Peaky Blinders, the renowned British television series is a fan favorite, thanks to its compelling characters and gripping storyline.
Set in the aftermath of the First World War, the show awakens deep emotions. It blends fiction and history in a captivating manner and has you glued to the screen. The cast undoubtedly does a great job of telling the story.
The popular Kelly Reilly is rumored to star in Peaky Blinders.
Is that true? Let’s debunk the rumors and set the record straight.
Kelly Reilly is a well-known name in Hollywood. The English native has appeared in several television shows and films throughout her career.
She is, especially famous, for her roles in “Yellowstone”, “Pride & Prejudice” and “Sherlock Homes.”
In “Yellowstone”, she is Beth Dutton, the daughter of a rich rancher who is overprotective of his family and their property.
Reilly has appeared in a few other shows besides the ones mentioned above.
However, she is not one of the cast members of the British drama “Peaky Blinders.”
There are a few sources online claiming that the A-lister played the role of Lizzie Shelby on the show but the role is portrayed by Natasha O’Keeffe since its inception in 2013.
O’Keeffe started off as a guest star but moved to the main character soon after and stayed there until the end of the show.
Reilly doesn’t play any role on Peaky Blinders. Neither is she a part of the main cast nor has she ever appeared on any of the episodes as a guest star.
What Is Kelly Reilly Doing Now?
Yellowstone’s huge success has catapulted Reilly to new levels of fame.
In 2022, the star played a supportive role in Women Talking – an indie drama. She starred alongside Rooney Mara and Claire Foy.
In 2023, she stars in “A Haunting in Venice” as Rowena Drake – a famous opera singer and niece of the wealthy widow, the late Mrs. Llewelyn-Smythe.
Mrs. Drake is portrayed to be a woman with a sexual desire that pushes her to have a romantic relationship with the gardener.
The movie was released by 20th Century Studios in September 2023 and grossed $120 million across the world.
Besides being on TV, Kelly Reilly spends time with her family both in England and the United States.
The actress enjoys yoga, horseback riding, and soccer among other things.
She is married to Kyle Baugher, an infamous financier in Texas to whom she tied the knot with in 2012.