|Birthday:||September 9, 1985|
|Education:||Stage Coach (a Saturday drama school)|
Central School of Speech and Drama
|Family & Friends|
|Relationships:||Ben Turner (ex-boyfriend)|
|First appearance:||The Dark Swan|
|Last appearance:||Only You|
Amy Manson is a Scottish actress. She has portrayed Alice Guppy in Torchwood, Abby Evans in Casualty, Lizzie Siddal in Desperate Romantics, Daisy Hannigan-Spiteri in Being Human, Medea in Atlantis, and Merida in the fifth season of the ABC fairy tale drama series Once Upon a Time.
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Born and brought up in Aberdeenshire, Manson has a sister, Ailsa and a brother, James. She attended Stage Coach, a Saturday drama school, before leaving home for London at the age of seventeen. She trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, leaving early to film Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud in Romania. She currently lives in north London.
Manson made her film debut in Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud, and has also appeared in the horror film Blood Monkey and the short film Smile Emily.
Manson has lent her voice to the radio dramas Lost in Plain Sight, The Summer Walking and The Dead Hour.
On television, she played Alice Guppy in two episodes of Torchwood, and appeared as Abby Evans in nine episodes of Casualty. She has guest-starred in episodes of Doctors, The Bill and My Family.
Manson played Lizzie Siddal, muse, wife and lover of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, in the BBC Two period drama Desperate Romantics. She appeared as the vampiress Daisy Hannigan-Spiteri in series two of Being Human, alongside Desperate Romantics co-star Aidan Turner.
Manson played Ginger Corrigan in the 2010 adaptation of Agatha Christie's Marple: The Pale Horse, and also played Fleur Morgan in Outcasts, an eight-part series by Kudos for BBC One. In 2011, Manson portrayed Leah in the third series of Misfits and Emma "Whirly" Tyson in the BBC drama Young James Herriot.
She will also appear in the forthcoming fifth series of Irish drama Raw.
Manson won Best Performance (Female) at the 2008 Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland, for playing Stepdaughter in the National Theatre of Scotland production of Six Characters in Search of an Author.
|2006||The Bill||TV Series||Martine McKenzie|
|2007||Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud||TV Movie||Jodie Hatfield|
|2007||My Family||TV Series||Casting P.A.|
|2007||Nearly Famous||TV Series||Melanie|
|2008||Doctors||TV Series||Kelly Moore|
|2008||Torchwood||TV Series||Alice Guppy|
|2008 - 2009||Casualty||TV Series||Abby / Abby Evans|
|2009||Desperate Romantics||TV Series||Lizzie Siddal|
|2010||Being Human||TV Series||Daisy|
|2010||Agatha Christie's Marple||TV Series||Ginger Corrigan|
|2011||Outcasts||TV Mini-Series||Fleur Morgan|
|2011||Young James Herriot||TV Mini-Series||Whirly Tyson|
|2013||Not Another Happy Ending||Darsie|
|2013||The Field of Blood||TV Series||Karen Burnett|
|2015||Two Down||Air Hostess Call Girl|
|2014 - 2015||Atlantis||TV Series||Medea|
|2015 - 2016||Once Upon a Time||TV Series||Merida|
|2017||T2 Trainspotting||Woman in Club|
|2017||The White Princess||TV Mini-Series||Cathy Gordon|
|2019||Doom (post-production)||Joan Dark|
|We Don't Talk About Love (post-production)||Katie|
|2008||Six Characters in Search of an Author||Stepdaughter||Performed at Lyceum Theatre and Citizens Theatre|
- Was almost cast as Diana in the CW Wonder Woman series Amazon before plans were cancelled by both the network and producers.
- She trained at London's Central School of Speech and Drama and went on to make her screen acting debut in a 2006 episode of The Bill.
- Her performance in the National Theatre of Scotland's 2008 production of Luigi Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author won her a Scottish Theatre Critics' Award.
- She and her siblings James and Ailsa spent their early years in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She later lived and worked in London, England.
- In 2013, she appeared with Ford Kiernan in a two-part episode of the TV series The Field of Blood.