British actress Antonia Thomas made her name through 'Misfit'

By: Ross Reilly  |   | 

A graduate of National Youth Theater Antonia Thomas owes a huge debt to the institute for carving her career. “Training with NYT was absolutely integral to my development as an actor” the actress said about the influence of the London based theater.

Prior to beginning her career as an actress Antonia worked as a waitress and till date, despite possessing respects for waitress, remarks the job as worst she had. Speaking about her experiences as a waitress she said “You had to work for difficult people who were holding parties. You weren’t paid much, had to work very hard into the early hours and got shouted at by chefs.”

Antonia began her journey as an actress in 2008 when she appeared in short film My World. Soon after completing her graduation in 2009 she made her breakthrough by portraying the role of Alisha Daniels in award winning series Misfit. She remained with the series for a total of 2 years appearing in over 21 episodes.

Speaking about her breakthrough role she said “Misfit was my first job after I left drama school and it was quite the opposite of what I thought I’d be doing. I never imagined I’d take a role like Alisha, I thought I’d go into classical theater. When the script came through it was clear I was brilliant”.

The series was definitely a brilliant one and later claimed the 2010 BAFTA Television Awards for Best Drama Series. A year later in 2011, the series was nominated for British Comedy Awards, but came second best to Psychoville.

Antonia appeared in various TV series including The Deep (2010), Fleming (2014) and Transporter: The Series (2014), before bagging another career defining role in Lovesick portraying the role of Evie. She joined the series in 2014 and till date is aligned with the series, appearing in a total of 14 episodes.

Besides television she has also appeared in several short films and television films. Stanley Park (2010), Spike Island (2012), Northern Soul (2014) and Survivor (2015) are some of the projects that the actress has been a part of.

Since beginning her career in 2008, the ravishing Antonia Thomas has proclaimed huge success. Her mesmerizing acting skills has helped her assemble a large fan base and satisfying net worth. Although the exact sum of her net worth has not been mentioned yet, it is assumed that her net worth is valued in millions.    

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