Imogen Poots is an English actress. She played Tammy in the post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film 28 Weeks Later, Linda Keith in the Jimi Hendrix biopic Jimi: All Is by My Side, Debbie Raymond in the Paul Raymond biopic The Look of Love and Julia Maddon in the American action movie Need for Speed. In 2016 she starred as Kelly Ann in the Showtime series Roadies.

Birth Name

Imogen Gay Poots


Imo, Imi



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Imogen Poots was born on June 03, 1989 in Hammersmith, London, England.


She is currently 29 years old.

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Imogen attended Bute House Preparatory School for Girls in Brook Green. Later, she was enrolled into Queen’s Gate School in South Kensington. Finally, she took admission in Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith. In 2008, she was accepted into Courtauld Institute of Art after she won three A grades at A-level.

Family Details
  • Father –Trevor Poots (Current affairs television producer from Belfast, Northern Ireland)
  • Mother –Fiona Goodall (Journalist and voluntary worker from Bolton, Greater Manchester, England)
  • Siblings –Alex Poots (Older Brother) (Model)

Marital Status



She is signed to Select Model Management.


Boyfriend / Spouse

Imogen Poots dated –

  • Anton Yelchin (2011) – Imogen Poots had fling with Russian actor Anton Yelchin in 2011. They first met while filming the 3D comedy horror film Fright Night in 2011.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 163 cm
  • In meters – 1.63 m


  • In Kilograms – 52 kg
  • In Pounds – 115 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-34
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

James wears a shoe size 8 (US).

Dress Size

She wears a dress size 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Best Known For

Playing Tammy Harris in the 2007 British-Spanish sci fi horror film 28 Weeks Later.

Film Debut

Imogen appeared in 2006 American-German action thriller film V for Vendetta for her role as Young Valerie. It was a non-speaking role.

Television Debut

In 2004, she appeared in a BBC One’s medical drama television series Casualty for her role as Alice Thornton in an episode titled “Love Bites”.

Brand Endorsements

She has participated in the advertising campaigns of Chloe fragrance, H&M, and Marni.

Distinctive Features

Striking blue eyes

Awards & Nominations

YearAccoladeCategoryNominated WorkResults
2007British Independent Film AwardMost Promising Newcomer28 Weeks LaterNominated
2011Alliance of Women Film Journalists AwardMost Egregious Age Difference Between the Leading Man and the Love InterestSolitary ManWon
2012Hamptons International Film Festival AwardBreakthrough PerformerKnight of CupsWon
2013British Independent Film AwardBest Supporting ActressThe Look of LoveWon
2016Fright Meter AwardBest Supporting ActressGreen RoomNominated
2018Laurence Olivier AwardBest Actress in a Supporting RoleWho’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?Nominated

Imogen Poots Favorites

  • Favorite Food – Chocolates
  • Favorite Disney Characters – Ariel and Belle
  • Favorite People – Bradley Cooper, Jamie Dornan & Helena Bonham Carter

Imogen Poots Net worth

Imogen Poots has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars. She is best known for her role in the movie 28 Weeks Later.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Imogen Poots

  • Imogen was born in London’s Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital.
  • “Poots” is a surname of Dutch origin.
  • Imogen initially desired to become a veterinarian, but dropped the idea after she found herself hard to stand during a surgery and even fainted at the sight.
  • She was born in Hammer smith, but raised in Chiswick in London.
  • Poots was a member of Young Blood Theater Company.
  • Matthew Beard and Aaron Taylor-Johnson are her good friends.
  • She has never received a formal training as an actress.
  • Imogen’s first brand endorsement was of Chloe in 2011.
  • She has played the role as Julia Bonet in the 2014 film Need for Speed.
  • She has Scottish and English ancestry on her mother’s side.


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