Aimée Lou Wood (born 3 February 1995) is a British actress.
She is best known for her role as Aimee Gibbs in the Netflix original comedy-drama series Sex Education which is her debut series.
Aimee Lou Wood is from Manchester, England. She studied acting, first on the Foundation Course at the Oxford School of Drama, then at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) where she graduated in 2017, obtaining BA Degree in Acting (H Level). During her time at RADA, Wood was involved in many productions, such as playing Margaret in a production of Scuttlers directed by Hannah Eidinow, and as Goody in Vinegar Tom, directed by Cressida Brown. Wood played Jess in Hen, a short film directed by James Larkin, and Yulia in Summerfolk, directed by Deborah Paige
In 2019, Wood made her screen debut as Aimee Gibbs, a main character in the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education, alongside co-stars Emma Mackey, Asa Butterfield, Ncuti Gatwa and Gillian Anderson. Wood had originally auditioned for the part of ‘Lily’ (played by Tanya Reynolds), but was more than happy to land the role of Aimee Gibbs. Wood’s Agent is Lizzie Newell, Independent Talent Group.