Lorne Stormont-Darling, a hypnotherapist, is known for being the husband of popular British actress Honeysuckle Weeks. Lorne’s wife’s best performance came with the TV wartime drama series Foyle’s War (2002–2015) in which she was cast as Samantha Stewart (later Wainwright) opposite Michael Kitchen. Her other notable television works include Poirot (2006), The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Radio 4 adaptation of Fortunes of War (2008), The Charles Dickens Show (2012), Death in Paradise (2015), Maxxx, and Frankie Drake Mysteries (2019).
Lorne Stormont-Darling’s Family Background
Lorne’s wife was born Honeysuckle Susan Weeks on born August 1, 1979, in Cardiff, Wales. She grew up with her father Robin and mother Susan in Chichester and Petworth parts of England. Weeks has a younger sister Perdita and a brother Rollo. Both of them are in the acting profession. She engaged the poet and musician Anno Birkin for a short period who died in a car crash in Italy in 2001. She married hypnotherapist Lorne Stormonth-Darling in London in July 2007.
Her younger brother Rollo Percival Loring Weeks is a businessman and former actor who appeared in the films The Little Vampire (2000) and The Thief Lord (2006), while her younger sister Perdita Rose Weeks, an actress, is best known for playing Juliet Higgins in the CBS-turned-NBC reboot series Magnum P.I.
Lorne Stormont-Darling’s Career
Lorne’s wife Honeysuckle Weeks began her acting career in 1993 when played the juvenile lead role of Kitty Killen in Anne Fine’s Goggle-Eyes, in which her sister Perdita and brother Rollo also appeared.
She gained attention for her role in A Dark-Adapted Eye (1994), The Ruth Rendell Mysteries episodes The Strawberry Tree (1995) and The Orchid Walls (1998), and The Bill (1995).
She rose to prominence when she appeared with her sister Catherine Cookson’s The Rag Nymph in 1997, followed by the children’s TV series The Wild House (1997 to 1998)
She made her film debut by playing Annie Ridd in the TV movie Lorna Doone in 2000. Next year she appeared in Sarah in My Brother Tom. She acted as Clarissa in Red Mercury in 2005. In The Wicker Tree, she did a nude role in a couple of scenes in 2011.
As a stage artist Weeks appeared as “Sarah Prentice” in the play A Daughter’s A Daughter at London’s Trafalgar Studios and as Eliza Doolittle at the Chichester Festival Theatre in West Sussex in 2010. From May 8 to June 8, 2013, she played a lead role in the play These Shining Lives. She appeared as Mabel Cantwell in Gore Vidal’s play The Best Man on the West End in 2018.
Lorne Stormont-Darling’s Family Net Worth
Lorne’s wealth is yet to be reviewed as there is no information about his net worth in the media. But being a celebrity husband he must be having an opulent life. Weeks reportedly has a net worth of $9 million, which she has earned from her successful acting career. For her most memorable performance in the TV series Foyle’s War, she garnered a positive response from critics. The series also won a BAFTA Award. She received a nomination in the Most Popular Newcomer category at the National Television Awards in 2004.