Who is Tasmin Egerton?
An actress, Tasmin rose to prominence through her role as Guinevere in the series “Camelot“, but her name also came into the spotlight after it was revealed that she’s dating the famous “Penny Dreadful” actor, Josh Hartnett.
Being a celebrity partner can be both curse and a blessing, and if you wondered what this relationship brought to Tasmin, let us tell you the naked truth about her life and work. She is a renowned actress with over 35 acting credits to her name, and besides the aforementioned role, she’s had supporting roles in popular movies including “The Brothers Grimsby”, “Love, Rosie”, and “Keeping Mum”, among others.
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Early life and education
Tamsin Olivia Egerton-Dick was born under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius on 26 November 1988, in Surrey, England, thus she holds British nationality. She was raised by her parents Nicola Egerton and Michael Dick, alongside her elder sister Sophia, also an actress.
Tamsin followed in her sister’s steps, and began acting aged six, performing in a local youth theatre. She attended the independent Ditcham Park School in Hampshire, England, and finished her education aged 16. Upon matriculating in 2004, she didn’t enroll at college but moved to London, England to pursue her acting career.
Tasmin enjoyed acting, although she admitted to being bullied as a young girl because she dreamed of becoming a famous Hollywood actress. Besides her family, her biggest support was her roommate, Talulah Riley, who later became one of her co-stars in the movie “St. Trinian’s”.
Roles in series
Tasmin made her acting debut portraying Young Morgaine in the 2001 TV mini-series “The Mists of Avalon“, followed with her role as Betzy in “Napoleon“ in 2002, and during 2002 and ‘03, was seen as Princess Eleonora in “Sir Gadabout, The Worst Knight in the Land“.
Her next role came in 2006 in “Silent Witness”, followed by her role as Imogen in “Trial & Retribution” in 2009. Tasmin then played Butch Beausoleil in the 2010 TV mini-series “Money”, before she was cast to play Guinevere in “Camelot” in 2011.
Tasmin followed with her role as Nancy Spungen in another TV mini-series – “Psychobitches” in 2013 – her most recent television role.
Roles in movies
Tamsin made her first movie appearance in the 2003 TV movie “ Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale“, followed by her role in “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking“ in 2004. She made her big-screen debut in the 2005 crime comedy “Keeping Mum”, opposite Rowan Atkinson and Maggie Smith.
In the following year, Tasmin was seen as Sarah in “Driving Lessons”, and the same year, she made an appearance as Katrina in the popular family movie “Eragon“, although her role was uncredited.
She followed with roles in the short movie “Earthquake” and the TV movie “The Abbey“ in 2000, and Tasmin’s next significant role came in the same year, when she was cast to play Chelsea in “St. Trinian’s“, starring Rupert Everett, Gemma Arterton and Talulah Riley.
Two years later, Tasmin portrayed Flora in “Knife Edge“, and she then reprised her role as Chelsea in the 2009 sequel “ St Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold“. In 2010, Tasmin acted in three movies – “4. 3. 2. 1.”, “Hug”, and “The Story of F***“.
In the following year, she was cast to play Georgie in “Chalet Girl“, followed by her role as Fiona in the 2013 movie “The Look of Love“, and in the same year, she was seen in “Grand Piano“ and “The List“.
In 2014, Tasmin acted in “Queen & Country” and “Love, Rosie“, followed by appearances in “The Lovers“ and “Killing Jesus“ in 2015. The following year saw Tasmin in “The Brothers Grimsby” opposite Sacha Baron Cohen, Rebel Wilson and Mark Strong.
Tasmin waited for three years to be cast to play Fiona Miller in the 2019 movie “Balance, Not Symmetry“, which was her most recent role.
Her fans will be happy to hear that Tasmin finally got the lead role in her announced new movie “Tell That to the Winter Sea“, written and directed by Jaclyn Bethany.
Love life and husband
There have been various rumors concerning Tamsin’s love life; she’s been romantically linked to various men from the entertainment industry – she lived for a while with the theatre producer from Hampstead, Jamie Hendry, although she hasn’t spoken about being anything more than roommates.
It’s known that from 2005 until 2008 Tamsin was in a relationship with Andrew R. Jones, a visual effects artist, perhaps known best for his work on “Avatar” and “The Jungle Book“.
After the two broke up, Tamsin began dating Ben Barnes, a famous “The Chronicles of Narnia“ actor, however, this relationship lasted less than a year, and they separated by the end of 2009.
Tamsin briefly dated British actor Freddie Stroma, known for his role in “Pitch Perfect”, but their relationship only lasted a couple of months in 2010, as they broke up in early 2011.
Although the two haven’t spoken about how and when they met, Tamsin and her future husband, Josh Hartnett, publicized their relationship in August 2012. On 25 November 2015, they welcomed their first daughter, Thisbe, and their second daughter, Roxanna was born on 1 July 2017. Their third child was born in 2019, however, the couple only revealed this news in 2021, and they haven’t shared the gender and the name of the newborn.
After a decade of dating, Tamsin and Josh secretly married in November 2021, at London’s Old Marylebone Town Hall in the Soho room which only seats 12 people, so a classy ceremony held in the presence of their closest family members and friends. The news about their wedding was announced in March 2022.
As of August 2022, Tasmin is married, and she has three children. The family lives in their residence in Surrey.
Age, height, and net worth
Tamsin’s age is 33, she has long, blonde hair and blue eyes; she weighs around 120lbs (54kgs) and is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) tall, with vital statistics of 33-23-34.
According to sources, her net worth has been estimated at $1 million, and if you wondered about her husband’s net worth, as of August 2022, it has been estimated at $25 million.
Who is Josh Hartnett?
Joshua Daniel ‘Josh’ Hartnett is a producer and actor with over 55 acting credits to his name; some of his notable roles have been in movies such as “Black Hawk Down”, “Lucky Number Slevin“, and “The Faculty“.
Josh was born on 21 July 1978, which makes him aged 44, and is a Saint Paul, Minnesota USA native. He holds American nationality although he comes from a family of Irish, German, Swedish and Norwegian descent.
After his parents’ divorce, he spent most of his childhood with his father, who raised him Roman Catholic. Josh attended Nativity of Our Lord Catholic School and Minneapolis South High School. Upon matriculating in 1996, he moved to New York City to attend the Conservatory of Theatre Arts & Film at the State University of New York, Purchase, but dropped out after a year.
Josh made his acting debut as John in the 1998 movie “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later“, which brought him a nomination for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Male Newcomer. His roles followed one another, and the audience enjoyed watching him in “Pearl Harbor“, “Penny Dreadful“, and “Sin City“, among many others.
Speaking of his personal life, before he met his future wife, he was in a relationship with numerous celebrities, some of whom are Scarlett Johansson, Mischa Barton, Natalie Imbruglia, and Kirsten Dunst.