Who is Caitlin Blackwood?
Caitlin was born in Antrim, Northern Ireland, on 23 June 2000 – her zodiac sign is Cancer, and she holds both Irish and British nationality. She’s an actress with just six credits to her name so far, probably known best for her portrayal of Amelia Pond in the critically acclaimed adventure science fiction series “Doctor Who”. It was created by Sydney Newman, currently stars Jodie Whittaker, Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie, and follows the alien adventurer Doctor Who while he’s travelling through time and space. The series actually premiered in 1963, but the present series since 2005, and has won 122 awards, including four BAFTAs, while it was nominated for 215 other awards; Caitlin in her debut role was a member of the cast from 2010 to 2013.
Early life and education
Caitlin was raised in Antrim by her parents, about whom little is known because she respects their privacy, however, it’s believed that her father’s a businessman, and that her mother’s a doctor. Because Caitlin hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, most of her fans believe that she’s an only child.
She was six years old when she and her family moved to Inverness, Scotland where she’s been based to this day. It was around that time that Caitlin became interested in acting, mostly because she watched movies and TV series with her family nearly every day. She went on to practice her acting skills at a local theatre, and Caitlin was a member of her school’s drama club, appearing in various plays performed both at the school and various theatres.
She matriculated in 2018, and although she hasn’t spoken of her further education, most people believe that she enrolled at college, from which she should be graduating in the summer of 2022.
Roles in TV series
Caitlin has appeared in only one other TV series besides “Doctor Who”. She played Alexis in the 2015 episode “Preparing the Weapon” of the science fiction drama “Cops and Monsters”, created by Fraser Coull, and which stars Billy Kirkwood, Ellen Patterson and Chris Bain. The series follows a group of people who are defending humans from zombies, werewolves and vampires, it has been airing since 2014, and won a 2020 Los Angeles Motion Picture Festival Grand Jury Prize for Best Web Series Pilot.
Roles in movies
Caitlin made her debut film appearance in the 2018 short drama “Sundown”, written and directed by Ryan Hendrick, and in which she starred alongside Frazer Hines. The film explains how a person’s life can change, if they accept their own mortality.
Caitlin portrayed School Girl in the popular 2019 musical horror comedy “Get Duked!”, written and directed by Ninian Doff, and which starred Lewis Gribben, Rian Gordon and Viraj Juneja. It follows four boys who are being chased by a strange huntsman, and the movie won two of the four awards for which it was nominated.
Caitlin voiced the lead character Amy, in the 2020 short science fiction “The Raggedy Doctor by Amelia Pond”; her only other film role has been in the 2020 romantic comedy drama “Lost at Christmas”, written and directed by Ryan Hendrick, and which starred Natalie Clark, Kenny Boyle and Sylvester McCoy.
The movie follows two strangers who are helping each other arrive home on time for Christmas.
Caitlin could’ve been seen featured in various TV specials, including “Best of the Doctor”, “Best of the Monsters”, and “Best of the Companions”, all of which were released in 2011.
She has also been featured in various documentaries, including the 2013 movie “The Timey-Wimey of Doctor Who”, the mini-series “Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited”, and the film “Doctor Who: Farewell to Matt Smith” both in 2013.
Awards and nominations
Caitlin won a 2018 Gold Movie September Award for Best Actor under 18, for her performance in “Sundown”.
Caitlin’s quite active on Instagram, and is today followed by close to 10,000 people, while she’s uploaded nearly 20 pictures onto the network, most of which have been taken during her everyday life.
She launched her Twitter account in October 2015, but has only tweeted 18 times, and is today followed by about 500 people.
She’s quite active on TikTok, and has amassed over 100,000 likes of all her videos combined; most of which feature her telling jokes and lip syncing.
Caitlin has a Facebook page, as well, and it numbers nearly 3,000 fans, while her most recent update was on 16 January 2014.
Where is Caitlin today?
Caitlin hasn’t appeared in any movies or TV series for close to two years now, but hasn’t officially retired from acting.
It’s mostly believed that she’s not rushing with her career, and that she’s currently focused on her education.
Love life and relationships
Caitlin’s highly secretive when it comes to sharing the details of her love life with her fans, and hasn’t spoken of any boys or girls whom she has perhaps been with. This is mostly why there are various rumors circulating the internet, concerning both her sexual orientation and current relationship status.
Some of Caitlin’s fans believe her to be lesbian, claiming that this is why she hasn’t spoken of the boys whom she has dated. It has also been pointed out that Caitlin hasn’t been seen spending time in public with any boy who could perhaps be her boyfriend, while she has often been seen with girls; she hasn’t addressed these rumors.
There are also some people who believe that Caitlin’s today in a relationship with a non-celebrity British boy, and that she prefers to keep him away from the media’s attention because of how her fame could affect them; this hasn’t been confirmed either.
As of March 2022, Caitlin appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Caitlin’s a huge lover of animals, with her favorites being deer and dogs; her pet dog can be seen featured in a couple of her Instagram pictures.
She enjoys spending her spare time in nature, whether if it’s at parks, somewhere deep into the woods or high up in the mountains.
Caitlin’s into travelling, and her acting career has taken her to Los Angeles, California and New York City; her dream travel destination is Miami, Florida.
Winter is her favorite season, mostly because she loves snow.
Caitlin has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio and Angelina Jolie, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Edward Scissorhands”, “Titanic” and “Catch Me If You Can”.
Age, height and net worth
Caitlin’s age is 21. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 8ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of March 2022, Caitlin’s net worth has been estimated at more than $100,000.