Kathryn Prescott was first seen in the British medical soap opera ‘Doctors’ in 2008. The following year, she joined the cast of the British teen comedy-drama television series ‘Skins’ created by Bryan Elsley and Jamie Brittain. She played the role of ‘Emily Fitch’ and remained a part of the show until 2010. Fitch was next seen in television series and shows ‘Monroe’ (2011), ‘Casualty’ (2012), ‘Bedlam’ (2012), ‘Being Human’ (2013), ‘Skins Fire’ (2013), and ‘Reign’ (2014). Prescott made her film debut in the 2014 American science fiction horror ‘The Hive’ directed by David Yarovesky. The film received a 5.1 out of 10 rating on IMDb. That same year, she also starred as ‘Carter Stevens / Lyndon Wilson’ in the American teen drama television series ‘Finding Carter’ created by Emily Silver. The series was canceled after 2 seasons in 2015. She next appeared in the 2015 two-part television adaptation ‘The Dovekeepers’ where she portrayed ‘Aziza.’ In 2017, she starred as ‘Zoe’ in the American comedy film ‘Fun Mom Dinner’ directed by Alethea Jones. The film was largely panned by critics and holds a 33% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The same year, she also played the role of ‘Anna’ in the Marti Noxon-directed American drama film ‘To the Bone.’ The film earned praise from critics and received a 70% approval score on Rotten Tomatoes.
Prescott next portrayed ‘Chloe Daniels’ in the 2018 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film ‘Dude’ directed by Olivia Milch. The film was released on Netflix. In 2019, she starred as ‘Clarity June "CJ" Montgomery’ in the Gail Mancuso-directed American family comedy-drama film ‘A Dog's Journey.’ The film, despite opening to a mixed reception, turned out to be a commercial success and grossed over $75.8 million on a budget of $16 million. That same year, she was also seen in the American supernatural horror film ‘Polaroid’ directed by Lars Klevberg. The film was marred by negative reviews from critics and holds a 0% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Prescott last appeared in the American police procedural crime drama television series ‘The Rookie’ in 2021.