherlock Holmes, and Yellowstone.
How old is Kelly Reilly?- Age
The English actress is 43 years old as of 18th July 2020. She was born in 1977 in Chesington, United Kingdom.
Who are Kelly Reilly Parents? – Father and Mother
The English actress was born and raised as the daughter of a hospital receptionist mother and Jack Kelly, a retired police officer. Her grandparents are Irish.
Kelly Reilly Education
The English actress attended Tolworth Girls’ School in Kingston, where she studied drama for GCSE.
Who is Kelly Reilly Married to? – Spouse
The actress is a married lady. She is married to Kyle Baugher, a financier, in 2012. She was once in a relationship with actor Jonah Lotan from 2007 to 2009and it did not end well. She don’t have children yet but she is happily married and they are still together with her husband.
Kelly Reilly Career
The English actress wrote to the producers of the television drama prime suspect to ask for work, and six months later she auditioned for a role in an episode of Prime Suspect 4: Inner circle, which was broadcast on ITV on 7 May 1995.
In 1996, she appeared in an episode for Carlton UK Television period drama series “Bramwell” playing a young, disturbed wife, Kathleen Le Saux. Six years later, she appeared alongside Helen Mirren in the film Last Orders.
Her first professional role was followed by a series of parts on the English stage. She worked with Terry Johnson in four productions: Elton John’s Glasses (1997), The London Cuckolds (1998), The Graduate (2000) and Piano/Forte (2006).
Johnson wrote Piano/Forte for her and said, “Kelly is possibly the most natural, dyed-in-the-wool, deep-in-the-bone actress I’ve ever worked with.” By 2000, she felt she was being typecast in comedy roles, and actively sought out a role as the young Amy in Last Orders, directed by Fred Schepisi. This was followed by a role in the Royal Court’s 2001 rerun of Sarah Kane’s Blasted. The Times called her “theatrical Viagra”.
In 2002, the actress starred alongside Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris as Wendy, an English Erasmus Student, in the French comedy L’Auberge espagnole. She reprised her role in the 2005 sequel, Les Poupees russes and the 2013 follow-up, Casse-tête chinois. Also in 2005, she had roles in such films as Mrs Henderson presents and Pride & prejudice.
Reilly’s first lead role came in 2008 in the horror film, Eden Lake and, in 2009, she had a high-profile role on prime-time British television in Above suspicion. The actress also appeared in three major films: sherlock Holmes, Triage, and Me and Orson Welles. In 2011, she reprised her role as Mary Watson.
In 2012, the actress appeared opposite Sam Rockwell in A Single Shot and had a leading role in Robert Zemeckis’ Flight opposite Denzel Washington.
In 2014, she starred with Greg Kinnear in the film Heaven is for real and in the John Michael McDonagh film Calvary. The same year, Reilly starred in the short-lived ABC series, Black Box, as Catherine Black, a famed neuroscientist who explores and solves the mysteries of the brain while hiding her own bipolar disorder from the world.
In 2015, the actress starred in the second season of the television series True Detective as Jordan Semyon, the wife of Vince Vaughn’s character, Frank Semyon. The same year, she made her Broadway debut opposite Clive Owen and Eve Best in Harold Pinter’s play Old Times at the American Airlines Theatre. In 2016, she had a supporting role in The Take.
In 2017, the actress played the Celtic Queen Kerra, confronting the Roman Invasion of Britain in Sky TV’s series, Britannia. She was cast in the leading-female role in the sweeping Western-style U.S. series Yellowstone, a Paramount Network drama that debuted on 20 June 2018. Reilly played Beth Dutton, daughter to John Dutton, played by Kevin Costner. Reilly’s and Costner’s characters are constantly at war with several outside parties who want to gain control of the Duttons’ family land.
Kelly Reilly Net worth
The American actress has an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of 2021.