- Cara Louise Theobold is a British actress best known for her roles in “The Syndicate” TV series and “Ready Player One” movie.
- She was accepted to leave school early to film for her first role in “Downton Abbey” in 201•
-Her career has grown since then, with appearances in “Lovesick”, “Last Tango in Halifax”, and “Call the Midwife”, as well as films, video games, and other TV series.
- She has an estimated net worth of $2 million and an active social media presence.
- Her favorite genre to act in is comedy and she loves spending time in nature, especially at the beach.

Short Info

Date Of BirthJanuary 8, 1990

Who is Cara Theobold?

Cara Louise Theobold was born in Wakefield, England UK on 8 January 1990, so under the zodiac sign of Capricorn, holds British nationality and belongs to the Christian religion. She is best known for her acting career, especially for her performances in “The Syndicate” TV series and “Ready Player One” movie.

Early life and education

There is not much known about Cara’s early life or her parents, as she doesn’t talk about them or her siblings which makes people think that she is an only child – she matriculated from Outwood Grange Academy, and after that enrolled at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

She auditioned for her first role in “Downton Abbey” in 2011 when she was 21 – she was about to finish her final year of studies and they allowed her to finish early so that she could shoot the show. She and the rest of the cast did so well that they received the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.


After “Downton Abbey”, she was in front of the camera every year, and had no problem in finding roles – in 2014 and 2015 she appeared in “Lovesick”, “Last Tango in Halifax” and “Call the Midwife” TV series just for an episode in each before she landed a main role in “The Syndicate” drama mystery series, about a group of people whose lives completely change when they win the lottery together.

The show was a success, and helped Cara gain more recognition in the industry, really getting things going for Cara, as she later won a main role in the “Together” TV series in 2015, “Harry Price Ghosthunter” in the same year, “Crazyhead” in 2016 and “Absentia” in 2017, thelatter a crime drama mystery series about an FBI agent who was declared dead, and now has to reclaim her family and identity – it made Cara somewhat popular, and she will be working on this show in 2019 as they are about to release its second season.

Cara Theobold

Cara also appeared in two movies: “Zombie Spring Breakers” in 2016 and “Ready Player One” in 2018 – she also gave voice to Tracer in the “Overwatch” game, and another Tracer in “Heroes of the Storm” game – Cara is currently working on three TV series, including “Absentia”, “Kiri” and “Manhunt”.

Personal life and likes

It is only certain that Cara doesn’t have a husband, but she keeps the rest of her personal life to herself – there are no rumors whatsoever about her love life and she either doesn’t have a boyfriend or is very good at keeping her relationship away from the public – some people say that she might be lesbian, but those are just jokes because she never talks about men.

Cara claims how the most important thing in her career was the advice she got from an English actor called Jim Carter – he told her that longevity is the key to having a successful acting career, and that is another reason why Cara’s role models are Julie Walters, Olivia Colman and Emma Thompson as all of them have that longevity factor. She always wanted to go only for the jobs which would challenge her because, as she says, it is something that will keep you sustained through your long career.

She also stated in an interview that her favorite genre to act in is comedy, and that people consider her to be funny. She enjoys spending time in nature, especially at the beach, and loves dogs the most out of all animals.

Appearance and net worth

Cara is currently 29 years old, has long blonde hair, blue eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, weighs around 132lbs (60kg), and her vital statistics are 34-25-35 – she has a pear shaped figure, wears shoes size seven, and doesn’t have any tattoos as she is not a fan of them.

According to authoritative sources, Cara’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million while she makes between $15,000 and $20,000 for each episode she gets to appear in.

Social media presence

Cara is taking good care of her appearance on social media platforms as she has multiple accounts throughout the internet – her Instagram account has more than 45,000 followers and nearly 300 posts; she opened her Twitter account in January 2014 and has so far gathered 33,000 followers and tweeted nearly 2,500 times.

There is also a page about Cara on Facebook but it only has 355 likes.


‘…I think I would get bored just doing one or the other. I would hate to get pigeon-holed into one type of character or genre, I loved all the fighting in “Crazyhead”… a lot of fighting, with various bizarre weapons… The things that our characters get to do, it feels so different from what I’ve done before…’

‘Reading a script where the first scene ends with your character pissing on someone is unusual, it was the first scene we filmed and it took three days to shoot – a great bonding moment for the cast.’ – Cara talking about her role in “Crazyhead”.


Cara was the 39th actress to act out giving birth on “Call the Midwife” TV series in 2012.

General Info

Full NameCara Theobold
Date Of BirthJanuary 8, 1990
EducationGuildhall School of Music and Drama


AwardsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
MoviesIbiza Undead
TV ShowsDownton Abbey, Crazyhead

Social profile links




Ibiza Undeadpost-productionEllie
Harry Price: Ghost Hunter2015TV MovieSarah Grey
Together2015TV SeriesEllen
The Syndicate2015TV SeriesSarah Travers
Call the Midwife2015TV SeriesMarie Amos
Last Tango in Halifax2015TV SeriesHolly
Scrotal Recall2014TV SeriesIlona
Downton Abbey2012-2013TV SeriesIvy Stuart


Extra2013TV SeriesHerself


Won Awards

2015ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesDownton Abbey (2010)

Nominated Awards

2014ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesDownton Abbey (2010)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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