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Alison Carroll

Alison Carroll as Lara Croft
Date of birth 27 March 1985 (1985-03-27) (age 24)[1]
Place of birth Croydon, London, England[2]
Height 5'4" (1.63 m)[3]
Hair colour Brown
Eye colour Blue
Website http://www.alisoncarroll.org.uk/

Alison Carroll (born 27 March 1985[1]) is an English gymnast, model, and actress. She has been the official Lara Croft model since August 2008.

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Biography

Alison Carroll was born in Croydon, Surrey in England.

She trained at the Urdang Academy in Musical Theatre and graduated in 2007 with a Distinction.[citation needed] She has represented Great Britain as a professional display gymnast, and has performed in front of Prince Charles.[4] She was also a children's gymnastics coach, choreographing the winning junior team at the British National Championships.[4][5]

Since 2007 she has been a registered actress.[6]

In August 2008 she was announced as the new Lara Croft model for the latest game, Tomb Raider: Underworld. At the time, she was working as a receptionist at a golf club.[2] Carroll replaced Karima Adebibe, who retired from the role earlier in the year.

She is the first Lara Croft model with trained gymnastics and acting skills.

Filmography

  • GridIron UK (pre-production)[7]
  • The Kid (2009) as Clare
  • Doghouse (2009) as The Teen

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Preceded by
Karima Adebibe
Lara Croft model
2008–present
Succeeded by
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