Saskia Reeves

Saskia Reeves

Birth name: Saskia Reeves
Born: August 16, 1961
Age: 58
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
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Biography

Saskia Reeves (born 16 August 1961)[1][2] is an English actress best known for her roles in the films Close My Eyes (1991) and I.D. (1995), and the 2000 miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune. She has worked with directors including Mike Leigh, Stephen Poliakoff, Michael Winterbottom, and Nicholas Hytner.

Born and brought up in Twickenham and Paddington, London with her younger sister Imogen, by her Dutch mother and English father, Reeves attended the Lady Eleanor Holles School in Hampton and then studied at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama.[citation needed]

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Career

Early in her career she performed in puppet shows and in satirical revues at the Covent Garden Community Theatre.

Her television credits include Spooks, The Commander and the Bodies finale. Her stage work includes productions at London's National and Royal Court theatres as well as on international tour.

In addition to her acting career, Reeves does voice work, including commercials, narration, and book readings.[3]

In 2008, she starred in English Touring Theatre's revival of Athol Fugard's Hello and Goodbye at the Trafalgar Studios in London.

In 2010, she starred as Anne Darwin, the wife of John Darwin, in BBC4's Canoe Man, a dramatisation of the John Darwin disappearance case,[4] and co-starred in the BBC1 series Luther.

In 2011, Reeves played the matriarch, Anna Brangwen, in the first part of William Ivory's two-part adaptation of D. H. Lawrence's novels The Rainbow and Women in Love, first shown on BBC4.[5]

Screen credits

  • Close My Eyes (1991)
  • December Bride (1991)
  • Antonia and Jane (1991)
  • The Bridge (1992)
  • Traps (1994)
  • Summer Day's Dream (1994, TV production)
  • I.D. (1995)
  • Butterfly Kiss (1995)
  • Christmas Carol (1999, TV film)
  • Heart (1999)
  • Frank Herbert's Dune (2000, TV miniseries) as Lady Jessica
  • The Tesseract (2003)
  • Waking the Dead: Breaking Glass (2003, TV series) as Dr. Laurie Poole
  • Island at War (2004, TV series)
  • A Line in the Sand (2004, TV movie)
  • The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2006, TV series)
  • City of Birds (2008)
  • The Fixer (2008, TV series)
  • Me and Orson Welles (2009) as Barbara Luddy
  • Midsomer Murders: The Sword of Guillaume (2009, TV series) as Marcia Macintyre
  • Canoe Man (2010, TV drama)
  • Luther (2010, TV series)
  • Wallander (2010, TV series)
  • Women in Love (2011) as Anna Brangwen in the first part of BBC television's two-part series
  • Lewis: Old, Unhappy, Far Off Things (2011, TV series) as Alison McLennan
  • Page Eight (2011, TV movie) as Anthea Catcheside
  • Vera (2013, TV series) as Laura Marsden
  • NTSF:SD:SUV:: (2013, TV series) as P.M.O.T.R.N.
  • Nymphomaniac (2013)
  • From There to Here (2014)
  • Mindscape (2014)
  • Salting the Battlefield (2014)
  • Wolf Hall (2015)
  • Shetland (2016, BBC TV)
  • Midsomer Murders: A Dying Art (2016, TV series) as Summer Pitt
  • President Under Siege (nl) (2016) as President of the United States
  • Our Kind of Traitor (2016) as Tamara
  • The Child in Time (2017, BBC TV) as Thelma
  • Collateral (2018) as Deborah Clifford

[ Source: Wikipedia ]