Kathryn Prescott

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Kathryn Prescott
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Prescott at London Fashion Week in 2010
Born (1991-06-04) 4 June 1991 (age 31)
OccupationActress
Years active2008–present
Relatives Megan Prescott (twin sister)

Kathryn Prescott (born 4 June 1991) is an English actress, best known for her roles as Emily Fitch on the E4 teen drama series Skins (2009–2010) and the titular character in the MTV teen drama Finding Carter (2014–2015).

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Career

In July 2008, Prescott and twin sister Megan appeared in an episode of soap opera Doctors , playing twin sisters Amy and Charlotte Wilcox in "Dare, Double Dare, Truth". [1] [2] Beginning in early 2009, Prescott played Emily Fitch in series 3, 4 and 7 of Skins, with characters known as the "second generation". [1] Prescott stated on her official website in March 2010 that she had a role in the pilot of Goth. [3] Prescott starred as Carter Stevens/Lyndon Wilson on MTV'S Finding Carter . She then, in 2019 appeared in the movie A Dog's Journey as CJ.

Personal life

Kathryn was born in Palmers Green, London, England. She is six minutes older than her twin sister, Megan. In providing her "Top Ten Playlist" on the Skins official website, Prescott named Röyksopp, The Cardigans and Metallica as her favourite music. [4] In response to a fan's question on her official website, Prescott revealed that she would prefer to not label herself regarding her sexuality, and "does not think people are defined by their sexuality", suggesting that "it doesn't change who you are as a person". [5] [6] Following another question, she revealed that while she is not "strictly" a vegetarian, she is wary of what meat she consumes. [7]

On 7 September 2021, Prescott was struck by a truck while crossing the street in Brooklyn, and suffered serious injuries, including a fractured pelvis, legs, a foot, and a hand. [8] [9] On 1 October 2021, her sister Megan, revealed Kathryn had been released from hospital and was recovering at home. [10] Prescott's sister was initially denied emergency entry to the United States, due to travel restrictions put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19, despite providing evidence of vaccination and a negative test as well as her sister's medical records, but the decision was ultimately reversed after Prescott went public about the ordeal. [11]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2014VargulfGraceShort film
2014InsomaHomeless GirlShort film
2014DregsZoeShort film
2014Counting BackwardsKellyShort film
2014 The Hive Katie
2015SkeletonsHolly MorganShort film
2017 Fun Mom Dinner Zoe
2017 To the Bone Anna
2018Dear YouShort film; also director, writer and executive producer
2018 Dude Chloe
2018FormaldehydeErinShort film
2019 A Dog's Journey Adult CJ
2019 Polaroid Bird Fitcher
2019JaneShort film; also director, writer and executive producer
2021EllaJulesShort film

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2008 Doctors Amy WilcoxEpisode: "Dare, Double Dare, Truth"
2009–2010 Skins Emily Fitch Main role (seasons 3–4); 16 episodes; season 7 episodes 1-2
2011 Monroe JenniferEpisode #1.04
2012 Casualty Ruby BealeEpisode: "Duty of Care"
2012 Bedlam CassEpisode: "Pool of Tears"
2013 Being Human Natasha Episode: "No Care, All Responsibility"
2013 Skins Fire Emily FitchMain role; two-part feature-length episode: "Skins"
2014 Reign PenelopeRecurring role; 4 episodes
2014–2015 Finding Carter Carter Stevens / Lyndon WilsonLead role; 36 episodes
2015 The Dovekeepers AzizaGuest role; 2 episodes
2017 24: Legacy Amira DudayevRecurring role; 6 episodes
2017–2019 The Son Young IngridRecurring role
2019 Robot Chicken VariousVoice role; episode: "Hermie Nursery in: Seafood Sensation"
2019 Tell Me a Story SusieRecurring role
2021 The Rookie Linda Charles / Katerina AntonovEpisode: "Red Hot"
2022 New Amsterdam Vanessa BloomRecurring role; 7 episodes

Music videos

YearTitleArtistRole
2013"Love Bites" The Midnight Beast Zombie Girlfriend

Video games

YearTitleRoleNotes
2020 Dota Underlords AnessixVoice role

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