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Bio For: Lucy Boynton
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LUCY BOYNTON (Mary Austin) is a rising talent whose affable poise and enigmatic performances are making an indelible mark across entertainment.

In addition to Bohemian Rhapsody, Boynton can be seen this fall in Gareth Evans' period thriller Apostle, opposite Dan Stevens and Michael Sheen. The film follows a man who travels to a remote island and attempts to rescue his sister after she's kidnapped by a religious cult.

Currently, Boynton is in production on The Politician, the hour-long series created by Ryan Murphy. The series for Netflix will be produced by Fox 21 Television Studios.

Most recently, Boynton was seen in Kenneth Branagh's Murder on the Orient Express, starring Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and Dame Judi Dench. Adapted from the book by Agatha Christie, the film follows a lavish train ride through Europe that quickly unfolds into the thrilling mystery of 13 strangers stranded on a train. Additionally, she starred in Lisa Rubin's Netflix series Gypsy, opposite Naomi Watts. The series follows the journey of Jean Holloway (Watts), a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives. Boynton portrays Allison, a 19-year-old patient of Jean's who has recently dropped out of school to support her addiction and is hiding this secret from her mother.

Previously, Boynton was seen in Danny Strong's J.D. Salinger biopic Rebel In The Rye, alongside Nicholas Hoult, Kevin Spacey and Sarah Paulson. The film is an adaptation of Kenneth Slawenski's biography, J.D. Salinger: A Life. It follows the legendary and secretive author through his life, ultimately leading to the birth of his iconic novel The Catcher In The Rye.

Last year, she had Polly Steele's Let Me Go, with Juliet Stevenson and Johdi May. Developed from Helga Schneider's true-life story, the film explores the effect on Schneider's (Stevenson) life when she was abandoned by her mother in 1941 at four years old. Later, Schneider receives a letter telling her that her mother is close to death, so she must journey to Vienna to say her last goodbyes. Accompanied by her granddaughter (Boynton), this journey unravels the darkest of their family's secrets.

Previously Boynton was seen in Osgood Perkins' horror film, The Blackcoat's Daughter, opposite Emma Roberts and Kiernan Shipka. When both of their parents mysteriously fail to turn up, two girls (Boynton and Shipka) are stranded at their boarding school over winter break, only to realize they are not alone, but in the company of a very dark presence.

Boynton marked her breakthrough as the female lead in John Carney's Sing Street, opposite Ferdia WalshPeelo. The story follows a boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s where he escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the girl he likes (Boynton). The film got rave reviews and received a Golden Globe nomination in the category of Best Motion Picture for a Musical or Comedy.

Her first feature film role was as young Beatrix Potter in Chris Noonan's Miss Potter, for which she received a nomination for Best Supporting Young Actress in a Feature Film at the Young Artist Awards.

Additional film credits include the BBC production of Ballet Shoes, opposite Dame Eileen Atkins, Victoria Wood and Emma Watson; Osgood Perkins' I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House, opposite Ruth Wilson and Bob Balaban; Caradog Jame's Don't' Knock Twice; Neville Pierce's Lock In, Ron Maxwell's US Civil War drama Copperhead; Philip Martin's MO; and Ryan Vernav's Hymn To Pan.

On the small screen, Boynton is known for her role of Angelica Bell, daughter of artist Vanessa Bell and niece of Virginia Woolf, in the BBC Two three-part drama about the Bloomsbury Group, Life In Squares. She is also known for her role as Margaret Dashwood in the three-part BBC production of Sense & Sensibility, adapted by BAFTA-winning writer Andrew Davies, opposite Dominic Cooper and Dan Stevens. Boynton was also seen in Law & Order UK, Endeavour, Lewis, and Channel 4's BAFTA-nominated series Borgia.

In 2012, Boynton also starred in Saint Raymond's music video for his debut song Fall At Your Feet. Boynton was born in New York and raised in London, where she currently resides today.

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