Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthJanuary 4, 1985
FactDaughter of Lucy Addington and Frank Crichlow and sister of Amandla Crichlow.


Who is Lenora Crichlow?

Lenora Isabella Crichlow was born on 4 January 1985 under the birth sign of Capricorn, in Westminster, London, England. She is an actress, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Maria ‘Sugar’ Sweet in the comedy-drama series “Sugar Rush” on Channel 4, playing Annie Sawyer in the BBC Three supernatural comedy-drama series “Being Human”, and featuring as Stephie Bennett in the NBC romantic comedy series “A To Z”. Would you like to know more about Lenora Crichlow’s professional career and personal life? How rich is she, as of late 2019? How old is she? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out all the details about her.

How rich is she? Lenora Crichlow Net Worth

Her professional career started in 2004, and she has been an active member of the entertainment industry ever since.

So, if you ever wondered how rich Lenora Crichlow is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $1 million, accumulated through her successful career as a professional actress.

Early Life, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity, Education

Concerning her early life, Lenora Crichlow spent her childhood in Harlesden, London, where she was raised alongside three siblings by her father, Frank Gilbert Crichlow, a well-known civil rights activist – also known for owning the Mangrove restaurant in Notting Hill – and her mother, Lucy Addington. She has two sisters named Francesca and Amanda, and a brother named Knowlton.

Her sister Amanda is also involved in the film industry as an actress. Lenora holds British nationality and is of Afro-European ethnicity. Regarding her educational background, she enrolled into the University of Sussex to study Drama.

Career Beginnings

Speaking about her career, Lenora developed her love for acting very early, and by the age of 12 she trained in acting at the Young Blood Theatre Company, based in Hammersmith, West London. However, she didn’t make her debut professional appearance until 2004, when she starred in the role of Stacy in the made-for-television film “Bella And The Boys”, next to Billie Piper, marking the establishment of her net worth. Afterwards, Lenora made her debut television series appearance as Shirley Moss in the ITV police procedural drama series “The Bill”.

Lenora Crichlow

Rise to Prominence and “Sugar Rush”

Thereafter, she had more serious roles, and came to prominence after joining the cast of the Channel 4 comedy-drama series “Sugar Rush”, in which she portrayed Maria ‘Sugar’ Sweet. The series was based on the novel of the same name written by Julie Burchill, and was aired between 2005 and 2006, and won an International Emmy Award, adding a considerable amount to Lenora’s net worth and increasing enormously her popularity. Following the cancellation of the series, Lenora continued to line-up more successes, since she made her big screen debut as Mandy in the 2006 horror film “Wilderness”, followed by guest-starring appearances in such television series as “Casualty” and “Doctor Who”, and the portrayal of Jude Whiley in the BBC One drama film “Kiss Of Death” (2008).

“Being Human”, and TV Mini-Series

Lenora’s next significant role came in 2009, when she was chosen to portray Annie Sawyer in the BBC Three supernatural comedy-drama series “Being Human” (2009-12), which led her to win the 2011 Glamour Award in the TV Actress of the Year category. Side by side with filming the series, Lenora also worked on other television mini-series, featuring as Alice Jackson in the ITV five-part drama “Collision”, and as Ali Redcliffe in the BBC romantic comedy “Material Girl”, both in 2010.

Continued Success in the early 2010s and “A to Z”

With the beginning of the next decade, Lenora guest-starred in several television series – “Death In Paradise”, “Inspector George Gently”, and “Black Mirror”.

Lenora Crichlow in the film "Electricity"

Posted by Being Human – The Classic Three on Sunday, August 30, 2015

In 2012, she landed the role of Shania Andrews in the drama film “Fast Girls”, directed by Reagan Hall, and featured as Laura Stanton in the ITV1 drama film “Doors Open”. In the following year, Lenora starred in the role of Chen Sam in the BBC Four biography drama film “Burton & Taylor” about the famous acting couple Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, at the time when they prepared for the play “Private Lives”. Between 2013 and 2014, she played Gigi Fernandez-Lovette in the ABC sitcom “Back In The Game”, after which she landed the role of Mel in the 2014 independent drama “Electricity”, alongside Agyness Deyn and Christian Cooke. During the same year, Lenora also joined the cast as Stephie Bennett in the NBC romantic comedy series “A To Z”, but which was canceled after the first season.

