Aimee Lou Wood

Aimée Lou Wood is a British actress. She is best known for her debut role as Aimee Gibbs in the Netflix original comedy-drama series Sex Education.

Early life

Aimee Lou Wood is from Manchester, England. She studied acting, first on the Foundation Course at the Oxford School of Drama, then at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where she graduated in 2017, obtaining a BA Degree in Acting. During her time at RADA, Wood was involved in many productions, such as playing Margaret in a production of Scuttlers directed by Hannah Eidinow, and as Goody in Vinegar Tom, directed by Cressida Brown. Wood played Jess in Hen, a short film directed by James Larkin, and Yulia in Summerfolk, directed by Deborah Paige.


In 2019, Wood made her screen debut as Aimee Gibbs, a main character in the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education, alongside co-stars Emma Mackey, Asa Butterfield, Ncuti Gatwa and Gillian Anderson. Wood had originally auditioned for the part of 'Lily', but was more than happy to land the role of Aimee Gibbs.
Wood's Agent is Lizzie Newell, Independent Talent Group.
Aimee also plays Sonya as part of the play 'Uncle Vanya' playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London from 14th January to 2nd May 2020. The show has a run time of 2 hours 30 mins.

Personal life

Wood's Sex Education co-star, Connor Swindells, confirmed that they were in a relationship in January 2019.