Aisling Loftus is an English actress. She is the daughter of Irish parents, Paddy and Eileen, and has an older sister, Aoife. Loftus began acting aged nine at the Carlton Workshops, and later took her A-Levels at the Becket School in Nottingham. She played several small roles in television dramas and films, including This Is England. Loftus made her mainstream television debut in 2000 aged 10 when she appeared in an episode of Peak Practice. Subsequently, Loftus has appeared in various television series, including Casualty, Doctors, The Bill (2008), and in the ITV comedy drama The Fattest Man in Britain starring Timothy Spall and Bobby Ball. In 2008 Loftus was described as a 'Star of Tomorrow' in Screen International magazine. She also appeared in Daniel Elliott’s short Jade, which won a Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2009.