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Saskia Reeves

Saskia Reeves (born 16 August 1961) is a British actress perhaps best known for her roles in the films Close My Eyes (1991) and I.D. (1995), and the 2000 miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune. Born and brought up in London to a Dutch mother and English father, Reeves studied at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has since worked with directors such as Mike Leigh, Stephen Poliakoff, Michael Winterbottom and Nicholas Hytner. Early in her career she performed in puppet shows and in satirical revues at the Covent Garden Community Theatre. Her television credits include Spooks 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 commercial and narration (book readings) for 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 the famous disappearing canoeist John Darwin (played by Bernard Hill) in Canoe Man, a dramatisation of the John Darwin disappearance case for BBC4 and 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Saskia Reeves, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​

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Aug 16, 1961 In Paddington, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Last Day of Summer 1984-06-07
Latest Project:
Movie Creation Stories 2021-04-15
Known For
Poster of The Child in Time
Poster of Our Kind of Traitor
Poster of Page Eight
Poster of National Theatre Live: A Disappearing Number
Movie Creation Stories Helen 2021-04-15
Series Us Connie Petersen 2020-09-20
Movie Delia Derbyshire: The Myths And Legendary Tapes 2020-10-15
Series Roadkill Helen Laurence 2020-10-18
Movie Shadows Mother 2020-10-21
Movie The Child in Time Thelma Darke 2018-07-05
Series Redemption Road Mrs. Hales 2017-01-30
Movie The Prime Minister President 2016-03-02
Movie Our Kind of Traitor Tamara 2016-05-05
Series Wolf Hall Johane Williamson 2015-01-21
Series From There to Here Claire 2014-05-22
Movie Salting the Battlefield Anthea Catcheside 2014-03-27
Series Shetland Freya Galdie 2013-03-10
Movie Nymphomaniac: Vol. I Nurse 2013-12-25
Movie Anna Michelle Greene 2013-10-13
Series One Night 2012-03-26
Series Vera Sarah Marsden 2011-05-01
Series Women in Love Anna Brangwen 2011-03-24
Movie Page Eight Anthea Catcheside 2011-08-28
Series Death in Paradise Frances Compton 2011-10-25
Movie Canoe Man Anne Darwin 2010-03-30
Series Luther DSU Rose Teller 2010-05-04
Movie National Theatre Live: A Disappearing Number Ruth Minnen 2010-10-14
Movie Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983 Mandy Wymer 2009-02-28
Movie Me and Orson Welles Barbara Luddy 2009-11-25
Series The Fixer Unknown 2008-03-10
Series Lewis Alison McLennan 2007-02-18
Series Afterlife Unknown 2005-09-24
Movie The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle Louisa Doyle 2005-09-08
Series Island at War Cassie Mahy 2004-07-11
Movie A Line in the Sand Meryl Rogers 2004-12-02
Series The Commander Unknown 2003-02-16
Movie The Tesseract Rosa 2003-05-15
Series The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Eileen Edwards 2002-04-08
Series Frank Herbert's Dune Lady Jessica Atreides 2000-12-03
Series Waking the Dead Unknown 2000-09-04
Movie Heart Maria Ann McCardle 1999-01-01
Movie A Christmas Carol Mrs. Cratchit 1999-12-05
Movie L.A. Without a Map Joy 1999-02-26
Movie A Very British Psycho Narrator 1997-01-01
Series Plotlands Unknown 1997-05-18
Movie Different for Girls Jean 1996-10-01
Movie I.D. Lynda 1995-05-05
Movie Butterfly Kiss Miriam 1995-08-18
Movie Citizen Locke Lady Marsham 1994-04-30
Movie Traps Louise Duffield 1994-08-11
Movie The Bridge 1992-01-10
Movie December Bride Sarah Gilmartin 1991-01-04
Movie Close My Eyes Natalie Bryant 1991-11-22
Movie Antonia and Jane Antonia McGill 1990-01-01
Movie Metamorphosis Greta Samsa 1987-02-01
Movie Last Day of Summer Linda 1984-06-07
Series A Woman of Substance Edwina (uncredited) 1984-11-26