Date of Birth: September 24th 1985
Born in the city of Bristol, Nixon and her six brothers were raised in Pontypridd, Wales, where she attended CCS.
Nixon trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, where before graduation in 2007 she secured an agent who signed her up to Universal Studios after appearing in a college production of Quadrophenia.
In Autumn 2007 she starred as the motherless Sophy Hutton in the BBC One costume drama series Cranford, opposite Dame Judi Dench. Her film credits include Wild Child and Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging.
Nixon appears in the forthcoming films Easy Virtue and Cherrybomb.
In September 2008 she made her stage debut as Griet in a tour and London run of an adaptation of Girl With A Pearl Earring.