Cara Theobold was born January 8, 1990 in Yorkshire, England. She attended Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. In 2011, she auditioned for the role of Ivy in ‘Downton Abby.’ She got the part and the school allowed her to finish her final year early to appear in the show. In 2012 she was a joint recipient of the Screen Actors’ Guild award for the best ensemble cast in a television series.

Cara left the show in 2013 and appeared in several other British televison shows such as ‘The Syndicate’, ‘Together’, and ‘Crazyhead.’