Although Alana Boden’s long walk to prominence had begun back in 2011 with her appearances in Queensway, The Jumper, and Witches; it wouldn’t be until 2013 before the spotlight eventually shone on her. When Boden took up the challenge to appear as Beatrice Selfridge in the British period drama TV series, Mr. Selfridge, she hardly knew how soon she was about to hit “celebrity status.” Although Mr. Selfridge ran its course in 2016, it paved the way for other incredible roles this young Brit will play in widely-watched shows like Ride (2016-2017) as well as I Am Elizabeth Smart (2017).
Alana Boden’s Biography, Age
Alana Boden was born in London, Hampshire, U.K, on January 14, 1997, to middle-class parents. Though not much is known about her family, she frequently attributes her success to their immense support and care. Like Gage Golightly, Alana Boden seems to have loved acting from the very start and thanks to support from her parents, her dream saw the light of day.
Although the specifics have been largely scanty, Alana Boden began attending school like every other kid her age but was soon withdrawn from school on the decision of her parents, so that she could be home-schooled. It appears that her family wanted her to have enough spare time to focus on her newfound passion at the time.
Movies and TV Shows
Her relatively short career has seen her grace the screen in various capacities on projects such as Queensway, The Jumper, Witches, Mr. Selfridge, Ride (2016), I Am Elizabeth Smart (2017) and several others. Alana Boden had always eyed a place in the entertainment industry, especially acting. Her first mode of expression, however, was in dancing; at age 3. Her infant status suddenly gave a touch of genius to her dance moves and it wasn’t long before she caught the eyes of industry executives who gave her a start at modeling. Boden began landing modeling roles as the first bud in her public career. She also began to appear in TV commercials and short films.
In 2011, at just 14, she appeared as Millie in the short film, Queensway. In the same year, Boden again appeared in the short film The Jumper. The following year, she also appeared in another short film, Witches. 2013 saw her appear in her fourth recorded short film Terminal. In 2014 Alana Boden appeared as Jennifer in her first major independent thriller film, Spiritual Contact: The Movie. In the same year, she featured in yet another short film, The Outside In.
However, her break came in the same 2014 when she made her first appearance on a TV series. She had been cast as Beatrice Selfridge in the British drama series, Mr. Selfridge; which aired on ITV. The ensuing popularity launched her into a whole new level of fame. With an increased fan base following, Boden easily landed other roles from 2014 onward. In the following year, 2015, she appeared in two TV series. First, as Lucy in Doctors, and then as Caroline in the sci-fi drama series Humans. Plus, her stint with short films continued; appearing in The Earth Belongs to No One and Daddy.
In 2016, Alana Boden went international when she appeared in the British-German drama series Wolfblood. She then featured in the Canadian drama series, Ride. As per her fan base, these two projects have been considered part of her greatest appearances yet. She also featured in the independent movie Brash Young Turks and in the 2017 TV movie, I Am Elizabeth Smart. In 2018, Alana Boden took up roles in two TV series; Hawaii Five-0 and Origin. The talented actress continues to rack up an enviable filmography.
Alana Boden’s acting stint and creative genius have not only earned her fame, fortune, and huge commendations, it’s also put her in several categories of awardees. In 2016, at 19, she was nominated and won the Rising Star award at the London Short Film Festival. The following year, she was nominated for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries. Nevertheless, the award went to Australian actress, Nicole Kidman.
Alana Boden’s 8+ years’ acting career has translated into much fame, goodwill and ultimately, lots of “buck.” Sources reveal that her net worth stands at $1 million.
Height and Body Measurement
Alana Boden’s has a graceful slim body build. She stands 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters) tall and weighs 110 lbs (50 kg). She has shiny blonde hair and green eyes. Her bust, waist and hips measures 32-24-33 inches.