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Fact Of Bessie Carter - Actress Plays Prudence Featherington On Bridgerton

Updated On 28 Jan, 2021 Published On 27 Jan, 2021
Fact Of Bessie Carter - Actress Plays Prudence Featherington On Bridgerton

Bessie B Carter really had our blood boiled as Prudence Featherington in the hit Netflix show, Bridgerton. However, in real life, Carter is a total sweetheart. Here's what you need to know about the British actress.

Bessie Carter - Attended Prestigious Guildhall School

Inspired by the entertainment industry from a young age, actress Bessie Carter wanted to pursue acting right away the moment she fell in love with Hollywood. And, luckily, she was accepted at the famous Guildhall School of Music and Drama where her dreams came true.

Bessie Carter plays Prudence Featherington on Bridgerton. SOURCE: Instagram

Carter, in addition, who graduated from the Drama institute had previously attended Camden School for Girls. Carter, however, took a break from acting when she was studying at Guildhall to avoid distraction from her studies.

Also, as a British by nationality, she has the UK driving license she earned three years ago at the age of 23. But, this is not the only fun fact her fans would know about the five feet 10 inches tall actress who is blessed with bright blue eyes.

Speaking of which, Carter comes from an acting family. As a matter of fact, her parents are some of the famous actors known worldwide in Hollywood. So, who are they?

Bessie Carter - Daughter Of Imelda Staunton & Jim Carter

Yes, Imelda Staunton who is notorious for her role as Dolores Jane Umbridge in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is the real-life mother of Bessie Carter. Staunton is also famous for her role in Into the Woods and Vera Drake, to name a few.

Actress Bessie Carter with her parents, Imelda Staunton & Jim Carter. SOURCE: Pinterest

As for Carter's father, he is, of course, Staunton's husband aka Jim Carter famous for his appearances in The Little Vampire, The Good Liar, and Downton Abbey. And, Carter's parents have been married for almost four decades since 1983.

Needless to say, Carter's parents were what inspired and influenced the young actress to become a performer. Thankfully, Bessie's mother and father fully supported her decision to follow in their footsteps.

And, so far, Bessie has been doing great, something her fans can see by watching her on Cranford, Les Misérables, Doc Martin, Howards End, Oil, Beecham House, The Good Liar, Two, Emerge, and as Prudence Featherington on Bridgerton where she co-starred Rege-Jean Page, Ruby Barker, and Ned Porteous.

Is Bessie Carter Dating Anyone?

As we watched Bridgerton, Bessie Carter's role as Prudence Featherington was smitten by the Prince of Prussia aka Prince Frederick who was played by Freddie Stroma. Carter's character even almost got proposed by the Prince nephew of the Queen.

But, is there anyone, Carter is smitten by IRL? Well, although Carter isn't a fan of showcasing her love life in public and on social media, the actress is believed to be dating photographer Barnaby Boulton, someone she often mentions on her Instagram.

Carter, on the other hand, is yet to confirm the relationship. So, until and unless the actress makes an announcement on her relationship, the rumor is only meant to be taken with a pinch of salt.

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