English actress Aimee Lou Wood rose to fame with her debut web series Sex Education in 2019—she plays the role of the Aimee Gibbs in this Netflix series.
Before making her on-screen debut, she acquired her graduation degree from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in Acting and Drama in the year 2017. After graduation, she went on to make her stage debut in the UK tour of People, Places, & Things. She also starred on stage at the National Theatre in London and Steppenwolf in Chicago.
Besides acting, Aimee’s other special skills include stand-up comedy, writing, singing soprano, flamenco dancing, and stage combat.
Bio: Age, Birthday, Height
Aimee Lou Wood was born on 4th February 1995 in Manchester, England. She stands at the height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 meters). Her birth sign is Aquarius.
Aimee Lou Wood's parents raised her in Stockport, a town in Greater Manchester, England. Professionally, her father is a car dealer while her mother works with Childline, a children counseling service.
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Likewise, she also has a sister and grandmother in her family. Her sister’s name is Emily Wood, who works as a face decorator/makeup artist and resides in the Northern part of London.
Moreover, Aimee is often captured walking around the streets of London with her mother and grandmother.
TV Series 'Sex Education': Her Role, Series’ Details
The series Sex Education is based on a teenage boy, Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield), and his sex therapist mother, Jean Milburn (Gillian Anderson), teaming up with a high school classmate to form an underground sex therapy clinic at school. In the series, Aimee Lou Wood’s character, Aimee Gibbs, is one of the main characters, who come from a wealthy family. She is the one who usually arranges hang-out and throws parties at her home; hence, she is popular in school and is always in a relationship with someone.
Interestingly, the series’ debut season also became Aimee’s debut series in 2019—the series’ first season received several critical acclaims with 8.3 stars on IMDb. The series’ second season premiers from 17th of January 2020 on Netflix. In the series, Aimee stars along with Asa Butterfield, Ncuti Gatwa, and Gillian Anderson.
Her Personal Life- Boyfriend
Aimee Lou Wood is dating her Sex Education co-star Connor Swindells. She first met Connor while shooting for the series and got closer with each passing days.
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They started dating by the end of filming for the first season of Sex Education. However, their relationship was not disclosed until Connor himself confirmed his dating affair with Aimee in an interview with the Telegraph on 25th February 2019.
Aimee Lou Wood with her boyfriend Connor Swindells on 24 November 2019 (Photo: Zimbio.com)
Just like Aimee, Connor is also an English actor who rose to prominence for portraying the role of Adam in the series Sex Education. Along with that, he has also starred in the 2019 thriller film The Vanishing alongside actor Gerard Butler.