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Cara Louise Theobold (born 8 January 1990) is an English actress who portrayed the role of Marie Amos in Series 4, Episode 3 of Call the Midwife.

Early Life[]

Cara Louise Theobold was born on 8 January 1990 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. She attended Outwood Grange Academy before going on to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.


During the 2011 Christmas holidays of her final year at the Guildhall, Theobold auditioned and got the role of Ivy Stuart in the period drama series, Downton Abbey. She was allowed to finish her final year of drama school early to begin filming the series at Easter. Her work on the series resulted in her being a co-recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

In 2014, Theobold made a guest appearance on the TV sitcom, Lovesick.

In 2015, she appeared in two episodes of Last Tango in Halifax as Holly, and in an episode of popular period drama Call the Midwife as Marie Amos. She next starred as Sarah, a housekeeper for a stately home, one of the main characters in the third series of The Syndicate. She is also the voice actress for Tracer in the video games Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm, and starred in the E4/Netflix original series Crazyhead alongside Susan Wokoma.

In 2016, it was announced that Theobold would star in Absentia along with Stana Katic and Patrick Heusinger.

In 2018, she played the part of Victoria Brown in the Polish film, 303 Squadron.

In 2019, she appeared in ITV2 series Zomboat! as Jo, one of the show's main characters.