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Beatie Edney

1962-10-23 London, England, UK

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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.


Save the Cinema Mrs. Griffiths (Beehive Woman) 2022-01-14
Nyet! Liz 2019-03-17
National Theatre Live: Small Island 2019-06-27
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Mrs. Brummegan 2008-03-07
Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! Joan Sims 2006-03-16
The Biographer Lynne Morton 2002-09-01
Highlander: Endgame Heather MacLeod 2000-09-01
The Cyberstalking 1999-01-01
Bloodlines: Legacy of a Lord Kate Manning 1998-01-27
The Affair Esther 1995-10-14
Mesmer Marie Antoinette 1994-08-25
Hard Times Louisa Gradgrind 1994-04-29
MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday Natalia 1994-11-24
In the Name of the Father Carole Richardson 1993-12-12
Wild Flowers Sadie 1990-03-15
Mister Johnson Celia Rudbeck 1990-09-08
The Lilac Bus Dee 1990-01-01
Trouble in Paradise Ann Kusters 1989-05-25
Just Another Secret Anneliese 1989-01-01
Onassis: The Richest Man in the World Tina 1988-05-01
A Handful of Dust Marjorie 1988-06-24
The Dark Angel Maud Ruthyn 1987-02-01
Dagboek van een oude dwaas 1987-03-18
Zahrat al-Qindul 1987-01-02
Highlander Heather MacLeod 1986-03-07
A Day at the Beach Winnie 1970-05-01