Brittany Ashworth is an English actress, best known for her roles as Sister Vaduva in Peter Safran’s The Crucifixion, Juliette in Hostile and Alex Ratcliffe in Mrs Ratcliffe’s Revolution.
Ashworth began her career in British television, with period roles including Miriam Leivers in Sons and Lovers and Cathy in Wuthering Heights. She juggled acting with her studies, and at 18 won a place to study English Literature at Oxford University, where she performed alongside contemporaries Anna Popplewell and Alfred Enoch. Her role as Alex Ratcliffe in the Warner Bros film Mrs Ratcliffe’s Revolution, produced by Nobel prize winner Leslee Udwin, led to her being spotted by a London agent. She starred in BIFA and Raindance winning Exhibit A, and was cast as Sister Vaduva in Peter Safran’s The Crucifixion, opposite Sophie Cookson. This led to director Xavier Gens casting her as the lead in his next feature Hostile; opposite Gregory Fitoussi. Ashworth won several best actress awards for this role. She co-starred in comic book adaptation Accident Man, with her sister being played by Ashley Greene, and will shortly be seen as Ruby in Guy Ritchie’s The Gentleman with Matthew McConaughey and Hugh Grant.