Who is Violet in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story?

May 5, 2023
Louie Fecou 0
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Who is Violet in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story? We discuss the popular Netflix series and one of the supporting characters.

The success of Bridgerton has led to a limited prequel series from Netflix that focuses on Queen Charlotte and King George III.

Shonda Rhimes has devoted a lot of time and energy to the show, and it is fair to say that it has become a smash hit for the streaming platform.

The spin-off series has thrilled fans, looking in depth at Queen Charlotte and the tragic illness of King George, but there are other characters throughout the mini-series that have also got tongues wagging.

This article, which spins off from our other Bridgerton articles that you must read right after consuming this one, will set its sights on one such character and answer the question, who is Violet from Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story?

Who is Violet in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story?

Violet Bridgerton is the popular and caring matriarch of the Bridgerton dynasty. As a well-respected mother figure, she always encouraged her children to follow their hearts and wishes they could find love the way she has in her relationship with Edmund. Violet would stay with Edmund until his death.

In this spin-off series, we see how Violet and her friends, Lady Danbury and Queen Charlotte, are struggling with a sense of companionship.

How old is Violet in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story?

In a press conference for Queen Charlotte, showrunner Shonda Rhimes stated that the young Violet is 12 years old in scenes set in the past, so that would make her 68 in 1817.

Who plays Violet in Bridgerton?

The part of Violet is played by Ruth Gemmell, a well-known face on British television. Ruth was born in 1967 and hailed from County Durham in the UK.

In 1995, she would marry the actor Ray Stevenson, who she met on the set of the UK crime drama Band of Gold. They would make it to 2005 before the couple divorced.

Ruth had a feature film debut in the football-based movie Fever PitchThis adaptation of the book by Nick Hornby would be quite successful, and Ruth was in the lead role.

After the film, she would secure solid supporting roles in TV and film.

Ruth would be recognized from such shows as Doc Martin, Eastenders, Penny Dreadful, and Primeval.

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