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Amanda Root

Amanda Root (born 1963 in Chelmsford, Essex) is an English stage and screen actor and a former voice actor for children's programmes. Ms Root is possibly best known for her starring role in the 1995 BBC film adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion and the British TV comedy All About Me, as Miranda, alongside Richard Lumsden in 2004 and when she was a voice actor, best known for voicing Sophie in BFG. She trained for the stage at Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. Description above from the Wikipedia article Amanda Root, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 1, 1963 In Chelmsford, Essex, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Natural World 1983-10-30
Latest Project:
Movie Summerland 2020-07-24
Known For
Poster of Their Finest
Poster of Sherlock
Poster of Sunnyside Farm
Poster of Jane Eyre
Movie Summerland Mrs. Lawrence 2020-07-24
Movie Their Finest Cecy/Mrs Brown (Careless Talk Film) 2017-04-06
Movie The Black Prince Queen Victoria 2017-07-21
Series Sherlock Emma Welsborough 2010-07-25
Series Thorne Unknown 2010-10-10
Series Law & Order UK Unknown 2009-02-23
Movie The Robber Bride Tony Fremont 2007-03-03
Movie Miss Marie Lloyd: Queen of the Music Hall Mrs. Chart 2007-05-09
Series The Impressionists Alice Hoschede 2006-04-30
Series The Robinsons 2005-05-05
Series London Charlotte Bronte 2004-05-07
Series Julian Fellowes Investigates: A Most Mysterious Murder Vera Sidney 2004-10-16
Movie Love Again Maeve Brennan 2003-07-26
Series Little Britain Unknown 2003-09-16
Series The Forsyte Saga 2002-04-07
Series Rose and Maloney Unknown 2002-09-29
Series All About Me Unknown 2002-03-08
Series Foyle's War Unknown 2002-10-27
Series Daniel Deronda 2002-11-23
Series Anna Karenina Dolly 2000-05-09
Movie Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? Margaret Robinson 2000-03-10
Series Waking the Dead Unknown 2000-09-04
Movie Original Sin 1997-03-20
Series Original Sin Frances Peverell 1997-03-20
Series Midsomer Murders Unknown 1997-03-23
Series Sunnyside Farm Unknown 1997-04-18
Movie Jane Eyre Miss Temple 1996-02-09
Movie Deep in the Heart Kate Markham 1996-10-10
Movie Breaking the Code Patricia 'Pat' Green 1996-09-17
Movie Persuasion Anne Elliott 1995-05-01
Movie The Man Who Cried Hilda Maxwell 1993-05-25
Series The Buddha of Suburbia 1st TV Producer 1993-11-03
Series Shakespeare: The Animated Tales Kate 1992-11-09
Series A Touch of Frost Unknown 1992-12-06
Movie The BFG Sophie (voice) 1989-12-25
Series Casualty Joyce Paice 1986-09-06
Series Natural World Narrator 1983-10-30