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Fallout Actress Ella Purnell’s Parents Suzy Purnell And Simon Reid Are Her Biggest Fans Since Day One

Ella has made it big today with her parents support.

Ella Purnell was born on September 17, 1996, to parents Simon Reid and Suzy Purnell. However, after her birth, they divorced, and Ella grew up with her mother and stepdad.

Ella Purnell is an English actress known for her versatile roles in both film and television. 

She attended various schools, including Bethnal Green Montessori, Forest School, the City of London School for Girls, and the Young Actors Theatre Islington.

Purnell began her acting journey as a child actress on the West End stage and in various films.

She played Young Ruth (portrayed by Keira Knightley as an adult) in the adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel, released in 2010.

She has recently been in the spotlight after releasing the Amazo Prime Video drama series Fallout.

Ella Purnell Lives With Her Mother, Suzy Purnell, And Step Father Jon Squirrell

Ella’s mother, Suzy Purnell, got into a relationship with Jon Squirrell after her divorce from Simon Reid.

They officially married in September 2018 after years of dating. Suzy and Jon have raised Emma with love and support since the beginning.

Suzy Purnell, originally from London, United Kingdom, attended Greensward School in Hockley.

She now works as the yoga director at The Vault Gym, founded by her husband Jon Squirrell in October 2010.

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Similarly, Jon Squirrell comes from an Athletic background that inspired him to open his own gym.

Moreover, Suzy Purnell and Jon Squirrell have been exceptional parents to Ella Purnell throughout her life.

From her childhood days, they recognized her passion for acting and enrolled her at the Sylvia Young Theatre School, where her remarkable career began.

Ella Purnell Has An Extended Family From Her Biological Father

Despite her parent’s separation, Ella has maintained a close relationship with her biological father.

Following the divorce, Ella’s father, Simon Reid, remarried another woman named Isabelle Peterson Reid, who is an artist.

They have three sons together Noa Reid, 21, Enzo Reid, 17, and Leon Reid.

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Ella shares a good bond with her half-brothers, and despite their different upbringings, her brothers provide her with unwavering support.

Moreover, Ella’s upbringing, with both her parents, has contributed to her success as an accomplished actress.


  • Beyond acting, Ella Purnell has a keen interest in photography. She often captures candid moments and shares them on her social media platforms.
  • Ella Purnell is currently in a relationship with Max Bennett Kelly.
  • Ella is also a compassionate advocate related to mental health awareness.
Prakriti Paudel
Prakriti Paudel
Prakriti Paudel is a storyteller in the world of movies, known for painting vivid tales about the big screen. With a passion for cinema, she brings stories to life that captivate audiences. She invites viewers on an unforgettable journey with her articles, blending fantasy and reality to craft literary wonders.


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