Bessie Carter Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Bessie Carter Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight56 kg
Date of BirthOctober 25, 1993
Zodiac SignScorpio
Hair ColorDark Brown

Bessie Carter is an English actress and theatre artist who is known for her roles like Violet Woodhouse in Beecham House, Evie Wilcox in Howards End, Prudence Featherington in Bridgerton, and Margaret Gidman in Cranford.

Born Name

Bessie Beatrice Carter

Nick Name


Bessie Carter as seen in October 2019
Bessie Carter as seen in October 2019 (Bessie Carter / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom





Bessie Carter studied at Francis Holland School before moving to Camden School for Girls, a state school where she completed her A-Levels.

She later got enrolled at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, graduating in 2016 and winning the Spotlight Prize for “Best Screen Actor” that same year.


Actress, Theatre Artist


  • Father – Jim Carter (Film and Television Actor, Voiceover Artist)
  • MotherImelda Staunton (Actress, Singer, Voiceover Artist)
  • Sibling – She is an only child.
  • Others – Joseph Staunton (Maternal Grandfather) (Road-worker, Labourer), Bridie (née McNicholas) (Maternal Grandmother) (Hairdresser)


Bessie Carter has been represented by ARG, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.



Bessie Carter smiling for a picture alongside Fitoussi Gregory
Bessie Carter smiling for a picture alongside Fitoussi Gregory (Bessie Carter / Instagram)


5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity


Bessie Carter is of Irish descent on her mother’s side and has English ancestry on her father’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Distinctive Features

  • Tall height
  • Curly hair
Bessie Carter in April 2020
Bessie Carter in April 2020 (Bessie Carter / Instagram)

Bessie Carter Facts

  1. She made her first theatrical film appearance in the 2012 epic period musical film, Les Misérables, starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Helena Bonham Carter, and Sacha Baron Cohen.
  2. On August 8, 2017, Bessie Carter passed her UK driving test at age 23.
  3. Her stage credits include playing Marion in The Secret Rapture by David Hare at Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2015 and Lydia Lubey in All My Sons by Arthur Miller at The Old Vic in 2019.
  4. Bessie Carter appeared as Prudence Featherington, the eldest Featherington daughter, in the American streaming television period drama series, Bridgerton, in 2020.

Featured Image by Bessie Carter / Instagram

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