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Ruth Sheen

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ruth Sheen (born 1952) is an English actress. Born in London, Sheen began her career by training at the East 15 Acting School, and has appeared regularly on British television and in British films since 1988. On television, she had recurring roles as Nanny Simmons in Berkeley Square (1998), and as Nurse Ethel Carr in the series Bramwell (1995–1998). She has also appeared as four different characters in six episodes of The Bill between 1989 and 2004. She has also appeared in five Mike Leigh films: in the female lead role of Shirley in High Hopes (1988); as Laughing Woman in Secrets & Lies (1996); as Maureen in All or Nothing (2002), as Lily in Vera Drake (2004) and as Gerri in Another Year (2010). Her role in High Hopes won her the Best Actress award at the 1989 European Film Awards. In 2007, she played the role of Lyn, opposite Ben Whishaw's Steven, in the world premiere of Philip Ridley's stage play, Leaves of Glass at the Soho Theatre, London. She also plays the mother of Jim Sturgess's character, Jamie, in Philip Ridley's feature film, Heartless. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ruth Sheen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jan 1, 1952 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
53
First Appeared:
In the series The Bill 1984-10-16
Latest Project:
Series It's a Sin 2021-01-22
Known For
Poster of A Street Cat Named Bob
Poster of Run, Fatboy, Run
Poster of Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky
Poster of Vera Drake
Filmography
Series It's a Sin Sandra 2021-01-22
Series The Woman in White Mrs. Clements 2018-04-22
Movie VS. Fiona 2018-10-19
Movie A Street Cat Named Bob Elsie 2016-11-04
Movie A Royal Night Out Jack's Mum 2015-05-14
Series Unforgotten Lizzie Wilton 2015-10-08
Movie SuperBob Pat 2015-10-16
Series Inside No. 9 Elizabeth Gadge 2014-02-05
Movie Mr. Turner Sarah Danby 2014-10-31
Movie The One and Only Mike Leigh Herself 2014-11-24
Movie Welcome to the Punch Iris Warns 2013-03-15
Movie The Hardest Part Bus Lady 2010-10-01
Movie Another Year Gerri 2010-11-05
Movie Brave Young Men Stephanie Malloy 2009-03-22
Series Misfits Unknown 2009-11-12
Movie Heartless Marion Morgan 2009-11-21
Movie Hush Your Mouth Mrs Collins 2007-01-01
Movie Run, Fatboy, Run Claudine 2007-09-06
Series Fanny Hill Mrs Jones 2007-10-22
Movie Fanny Hill Mrs. Jones 2007-10-22
Series Vital Signs Unknown 2006-04-20
Movie Imagine Me & You Mrs. Webster 2005-02-01
Movie Footprints in the Snow Lady Victualler 2005-09-11
Series Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky Unknown 2005-04-19
Movie Vanity Fair Miss Pinkerton 2004-09-01
Movie Vera Drake Lily 2004-10-22
Movie Cheeky Tamara 2003-09-08
Movie Plain Jane May 2002-05-27
Movie All or Nothing Maureen 2002-05-17
Movie Lorna Doone Betty Muxworthy 2001-03-11
Series The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells Mrs. MacMananan 2001-08-05
Movie Never Never Sandra 2000-11-04
Movie Virtual Sexuality Jackie Lovett 1999-07-02
Series Berkeley Square Nanny Simmons 1998-05-09
Series Holding On 1997-09-08
Series The History of Tom Jones Mrs. Harris 1997-11-09
Movie The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling Mrs. Harris 1997-11-09
Movie Secrets & Lies Laughing Woman 1996-05-24
Series Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
Movie Different for Girls Nosy neighbour 1996-10-01
Movie The Young Poisoner's Handbook Molly 1995-01-20
Series Bramwell Unknown 1995-05-01
Movie Sin Bin Viv Hastings 1994-05-18
Movie When Pigs Fly Marge 1993-09-12
Series Peak Practice Unknown 1993-05-10
Series Cracker Jean McIlvanney 1993-09-27
Movie A Fatal Inversion 1992-05-10
Movie Ghostwatch Emma Stableford (voice) 1992-10-31
Movie Night Voice Helen Baldwin 1990-07-25
Movie High Hopes Shirley 1988-09-24
Movie Little Dorrit Society Lady 1987-12-11
Series Casualty Barbara George 1986-09-06
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16