Who Is Phil Dunster’s Girlfriend? Or Is He Married To A Wife?

August 13, 2023   | March 22, 2024  | 

    Phil Dunster, an English-born actor, does not shy out from sharing his love life with his fans. Often on his Instagram, the Strike Back star posts pictures with his girlfriend of nearly six years, whom many even assume is his wife from secret marriage.

    So, who is Phil Dunster’s girlfriend? What’s her name? Moreover, there are long-running rumors that he & his Ted Lasso co-star Juno Temple were in a relationship, what’s the deal? We have got you covered, let’s dig in!

    Key Takeaways

    • Dunster has been dating Harlots actress Eleanor Heydon since 2017.
    • Phil Dunster’s girlfriend is an actress & filmmaker.
    • Dunster was in a rumored relationship with his ‘Ted Lasso’ co-star Juno Temple but it proved to be false.
    • The ‘Humans’ actor often mentions his girlfriend in interviews & social media.
    • Phil and Eleanor live together in the Hammersmith neighborhood of London.

    Phil Dunster’s Girlfriend Is Eleanor Heydon: An Actress & Filmmaker

    Dunster’s girlfriend, Eleanor “Ellie” Heydon is a talented actress and director who made her transition from theaters to on-screen in 2016 through the comedy web series DIGS. Some of her on-screen projects include Harlots (2017- 19), The Colour of Spring (2020), and Divertimento (2020).

    Phil Dunster's girlfriend
    Dunster’s girlfriend Eleanor is an actress and filmmaker

    She has also directed and produced short films: Safe Word, Pelicans, Pragma (only directed), and Dreamland (only directed). For her on-screen works, she has won several awards- the 2020 Global Film Festival Award, 2020 Los Angeles Film Award & 2020 Oniros Film Award, to name a few.

    Eleanor Is A Grad Of LAMDA

    After completing her A-levels from the Hurthouse School in 2011, Heydon enrolled at LAMDA & graduated in acting in 2012. Then, from 2012 to 2015, the actress cum director went to the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama & obtained an acting degree.

    When Did Phil Dunster & Eleanor Begin Dating?

    The Ted Lasso actor and his England-born girlfriend Eleanor are in a relationship for over five years. The two began dating on November 3, 2017, though, they are yet to open up about how they met & their relationship began. Fans are certain that their shared interest in the acting field brought them together.

    Phil Dunster and his girlfriend Eleanor Heydon are dating since 2017
    Phil Dunster Shares A Picture With Eleanor On Their 5th Anniversary

    On their 5th anniversary on November 3, 2022, both of them shared adorable pictures of themselves on their Instagram. In the caption, Phil wrote, “Totally obsessed. 5 years of love’. 

    Dunster frequently posts pictures of his girlfriend on social media & often goes on romantic dates and takes trips to locations like Mexico and France.

    Went Instagram Official In 2018

    Eleanor Heydon first shared a picture of her boyfriend Dunster on Instagram in July 2018. It was a year later, in July 2019, when the ‘The Devil’s Hour’ actor shared a picture of his bae during their trip to Paris. Ever since then, the couple’s been sharing pictures of them on their respective social media profiles.

    Are Dunster & Eleanor Heydon Married?

    No, even though they have been dating for five years, the duo has not yet tied the knot. They also have not discussed their wedding preferences or plans. Many new admirers of the couple frequently wonder if they are already married since they are constantly together- be it on events or social media.

    Phil and Eleanor live together in a terraced House in the Hammersmith neighborhood of London, along with two roommates. Fans are hopeful that the two will get married in the near future.

    Phil Dunster’s Girlfriend Accompany Him In The Red Carpet

    Dunster & his better half Ellie are often a couple-adoration on a display on the red carpets. In August 2021, she & Phil appeared in the “Top Gun” Luna Cinema screening at Kensington Gardens in London, England. On 1st  September that year, they posed together at the GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2021.

    Dunster's girlfriend Eleanor accompanies him in the red carpets
    Dunster and his girlfriend Heydon at the 2021 GQ Awards

    On March 9, 2022, they attended a pre-BAFTA filmmakers’ dinner and party at Dunhill House. A few months after, they appeared at the GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2022 on November 16, 2022.

    Collaboration In A Short-Film

    Heydon directed the 2020 short film Pragma, a romance-comedy, which starred her boyfriend Phil Dunster opposite Lucy Heath (also its writer & producer).

    Relationship Rumors Of Phil & His Co-Star Juno Temple

    Dunster and Juno Temple gained notoriety after their on-screen characters Tartt and Keeley Jones started dating in the series Ted Lasso’. Fans even started to question whether the two were a thing in real life too after the two were spotted together at a Neiman Marcus party in Hollywood in 2021.

    Phil Dunster and Juno Temple, his Ted Lasso co-star
    Phil and his Ted Lasso co-star Juno Temple were alleged to be dating

    But in reality, the two are good friends  & also at the time when rumors rose, they were in a relationship with their respective partners- Phil was in a relationship with Eleanor while Temple was dating Michael Szymanski at the time.