India de Beaufort

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India de Beaufort
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de Beaufort in 2016
Born
India Beaufort Lloyd

(1987-06-27) 27 June 1987 (age 33)
Other namesIndia Beau
OccupationActress, singer-songwriter
Years active1996–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2015)
Children1

India de Beaufort (born India Beaufort Lloyd; 27 June 1987) is a British actress and singer-songwriter.

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Early life

De Beaufort is of British, Indian and French background. [1] [2] She attended Esher College in Surrey, England. [3]

Career

In 1994, de Beaufort appeared in a music video, "Every Woman Knows", for the artist Lulu, and in 1996 had a brief appearance as an orphan child in an episode of Penelope Keith's Next of Kin .

In 2002, aged 15, de Beaufort signed to Entertainment Rights as a singer-songwriter and actress, In the same year she was cast as a principal character in the BAFTA nominated The Basil Brush Show as India Beau. De Beaufort went on to shoot three seasons with the show, and also performed as a featured artist on the Christmas single "Boom Boom, Its Basil Brush". The song remained on the UK Singles Chart for two weeks at position 44. [4] During India's time with the cast of the CBBC sitcom, India performed at Proms in the Park and took part in a nationwide tour.

In 2006, de Beaufort was cast as Maya in Simon Pegg's Run Fatboy Run , directed by David Schwimmer. She has said in many interviews that this production switched her path from singer to actress. [5] The following year she became the face of US makeup line Me by Mezhgan, created by the head of American Idol 's make up department, Mezhgan Hussainy. [6] In 2008, de Beaufort was cast as the pagan warrior Aneka in BBC/Comedy Central parody series, Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire . The comedy was shot in Budapest, Hungary. [7]

In 2009, de Beaufort joined the cast of The CW teen drama series One Tree Hill as Miranda Stone during the seventh season.

From 2010 to 2012, de Beaufort played India Jourdain in the ABC Family comedy-drama series Jane by Design . The series was cancelled after one season. She later had the recurring roles in Necessary Roughness and Chicago P.D. She also guest starred on Chuck , How I Met Your Mother , Castle and The Night Shift . From 2014 to 2017, de Beaufort did her first voice role as Clover in the Netflix show All Hail King Julien .

In 2015, de Beaufort was cast as Jules Jackman in the ABC prime-time television soap opera Blood & Oil . [8] In 2016, de Beaufort was cast in recurring roles on Younger and NCIS: Los Angeles . She also guest starred on 2 Broke Girls . In 2017, de Beaufort joined the cast of Veep . She was also cast in the ABC pilot The Gospel of Kevin, later changed to Kevin (Probably) Saves the World ; it was picked up to series and premiered on 3 October 2017.

In 2020 around the time of the 2020 presidential election, de Beaufort released her single, Crack to support the pussy grabs back movement.

Personal life

On 29 August 2015, de Beaufort married actor Todd Grinnell. [9] Their son was born on 25 May 2018. [10]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2007 Run Fatboy Run Maya Goshdashtidar
2015The Better HalfDinaPost-production

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1996 Next of Kin Deprived YoungsterEpisode: "The Theme Park"
2003–05 The Basil Brush Show IndiaRecurring role, 21 episodes
2009 Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire Aneka6 episodes
2009–10 One Tree Hill Miranda StoneRecurring role, 12 episodes
2011 Chuck JasmineEpisode: "Chuck Versus Agent X"
2012 Jane by Design India JourdainMain role, 17 episodes
2013 Necessary Roughness India3 episodes
2013 How I Met Your Mother SophiaEpisode: "Knight Vision"
2014 Chicago P.D. Layla Roslyn3 episodes
2014–2017 All Hail King Julien Clover and CrimsonVoice
2015 Castle Taylor McKinleyEpisode: "I, Witness"
2015 The Night Shift FarrahEpisode: "Darkest Before Dawn"
2015 Blood & Oil Jules JackmanSeries regular, 10 episodes
2016 Younger RadhaRecurring role
2016–2019 NCIS: Los Angeles Alexandra Reynolds4 episodes
2017–2019 Veep Brie Ramachandran6 episodes
2017 Kevin (Probably) Saves the World Kristin AllenMain role
2018 New Looney Tunes Foxy FoxworthVoice, Episode: "Undercover Bunny"
2019–2020 One Day at a Time AveryRecurring role
2019 Modern Family Dr. SinghEpisode: "A Moving Day"
2020–present It's Pony Helen BramleyVoice
2020 Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist JessicaRecurring role

Video games

YearTitleVoice role
2015 Infinite Crisis Arcane Supergirl

Discography

Singles

YearTitle
2020"Crack"

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  9. India de Beaufort (25 May 2018). "....I've been your wife for two years today. I've been your partner for almost 9 years. The happiest years of my life. I love you @toddgrinnell ❤️❤️❤️ I love you. I love you. I love you". Instagram . Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  10. India de Beaufort (25 May 2018). "Forever Changed ❤️ Our son. Crosby James Beaufort-Grinnell. One week old. Life is magic ❤️ P.s We know he's kind of hidden... We aren't ready to share him yet ❤️ we're not even sure we ever will be... but we wanted to share his arrival. @toddgrinnell and I are so so grateful for all the love and well wishes. He is everything ❤️". Instagram . Retrieved 11 June 2018.