3 June 1989
Hammersmith, London, England
as actress in feature films since 2005 (age 16)
as actress in television since 2004 (age 15)
She played Tammy in the post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film 28 Weeks Later (2007), Linda Keith in the Jimi Hendrix biopic Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013), Debbie Raymond in the Paul Raymond biopic The Look of Love (2013), and Julia Maddon in the American action movie Need for Speed (2014).
Roles portrayed by Imogen Poots in feature films
TBA Imogen Poots as TBA in The Father
TBA Imogen Poots as TBA in Prisoners of the Ghostland
TBA Imogen Poots as TBA in Castle in the Ground
2019 Imogen Poots as TBA in Vivarium
2019 Imogen Poots as TBA in Black Christmas
2019 Imogen Poots as Anna in The Art of Self-Defense
A man is attacked at random on the street. He enlists at a local dojo, led by a charismatic and mysterious sensei, in an effort to learn how to defend himself.
Director: Riley Stearns
2017 Imogen Poots as Joan in Friday’s Child
Fresh out of foster care at age 18, a young drifter turns to petty crime to survive, and discovers an impossible love in an unlikely friend.
Director: A.J. Edwards
2017 Imogen Poots as Lila in Sweet Virginia
A former rodeo champ befriends a young man with a propensity for violence.
Director: Jamie M. Dagg
2017 Imogen Poots as Ali in Mobile Homes
The film star Poots as the title character. She starred as young mother, who drifts from one motel to the next with her intoxicated boyfriend, and her 8-year-old son. The makeshift family scrapes by, living one hustle at a time, until the discovery of a mobile home community offers an alternative life.
Director: Vladimir de Fontenay
2017 Imogen Poots as Karen in I Kill Giants
Its a fantasy drama film directed by Anders Walter, based on Kelly and Ken Niimura’s graphic novel of the same name. Its plot revolves around Barbara Thorson (Madison Wolfe) struggles through life by escaping into a fantasy life of magic and monsters. Poots plays a her older sister.
2016 Imogen Poots as Lola in Frank & Lola
A psychosexual noir love story, set in Las Vegas and Paris, about love, obsession, sex, betrayal, revenge and, ultimately, the search for redemption.
Director: Matthew Ross
2016 Imogen Poots as Ashley Wednesday in Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
When it becomes clear that his solo album is a failure, a former boy band member Conner Friel (Andy Samberg) does everything in his power to maintain his celebrity status. Poots plays Conner’s girlfriend.
Directors: Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone
2015 Imogen Poots as Della in Knight of Cups
A writer indulging in all that Los Angeles and Las Vegas has to offer undertakes a search for love and self via a series of adventures with six different women.
Director: Terrence Malick
2015 Imogen Poots as Amber in Green Room
A punk rock band is forced to fight for survival after witnessing a murder at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar. Poots plays Emily’s friend and witness to her murder.
Director: Jeremy Saulnier
2015 Imogen Poots as Ellie in A Country Called Home
Poots starred as the 26 year old girl, who begins a journey that takes her to small-town Texas, where she finds direction, family, and friendship in this most unexpected place.
2014 Imogen Poots as Ellie Andrews in That Awkward Moment
Three best friends find themselves where we’ve all been – at that confusing moment in every dating relationship when you have to decide “So…where is this going?”
Director: Tom Gormican
2014 Imogen Poots as Jess Crichton in A Long Way Down
Its a black comedy film directed by Pascal Chaumeil, loosely based on author Nick Hornby’s 2005 novel, A Long Way Down. It stars Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Imogen Poots, and Aaron Paul as four strangers who happen to meet on the roof of a London building on New Year’s Eve, each with the intent of committing suicide. Their plans for death in solitude are ruined when they meet as they decide to come down from the roof alive — however temporary that may be.
2014 Imogen Poots as Julia Bonet in Need for Speed
Its an action thriller film directed by Scott Waugh, based on the video game series by Electronic Arts. Poots plays a savvy exotic car broker, who becomes Tobey’s love interest.
2014 Imogen Poots as Isabella Patterson in She’s Funny That Way
Its a screwball comedy film directed by Peter Bogdanovich The film stars Owen Wilson, Imogen Poots, Kathryn Hahn, Will Forte, Rhys Ifans, and Jennifer Aniston.
Poots plays a call girl/escort, who dreams of being an actress.
2013 Imogen Poots as Allie in Greetings from Tim Buckley
Its a drama film directed by Daniel Algrant starring Penn Badgley and Imogen Poots. The film follows the journey Jeff Buckley took in grappling with the legacy of his late musician father, Tim, leading up to and culminating with his legendary 1991 performance of his father’s songs.
Poots plays a young woman who meets Jeff Buckley while working at a concert.
2013 Imogen Poots as Linda Keith in Jimi: All Is by My Side
Its a drama film about Jimi Hendrix, directed by John Ridley. The film tells the story of Hendrix’s career beginnings, through his arrival in London, the creation of The Jimi Hendrix Experience and the beginning of his fame after his performance at the Monterey Pop Festival.
Poots plays the daughter of Alan Keith. She best known for being a British Vogue model and girlfriend of Keith Richards who helped to discover Jimi Hendrix by introducing him to Chas Chandler.
2013 Imogen Poots as Amanda Drummond in Filth
Its a black comedy crime film directed by Jon S. Baird, based on Irvine Welsh’s novel Filth.
2013 Imogen Poots as Debbie Raymond in The Look of Love
Imogen plays a daughter Paul Raymond, the controversial entrepreneur who became Britain’s richest man.
Director: Michael Winterbottom
2012 Imogen Poots as Alexandra Gelbart in A Late Quartet
2011 Imogen Poots as Blanche Ingram in Jane Eyre
2011 Imogen Poots as Amy Peterson in Fright Night
2011 Imogen Poots as Mary Bright in Comes a Bright Day
2010 Imogen Poots as Arianne in Centurion
Its a historical action-war film directed by Neil Marshall, loosely based on the disappearance of the Roman Empire’s Ninth Legion in Caledonia in the early second century AD. The film stars Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, and Olga Kurylenko.
Poots plays a young Briton woman exiled for witchcraft by Gorlacon.
2010 Imogen Poots as Eva in Chatroom
Its a thriller drama film directed by Hideo Nakata about five teenagers who meet on the Internet and encourage each other’s bad behaviour. The film is based on the play of the same name by Enda Walsh.
2009 Imogen Poots as Poppy in Cracks
It’s a psychological thriller drama film directed by Jordan Scott, starring Eva Green, Juno Temple, María Valverde, and Imogen Poots.
2009 Imogen Poots as Alexis in Waking Madison
2009 Imogen Poots as Allyson Karsch in Solitary Man
A car magnate (Michael Douglas) watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.
Directors: Brian Koppelman, David Levien
2008 Imogen Poots as Lorelei Lathrop in Me and Orson Welles
2007 Imogen Poots as Tammy Harris in 28 Weeks Later
2005 Imogen Poots as Young Valerie Page in V for Vendetta
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of “V”, plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Director: James McTeigue