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Saskia Reeves

1961-08-16 Paddington, London, England, UK

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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. ​


Creation Stories Helen 2021-04-15
Shadows Mother 2020-10-21
Delia Derbyshire: The Myths And Legendary Tapes 2020-10-15
National Theatre Live: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second Bushy / Green / Duchess of York 2019-01-15
The Child in Time Thelma Darke 2018-07-05
De Premier President 2016-03-02
Our Kind of Traitor Tamara 2016-05-05
Salting the Battlefield Anthea Catcheside 2014-03-27
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I Nurse 2013-12-25
Anna Michelle Greene 2013-10-13
Page Eight Anthea Catcheside 2011-08-28
Canoe Man Anne Darwin 2010-03-30
National Theatre Live: A Disappearing Number Ruth Minnen 2010-10-14
Me and Orson Welles Barbara Luddy 2009-11-25
Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983 Mandy Wymer 2009-02-28
The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle Louisa Doyle 2005-09-08
A Line in the Sand Meryl Rogers 2004-12-02
The Tesseract Rosa 2003-05-15
L.A. Without a Map Joy 1999-02-26
A Christmas Carol Mrs. Cratchit 1999-12-05
Heart Maria Ann McCardle 1999-01-01
A Very British Psycho Narrator 1997-01-01
Different for Girls Jean 1996-10-01
I.D. Lynda 1995-05-05
Butterfly Kiss Miriam 1995-08-18
Traps Louise Duffield 1994-08-11
Citizen Locke Lady Marsham 1994-04-30
The Bridge 1992-01-10
Close My Eyes Natalie Bryant 1991-11-22
December Bride Sarah Gilmartin 1991-01-04
Antonia and Jane Antonia McGill 1990-01-01
Metamorphosis Greta Samsa 1987-02-01
Last Day of Summer Linda 1984-06-07