Zoe Tapper - Updated Feb 2024

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Zoe Tapper

Zoe Tapper is a British actress and model. Zoe Tapper  rose to fame after playing the role of Nell Gwynne in the 2014 Award-winning film “Stage Beauty.”

Early Life

Zoe Tapper is a 41-year-old British actress. On the 26th of October 1981, she was born in Bromley, Greater London, England. According to the astrological chart, she has a zodiac sign of Scorpio and belongs to English ethnicity.

She was born to Robin Tapper (father) and Yvonne Tapper (mother). However, she has not disclosed her parent’s occupations. She grew up with her brother whose name is Jonathan Tapper.

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Caption: Zoe Tapper with her mother (Source: Dafydd Jones)


In addition, she attended a local school near her hometown and completed her early schooling. She graduated from both the Academy Drama School and the Central School of Speech and Drama in the spring of 2003.

Professional Career

Before stepping into the entertainment industry, Zoe Tapper appeared on the stage, in the play, Epitaph for George Dillon in the West End, and Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe.

Moreover, she made her acting debut appearing in the 2003 TV film “The Private Life of Samuel Pepys,” playing the role of Jane.

She made her film debut in the 2004 film “Stage Beauty” where she is seen playing the role of Nell Gwynne. The movie was directed by Richard Eyre and is based on his play Compleat Female Stage Beauty, which was inspired by references to 17th-century actor Edward Kynaston made in the detailed private diary kept by Samuel Pepys.

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Caption: The poster of the 2014 Award-winning film, Stage Beauty (Source: Filmaffinity)

In 2005, she played the role of Gwendolyn in the US-produced comedy-drama film “Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont.” She shared the screen with Joan Plowright in this movie. The next year, she was cast as Diana Shaw in the British romantic drama film “These Foolish Things” along with Anjelica Huston.

Her television credits include Mary Collins in Channel 4’s “A Harlot’s Progress,” Jane in Oliver Parker’s “The Private Life of Samuel Pepys,” Gemma in Sky One’s “Hex,” and Jenny Maple in the BBC miniseries “Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky.”

She also appeared as Hermia in “ShakespeaRe-Told: A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” a BBC adaptation/modernization of Shakespeare’s play of the same name that aired in 2005.

Continued appearing in successful television series and movies

Tapper co-starred with Max Beesley, Paterson Joseph, and Julie Graham in the BBC television play “The Curse of Steptoe” in 2008 playing the role of Sheila Steafel.

And, she was cast as Anya Raczynski in the BBC remake of “Survivors.” In the ITV adaptation of the novel “Affinity,” she played Selina Dawes, opposite Anna Madeley as Margaret Prior.

In 2009, she starred as Mina Harker, a blind vampire-turned-monster hunter, in the ITV fantasy drama series Demons. Later, in the BBC Two period drama “Desperate Romantics,” she portrayed Effie Gray.

She portrayed Hannah in the BBC television pilot “Reunited” in 2010. Moreover, she was cast as Ellen Love in the 2013 television series “Mr. Selfridge.”

She was then seen as Elizabeth Capstone in the British television detective drama “Lewis.” The creator of the British science fiction television series “The One,” Howard Overman, cast her as Kate Saunders. She most recently appeared as Cleo Moray in the British crime drama series “Grace” in 2022.

Net Worth 2023

Primarily, she makes a good fortune through her acting roles in television series and movies. Her net worth is estimated at around $5 million while her annual earnings and salary are still under review.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Zoe Tapper with her two sons (Source: Hollywood Life)

Talking about her personal life, Zoe Tapper married to Oliver Dimsdale, on the 30th of December 2008. By profession, her husband is also an actor who has appeared in “Downton Abbey” (2010), “Grantchester” (2014), and “The Last Czars” (2019).

With the relationship, the couple has two children whose names are under review. Meanwhile, the family currently resides in London.

Zoe Tapper – Body Measurements

This beautiful woman stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 58 kg. Moreover, she has dark brown hair with a pair of blue eyes. In addition, her body measurement measures 36-24-34 inches and her dress size measures 8 US.

Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@zoetapperofficial’ there are over 9.3k followers. Likewise, there are over 4.3k followers on her Twitter page @zozotaps’ and she is not active on Facebook.