Imogen Gay Poots (born 5 June 1989) is an English actress, best known for playing Tammy in the 2007 film 28 Weeks Later, Prue Sorenson in the 2010 remake of the controversial TV drama Bouquet of Barbed Wire and as Jean Ross in the BBC's Christopher and His Kind.
Poots was born in Hammersmith, London, England, the daughter of Fiona (née Goodall) and Trevor Poots, a TV producer. She attended the independent and selective Bute House Preparatory School for Girls in Brook Green, Queen's Gate School for Girls and London's Latymer Upper School, where she attained 3 A grades at A-Level. She is a member of the YoungBlood Theatre Company.
She works as a model for Select Model Management.
Poots' first movie credit was as Young Valerie in the 2006 film V for Vendetta. Poots has also appeared in a 2004 episode of Casualty, in Matt Day's short film Wish and in the 2007 TV movie Miss Austen Regrets.
Poots has appeared in such films as Cracks (directed by Jordan Scott from the novel by Sheila Kohler), and two American productions, Waking Madison and Solitary Man.
Poots plays Blanche Ingram in a film adaptation of Jane Eyre. She appeared in the screen adaptation of Enda Walsh's play, Chatroom and a...
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