her enigmatic, time-halting loveliness is a boon for The Tudors, and damn near worth losing your head over".
After her character's death at the end of the second season, The Boston Herald noted: "Dormer gave Anne Boleyn life, making her not just a beautiful schemer but a rebellious, defiantly independent tragic hero in the tradition of Rebel Without a Cause and Cool Hand Luke...
But this time, instead of moving on with a fame-hungry TV star [hi, Kaley Cuoco], Henry Cavill is instead dating a barely legal 21-year-old ‘animal killer’ named Marisa Gonzalo.
Born and brought up in Berkshire, she was educated at Chiltern Edge Secondary School and Reading Blue Coat School, and trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
her departure from The Tudors leaves a tremendous void." In 2008, Dormer played Moira Nicholson in Agatha Christie's Marple: "Why Didn't They Ask Evans? Dormer's Marple appearance aired in the US in the summer of 2009 as part of the PBS Masterpiece Mystery anthology series.
Also in that year, she appeared in Incendiary, but her scenes were cut from the final film.
She received widespread praise for her portrayal of Anne Boleyn on the Showtime series The Tudors (2007–08), and was nominated for two Gemini Awards for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Drama Series.
She made her stage debut at the Young Vic in 2010 in the play Sweet Nothings, and portrayed Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Duchess of York in Madonna's film W. (2011) and Private Lorraine in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).