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Facts Of Martha West - Daughter Of Dominic West & Polly Astor

Updated On 21 Oct, 2020 Published On 21 Oct, 2020
Facts Of Martha West - Daughter Of  Dominic West & Polly Astor

It's no news that children movie background are also most likely to follow the footsteps of their parents, given the connection and easier opportunities. Speaking of which, Martha West can be taken as a big example. After all, she is the daughter of the popular English actor, Dominic West and his former girlfriend, Polly Astor.

Know Martha West & Her Family Background

First things first, Martha West comes from a famous family background from both of her father and mother's side. Of course, Martha might be the daughter of The Wire actor, Dominic West, but she is also known for her relation to other more notable people.

Martha West and her father, actor Dominic West. SOURCE: Pinterest

And, to start from her maternal side, Martha is the daughter of Polly Astor who happens to be the daughter of the British politician, Michael Astor who served the British Conservative Party. Speaking of her maternal grandmother, she is Judith Caroline Traill Innes

While she is British from her mother's side, she is also half-Irish from her father's side. Well, her father, Dominic was born and raised in Sheffield. And, the former actress Pauline Mary Cleary is the paternal grandmother of Martha while Thomas George Eagleton West, a businessman is the paternal grandfather of Martha.

Martha is a niece to the six siblings of her father and five siblings of her mother. Her maternal uncle and aunts are Kathleen Astor, James Astor, Georgina Astor, David Astor, and Kathleen Nancy Astor among the others.

Martha West Has Four Half-Siblings

Well, Martha West is indeed the first child and the daughter of actor Dominic West. But, she is definitely not the only child of the famous actor from The Affair. West has four more younger siblings from her father's first marriage to landscape designer, Catherine FitzGerald.

Martha West with her father Dominic, step-mother Catherine and half-siblings. SOURCE: Pinterest

Martha's parents only dated briefly for a short period of time but were never married as they split when their daughter was only three. As for Martha's father and her step-mother, they married in June 2010 after many years of togetherness.

And, from her father's marriage to FitzGerald, Martha is a big sister to Dora West, Senan West, Francis West, and Christabel West. Not to mention, Martha whose age would be 22 in 2020, is also a big responsible sister and loves her younger brothers and sisters dearly.

In addition to Martha's love life, she stays away from the limelight and public attention as much as she can. Thus, no boyfriend rumours of Martha West is known to the public yet. As for her father, Dominic West was pictured showcasing PDA with English actress, Lily James in October 2020, sparking separation rumours with wife Catherine.

Acting Career & Movies Of Martha West 

Former child actress, Martha West was definitely influenced by her father's profession in the acting industry from a young age which is why it was easier for her to learn acting. As a matter of fact, Martha tried acting from a tender age of eleven when she worked on the TV series, Creation.

Aside from Creation where she played the character of Annie Darwin, Martha also acted on The Pursuit of Love where she played Jassy Radlett. However, Martha took a break from her acting career as she didn't want to miss out on school works like the normal kids.

But, Martha is frequently active with theatrical work and previously worked for the National Youth Theatre. Hopefully, Martha will be soon seen on screen again as she carries big potential as an actor.

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