Recent Years

To speak further of her acting career, Lenora has made more significant appearances, as she was cast as DS Alisha Brooks in the Channel 5 police procedural series “Suspects”, and played Nikki in the comedy-drama film “The Late Bloomer”, directed by Kevin Pollak, both in 2016. She then landed the role of Rosa in the Netflix comedy series “Flaked” (2017), and featured as Dina Clark in the ABC procedural crime drama series “Deception” (2018), created by Chris Fedak. Most recently, it’s been announced that she will appear as Fiona in Scott Wiper’s drama “The Big Ugly”, and as Billie McEvoy in the upcoming sci-fi comedy series “Avenue 5”. So, her net worth will certainly increase over the next few years.

Other Projects

In addition to her career as a professional actress, Lenora also worked as the narrator of the audiobook of the novel “The Road”, written by Simon Guerrier, and BBC Three’s “The Gatwick Baby: Abandoned At Birth”. Besides that, she got an opportunity to travel to South Africa and learn more about Nelson Mandela in order to present the BBC Three documentary about him, entitled “Nelson Mandela: One Incredible Life”, in June of 2010. Moreover, she also hosted the weekly primetime airing of “The Tudors”, on BBC America. All of these projects contributed significantly to her wealth.

Personal Life: Is She Dating Anyone?

If to talk about her personal life, Lenora Crichlow tends to keep it far away from the eye of the public. However, it is known that she was romantically involved in a relationship with Irish actor Aidan Turner.

They met on the set of “Being Human”; however, their affair did not last long since they broke up in 2011. So it’s believed that she is single at the present.

How old is she? Age, Appearance, and Vital Statistics

Speaking about Lenora Crichlow’s age, as mentioned she was born in 1985, which makes her 34 years old. Regarding her appearance and physical attributes, she is apparently a beautiful woman with long dark brown hair and dark brown colored eyes.

Her body shape can be described as slim, as she stands at a height of 5ft 4ins (1.63m), while her weight is approximately 123lbs (56kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-24-33.

Social Media Presence

When it comes to speak about her presence on the social media scene, Lenora is not very active. Although she has her official Instagram account with more than 400 followers, she has not been active since September of 2017. She also has her own Facebook page with more than 3,600 likes.

General Info

Full NameLenora Crichlow
Date Of BirthJanuary 4, 1985
Height1.65 m
ProfessionActor
EducationUniversity of Sussex
NationalityBritish

Family

ParentsFrank Crichlow, Lucy Addington
SiblingsAmandla Crichlow, Francesca Crichlow, Knowlton Crichlow

Accomplishments

AwardsGlamour Award for TV Actress
MoviesThe Late Bloomer, Narcopolis, Electricity, Doors Open, Fast Girls, Wilderness, Kiss of Death
TV ShowsA to Z, Back in the Game, Being Human, Material Girl, Sugar Rush, Black Mirror

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Lenora's father was Frank Crichlow, a British community and civil rights activist. He was also known as the "godfather of black radicalism," and his funeral was attended by hundreds of supporters and friends.
2Highly skilled at salsa dancing.
3Daughter of Lucy Addington and Frank Crichlow and sister of Amandla Crichlow.

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deception2017TV Movie pre-productionDina Clark
Flaked2017TV SeriesRosa
The Late Bloomer2016Nikki
Suspects2016TV SeriesDS Alisha Brooks
A to Z2014-2015TV SeriesStephie Bennett
Electricity2014Mel
Back in the Game2013-2014TV SeriesGigi Fernandez-Lovette
Burton and Taylor2013TV MovieChen Sam
Black Mirror2013TV SeriesVictoria Skillane
Doors Open2012TV MovieLaura Stanton
Inspector George Gently2012TV SeriesCarol Morford
Fast Girls2012Shania Andrews
Being Human2009-2012TV SeriesAnnie Sawyer
Death in Paradise2011TV SeriesLily Thomson
Dappers2010TV SeriesAshley
Material Girl2010TV SeriesAli Redcliffe
Collision2009TV Mini-SeriesAlice Jackson
Casualty2005-2008TV SeriesMichelle / Linda Surrey
The Things I Haven't Told You2008TV MovieMiss Baker
Kiss of Death2008TV MovieJude Whiley
The Beloved Ones2007ShortMaureen
Doctor Who2007TV SeriesCheen
Sugar Rush2005-2006TV SeriesSugar
Wilderness2006/IMandy
The Bill2004TV SeriesShirley Moss
Bella and the Boys2004TV MovieStacy

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHerself
Fast Girls: Running on the Red Carpet2012Video shortHerself
Sunday Brunch2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Big Picture2012TV SeriesHerself
Breakfast2010-2011TV SeriesHerself
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2011TV SeriesHerself
Being Human: Unearthed2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
Totally Doctor Who2007TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Doctor Who Confidential2007TV Series documentaryHerself
Transmission with T-Mobile2006TV SeriesHerself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia
Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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