Freya Mavor

Freya Mavor

Freya Mavor(born 13 August 1993) is a Scottish actress and model. She is best known for playing Mini McGuinness in the E4 teen dramaSkins.

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 Freya Mavor's Early life

Mavor's mother is Irish , and has some Danish ancestry.

Her first acting experience was in school productions of Shakespeare ’sThe Tempestas Mirandaand in The Merchant of Venice prior to a stint in the National Youth Theatre.

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 Freya Mavor's Career

She described her character as "quite a feisty and witty figure, but she doesn't really think about the consequences of her actions".For her role, she was nominated for Best Actress at the TV Choice Awards 2012.

She also won the Fashion Icon of the Year Award at the 2011 Scottish Fashion Awards.

Sunshine on Leith, an adaptation of a stage musical based on the lyrics of The Proclaimers , first screened at TIFF 2013 .In 2015, she starred in Joann Sfar 's French filmThe Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun(La Dame dans l'auto avec des lunettes et un fusil) alongside Benjamin Biolay and Italian actor Elio Germano .

Later that year, she joined Will Merrick in stage productionBoysat the Arcola Theatre in London .Mavor's next television role was in Channel 4 historical miniseriesNew Worlds. She played Jamie Dornan 's love interest in a 17th-century story set in England.

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 Freya Mavor's Personal life

FHM's100 World's Sexiest Women 2012.In 2013, Screen International named her as one of the UK Stars of Tomorrow.

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 Freya Mavor's Filmography


2011 Disco Girl in Queue
2013 Hamburger Girl
Not Another Happy Ending Nicola Ball
Sunshine on Leith Liz Henshaw
2015 The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun Dany
2016 The Sense of an Ending Filming


YearTitleRoleNotesForeign dubbing
2011–2012 Skins Mini McGuinness E4series, 18 episodes
Nominated —TV ChoiceAward for Best Actress
2013 The White Queen Princess Elizabeth of York BBC Oneseries, 3 episodes French :Anne Tilloy ;Italian :Letizia Ciampa
German :Julia Stoepel
Casting(s) Canal+sitcom
2014 New Worlds Beth Fanshawe 4 episodes


2013 Boys Sophie Arcola Theatre

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 Freya Mavor's References

  1. "Freya Mavor interview". SkinsFansite. 19 January 2011. 
  2. "Freya Mavor Skins Actress". Scotsman. 27 January 2011. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  3. "The new star of Skins - Freya". SkinsFansite. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  4. Daphne Lockyer (22 February 2014). "The world according to Freya: Meet the young actress who has stepped up from teen soap to serious drama". Retrieved 13 April 2015. 
  5. "Freya Mavor". 25 June 2014. Retrieved 13 April 2015. 
  6. "10 things you need to know about Freya Mavor". InstyleUK. February 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  7. Leonard, Sue (2012) In Tune with the Times The Sunday Times, Retrieved 8 March 2014
  8. News of the World: Now I am a Freya woman
  9. Christie, Janet (27 July 2013)Freya Mavor: ‘The best female characters are mad’ The Scotsman, Retrieved 8 March 2014
  10. "Mini menace". thesun. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  11. Channel 4: Freya Mavor plays Mini
  12. "Nominations TV Choice Awards 2012". tvchoicemagazine. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  13. Vogue: Skins actress Freya Mavor for Pringle of Scotland
  14. STV News: Fashion Icon Freya Mavor talks style secrets
  15. "Shooting begins in Glasgow on Not Another Happy Ending". Screendaily. 
  16. Kemp, Stuart (5 Nov 2012). "The Proclaimers Musical Adaptation 'Sunshine on Leith' Begins Filming". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 16 Nov 2012. 
  17. Lemercier, Fabien (27 October 2014). "La Dame dans l'auto avec des lunettes et un fusil in post-production". Cineuropa. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  18. "The White Queen, a new ten-part drama for BBC One". BBC. 31 Aug 2012. Retrieved 18 Jul 2013. 
  19. Jeffery, Morgan (7 Oct 2013). "Will Merrick, Freya Mavor on new play 'Boys', 'Skins' and what's next". Digital Spy. Retrieved 15 Oct 2013. 
  20. "Young cast announced for New Worlds". ScreenTerrier. 19 Jul 2013. Retrieved 20 Jul 2013. 
  21. "Freya Mavor Credits". hamiltonhodell. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  22. Gold, Adam (2 May 2012). "100 sexiest women in the world 2012". FHM. Retrieved 6 May 2012. 
  23. "Screen unveils 2013 UK Stars of Tomorrow"
  24. "Disco short film". IMDb Pro. Retrieved 28 August 2012. 
  25. "Hamburger, short film with Freya Mavor". youtube. Retrieved 18 Jul 2013. 
  26. Lockyer, Daphne (23 February 2014) The world according to Freya:... The Daily Mail, Retrieved 8 March 2014

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