About Lisa Dillon
Lisa Dillon is an English actress from the United Kingdom.
She has been working in theater, television, and movies. She has also been on the radio.
Lisa Dillon began her studies at Bournemouth School and from there, went on to study English literature and drama at Royal Holloway. She was awarded a Jack Tinker Award for being a promising newcomer in the industry.
Lisa Dillon Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Lisa Dillon’s net worth?
Lisa Dillon has a net worth of $1.5 million.
How much does Lisa Dillon earn per year?
There is no official information on the annual salary of Lisa Dillon. Her net worth is around $1.5 million.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Lisa Dillon?
Lisa Dillon is around 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) tall.
How old is Lisa Dillon?
Since Lisa Dillon was born in England in 1979, so she is 42-43 years old as of 2022.
Childhood And Education
Lisa Dillon was born as Lisa Stawiarski in Coventry, England in 1979. Dillon attended the Bournemouth School for Girls and left in 1997. She started a degree in English literature and drama at Royal Holloway, University of London but dropped out after being accepted to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. The skills Dillon acquired at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Holloway University of London helped her to excel as an actress.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Lisa Dillon dating?
It is not known who Lisa Dillon is dating.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
England-born Lisa Dillon has participated in numerous RADA plays including William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' and 'The Tempest', John Whiting's 'The Devils', John Webster's 'The Devil's Law Case', Leah Napolin's 'Yentl', and J. M. Synge's 'The Playboy Of The Western World'. Her first theatrical employment after graduating was as the title character in Euripides' 'Iphigeneia In Aulis' at Sheffield's Crucible Theater.
She went on to play Hilda Wangel in Henrik Ibsen's 'The Master Builder' at the Albery Theater (now the Noël Coward Theater) in London. She played Desdemona in 'Othello' with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
She was cast in Ibsen's 'Hedda Gabler' as Thea and Tennessee Williams' 'Period Of Adjustment'.
In February 2007, Dillon returned to the Crucible to portray Celia in Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' and Varya in Chekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard' in March. She later appeared in revivals of Noel Coward's 'Present Laughter' and 'The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other' at the National Theater. She also performed in Anna Mackmin's 2008 West End production of David Eldridge's 'Under The Blue Sky'.
Lisa Dillon appeared in 'When The Rain Stops Falling' at the Almeida in 2009, and 'Design For Living' and its sequel play 'A Flea In Her Ear' at the Old Vic in 2010. Eldridge wrote Lucy's character in 'The Knot Of The Heart', which premiered at the Almeida in March 2011, expressly for Dillon. In 2013, she appeared in 'Happy New' with Joel Samuels and William Troughton in London's West End.
Lisa Dillon appeared as Moll Cutpurse in 'The Roaring Girl' with the RSC in 2014. She played the title role in Howard Davies's 'Hapgood' at the Hampstead Theater in December 2015.
Lisa Dillon is most remembered for her portrayal of Mary Smith in the BBC One series 'Cranford', in which she co-starred with Imelda Staunton, Michael Gambon, Judi Dench, and Jim Carter. She also appeared in the BBC drama 'Cambridge Spies' in 2003 and the TV film 'Hawking' in 2004. In fall 2011, she starred in 'The Jury' on ITV, and in March 2012, she starred in an episode in 'Dirk Gently' on BBC Four, where she played Melinda.
Lisa Dillon's filmography includes the 2003 film 'Bright Young Things', directed by Stephen Fry. Dillon collaborated with Tim Arnold, a British singer-songwriter, on his song 'She's Made A Gentleman Of Me' (2008).
On March 9, 2011, Lisa Dillon read for BBC Radio 4's afternoon reading show 'Jemima Gets Them Guessing', a Jarvis and Ayres adaptation of Hilda Richards' 1939 story.
Lisa Dillon also played Honey Rider in 'Dr. No', Tilly Masterson in 'Goldfinger', Tracy Draco in 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service', and Tiffany Case in 'Diamonds Are Forever'. She then played Patricia Fearing in 'Thunderball', a Jarvis and Ayres production for BBC Radio 4.
What awards has Lisa Dillon won?
Lisa Dillon was nominated for the Evening Standard Award for Outstanding Newcomer Of The Year in 2003 for her portrayal in Ibsen's 'The Master Builder'. That performance in 'The Master Builder,' helped her win the Ian Charleson Award. She also won a Jack Tinker Award for being a promising newcomer.
Lisa Dillon’s Hobbies And Interests
- Lisa Dillon likes to read, travel and do photography.
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