Alana Boden is a very talented British actress who is famed for her versatility and adaptability behind the camera. She has appeared in several movies and TV series which have cemented her as one of the very entertaining UK actresses to watch. Over the years, she has built a fan-base of die-hard followers who monitor her every move on the internet.
As an actress, Alana Boden is now best known for the role she played as Elaine Whilshire in Ride, a popular Canadian drama series and as Niamh/Holly in Wolfblood, a British-German drama series. She has also made appearances in many other series over the years, giving sound entertainment to TV lovers around the world.
Who is Alana Boden?
Alana Boden was born on the 14th day of January in 1997. A British woman, the actress was born in London, the United Kingdom, however, she was raised in Hampshire, a county on the southern coast of England. The identity of her Parents is not known yet. But then, Alana has often talked about the fact that her parents have been very supportive of her career and gave her all the necessary help she needed to grow as an actress.
It is not known if Alana Boden has any siblings with whom she grew up together in Hampshire. But it is known that she had an eventful childhood, having taking an interest in acting as a child.
Growing up, Alana started schooling but was soon withdrawn from school by her parents so that she could be home-schooled. This was mainly because they wanted her to find enough time to concentrate on her budding acting career at the time.
Which Movies and TV Shows Did She Appear in?
Alana Boden had always had an eye for the entertainment industry and started out quite early in life to make a mark for herself. When she was just 3 years old, she started dancing. Considering she was just a child, people were quite wowed with her moves. Soon, she caught the attention of industry executives and started modelling. As a beautiful young girl, it was not too difficult to land modelling jobs.
Alana’s career took a new turn when she started appearing in TV commercials and short films. From there, she progressed to movies and her acting career properly kick-started. She has since gone on to appear in lots of TV series and independent movies.
The actress was just about 14 years old in 2011 when she appeared in Queensway, a short film in which she played the role of Millie. The same year, she appeared in another short film called The Jumper. In 2012, she appeared in yet another short film titled Witches. She did another short film titled Terminal in 2013.
Alana acted in her first major independent movie in 2014 when she was cast in Spiritual Contact: The Movie, a thriller film in which she played the role of Jennifer. The same year, she made another short film called The Outside In.
It was still in 2014 that Alana Boden made her first appearance on a TV series when she was cast in Mr. Selfridge, a British drama series in which she played Beatrice Selfridge. The series launched her into some more fame as an actress. Her fan base increased and she became one of the highly talked about British actresses. She played her role on the series till 2015.
In 2015, she appeared in two more TV series. First, she was cast in Doctors, a TV series in which she played Lucy Whiteside then she went on to feature in Humans, a sci-fi drama series in which she played Caroline. The same year in 2015, she appeared in two short films; The Earth Belongs to No One and Daddy.
2016 was a very good year for Alana Boden because it launched her career into enormous success after she was cast in some major series. Alana first appeared in Wolfblood, a British-German drama series for which she gained wide acclaim. She then went on to feature in Ride, a Canadian drama series which catapulted her to even more fame as an actress. Her works on Ride and Wolfblood have been credited to be among her greatest works so far by fans and experts.
The actress also featured in an independent movie called Brash Young Turks. After featuring in I Am Elizabeth Smart, a TV movie in 2017, Alana Boden went on to bag roles in two TV series; Hawaii Five-0 and Origin in 2018. In 2019, she was cast in Feedback, a horror/thriller movie.
What are Her Awards and Nominations
The creative efforts Alana Boden has put into her work as an actress over the years has earned her some commendations and recognition. In 2016, Alana was nominated and ended up winning the Rising Star award at the London Short Film Festival. Talking about winning the award, Alana explained that it was one of the greatest moments of her life. She was 19 years old when she won the award.
In 2017, the actress was nominated for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries. However, the award was won by Nicole Kidman, an Australian actress who was nominated alongside her in 2018.
At the moment, Alana Boden is focused on becoming a better actress and winning more awards in the future.