Estelle Morgan: Facts About the Amazing Grace Actress

Estelle Morgan

Estelle Morgan is a Welsh theatre and film actress, born in the year 1978, in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. She celebrates her birthday every year on the 14 of November. She is widely remembered as an actress who played the role of a maid in Amazing Grace (2006). As of 2022, Estelle‘s age is 44 years old. She has been appreciated by multiple people including her fans as she focuses more on her career in theatre acting than that of film acting. She has established herself as a British theatre performer.

Estelle Morgan: Bio Summary

NameEstelle Morgan
Date of birthNovember 14, 1978
Age43 years (As in 2022)
GenderFemale
BirthplaceWales, United Kingdom
NationalityWelsh
ProfessionTheatre Actress, Film Actress
CollegeRoyal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

Estelle Morgan was born in Wales. She studied acting at The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and graduated with the prestigious James Bridie Gold Medal. She is a well-known theatre and film actress who has many records of her acting in theatre.

Information about her parents and family is scarce on the internet. Estelle Morgan has not revealed anything about her family.

Career

Estelle made her professional debut In the year 2000 with the Citizens Theatre Company, Glasgow. She has performed in several plays of the company, drawing strong reviews, in such roles as Judith in The Dance of Death, Linda in the musical Pal Joey, Adeliza in The Mysterious Mother, and Edmee in Cheri. She did some film work, playing the maid in Amazing Grace (2006). She also played Mademoiselle in The Provoked Wife at The Southwark Playhouse, Debbie in The Real Thing at The Bristol Old Vic, and Anna in Change of Heart at The New End Theatre.

Estelle Morgan Relationship Status

Estelle Morgan has not published any information regarding her love life. She was married to Tom Ellis and they had a daughter named Nora. Her ex-husband Tom Ellis is a Welsh actor famous for the Netflix series “Lucifer”. At the moment her relationship status is unclear and there is no rumor regarding her past affairs or current ones.

The Film, ‘Amazing Grace’

Estelle Morgan like other several famous faces was featured in the 2006 British-American film dubbed, Amazing Grace. The cast was Ioan Gruffudd as William Wilberforce, Romola Garai as Barbara Spooner, Benedict Cumberbatch as William Pitt the Younger, Albert Finney as John Newton, Michael Gambon as Charles James Fox, Rufus Sewell as Thomas Clarkson, Youssou N’Dour as Olaudah Equiano, Ciarán Hinds as Banastre Tarleton, Toby Jones as William, Duke of Clarence, Nicholas Farrell as Henry Thornton, Sylvestra Le Touzel as Marianne Thornton, Jeremy Swift as Richard the Butler, Stephen Campbell Moore as James Stephen, Bill Paterson as Henry Dundas, Nicholas Day as Sir William Dolben, Georgie Glen as Hannah More, etc.

The film, Amazing Grace’s narrative was centered on the campaign against the slave trade in the British Empire, led by William Wilberforce, who was responsible for steering anti-slave trade legislation through the British parliament. The film was directed by Michael Apted and the Executive Producer is Jeanney Kim.

The film was co-produced by Mark Cooper and produced by Terrence Malick (The Thin Red Line) and Ed Pressman under their Sunflower Productions banner, Patricia Heaton and David Hunt for FourBoys Films, and Ken Wales.

The film was shot primarily in Hull, Yorkshire, and some outside scenes were shot at the former Greenwich Hospital, now part of the University of Greenwich, and around Salisbury, Wiltshire.

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The title of the movie is a reference to the 1772 hymn “Amazing Grace”. The film also recounts the experiences of John Newton as a crewman on a slave ship and subsequent religious conversion, which inspired his writing of the poem later used in the hymn. Newton is portrayed as a major influence on Wilberforce and the abolition movement

Ruth Kai Botchway

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