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Beatie Edney

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Beatrice "Beatie" Edney (born 23 October 1962) is an English television actress. Born in London, she is the daughter of actress Sylvia Syms, and sister of Benjamin Edney and a cousin of musician Nick Webb. Edney first came to audiences' attention as Heather MacLeod in the 1986 film Highlander, the first film in the Highlander series. She returned to the role again in the 2000 film Highlander: Endgame. In 1987 Edney performed the title role in the TV production of 'The Dark Angel' with Peter O'Toole. In 1990, she appeared in the Bruce Beresford directed film Mister Johnson alongside Pierce Brosnan and Edward Woodward. Her many television appearances include a leading role in the TV series Lost Empires, based on the novel by J.B. Priestley, with Colin Firth in 1986. She has also appeared in episodes of Rosemary & Thyme, A Touch of Frost, Prime Suspect, Inspector Morse, Lewis (TV series), Agatha Christie's Poirot adaptation of The Mysterious Affair at Styles and Wallander (2009). In 1994, she played the role of Louisa Gradgrind in the television adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel Hard Times. In 1995, she had a starring role in the Channel 4 sitcom Dressing For Breakfast. In 2012 she played Queen Charlotte in The Madness of King George III, in a revival at the Apollo Theatre.

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Oct 23, 1962 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie A Day at the Beach 1972-04-17
Latest Project:
Movie National Theatre Live: Small Island 2019-06-27
Known For
Poster of Poldark
Poster of Highlander: Endgame
Poster of Hard Times
Poster of In the Name of the Father
Movie Nyet! Liz 2019-03-17
Series Year of the Rabbit Mrs McHenry 2019-06-10
Movie National Theatre Live: Small Island 2019-06-27
Series Poldark Prudie Paynter 2015-03-08
Series The Coroner Judith Kennedy 2015-11-16
Movie Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Mrs. Brummegan 2008-03-07
Series Lewis Justine Skinner 2007-02-18
Series Hotel Babylon Unknown 2006-01-19
Movie Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! Joan Sims 2006-03-16
Movie The Biographer Lynne Morton 2002-09-01
Series Messiah Unknown 2001-05-26
Series Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes Unknown 2000-01-04
Movie Highlander: Endgame Heather MacLeod 2000-09-01
Movie The Cyberstalking Unknown 1999-01-01
Movie Bloodlines: Legacy of a Lord Kate Manning 1998-01-27
Series The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Annabella 1996-11-17
Movie The Affair Esther 1995-10-14
Series Dressing for Breakfast Unknown 1995-11-24
Series Hard Times Louisa Gradgrind 1994-04-29
Movie Hard Times Louisa Gradgrind 1994-04-29
Movie MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday Natalia 1994-11-24
Movie Mesmer Marie Antoinette 1994-08-25
Movie In the Name of the Father Carole Richardson 1993-12-12
Series A Touch of Frost Unknown 1992-12-06
Series Prime Suspect Susan Covington 1991-04-07
Movie The Lilac Bus Dee 1990-01-01
Movie Wild Flowers Sadie 1990-03-15
Movie Mister Johnson Celia Rudbeck 1990-09-08
Movie Just Another Secret Anneliese 1989-01-01
Movie Trouble in Paradise Ann Kusters 1989-05-25
Movie Onassis: The Richest Man in the World Tina 1988-05-01
Movie A Handful of Dust Marjorie 1988-06-24
Movie Wild Flowers: Women of South Lebanon 1987-01-02
Series Inspector Morse Unknown 1987-01-06
Movie Highlander Heather MacLeod 1986-03-07
Series Lost Empires Nancy Ellis 1986-10-24
Movie A Day at the Beach Winnie 1972-04-17