Poldark Stars Onscreen & Off | Season 1 | Demelza Carne/Eleanor Tomlinson: From waifish to red-hot! Actress Eleanor Tomlinson went ginger for her role in Poldark, and has since told Vogue (UK), “I’ve kept the red hair. I love it.” It’s not the first time Tomlinson used her locks to get into character: To pique the interest of the Poldark casting team, she showed up to her audition wearing baggy boys clothes and with her hair in a “messy, greasy, horrible bun,” (The Times, UK).
Poldark Stars Onscreen & Off | Season 1 | Poldark | Elizabeth Chynoweth/Heida Reed A native of Iceland, the stunning Heida Reed was born Heiða Rún Sigurðardóttir—but later adopted a simpler stage name. While her real-life locks tend to be more natural and tousled, her role in Poldark required much more upkeep. “I had the most hair which means my pick-up call is the earliest. Five am,” she told the The Herald (Scotland).