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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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In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Bill 1984-10-16
Latest Project:
Pelicula Un gato callejero llamado Bob 2016-11-04
Known For
Poster of Another Year
Poster of Heartless
Poster of Berkeley Square
Poster of A Fatal Inversion
Pelicula Un gato callejero llamado Bob Elsie 2016-11-04
Series Unforgotten Lizzie Wilton 2015-10-08
Pelicula Noche real Jack's Mum 2015-05-14
Pelicula SuperBob Pat 2015-10-16
Pelicula The One and Only Mike Leigh Herself 2014-11-24
Pelicula Mr. Turner Sarah Danby 2014-10-31
Series Inside No. 9 Elizabeth Gadge 2014-02-05
Pelicula Cruzando el límite Iris Warns 2013-03-15
Pelicula Another Year Gerri 2010-11-05
Pelicula The Hardest Part Bus Lady 2010-10-01
Pelicula Brave Young Men Stephanie Malloy 2009-03-22
Pelicula Heartless Marion Morgan 2009-11-21
Series Misfits Unknown 2009-11-12
Pelicula Fanny Hill Mrs. Jones 2007-10-22
Series Fanny Hill Mrs Jones 2007-10-22
Pelicula Corredor de fondo Claudine 2007-09-06
Series Vital Signs Unknown 2006-04-20
Pelicula Footprints in the Snow Lady Victualler 2005-09-11
Pelicula Rosas rojas Mrs. Webster 2005-02-01
Pelicula El secreto de Vera Drake Lily 2004-10-22
Pelicula Todo o nada Maureen 2002-05-17
Series El mundo de H.G. Well Mrs. MacMananan 2001-08-05
Pelicula Lorna Doone Betty Muxworthy 2001-03-11
Pelicula Never Never Sandra 2000-11-04
Pelicula Sexualidad virtual Jackie Lovett 1999-07-02
Series Berkeley Square Unknown 1998-05-09
Pelicula The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling Mrs. Harris 1997-11-09
Series Holding On 1997-09-08
Pelicula Different for Girls Nosy neighbour 1996-10-01
Pelicula Secretos y mentiras Laughing Woman 1996-05-24
Series Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
Series Bramwell 1995-05-01
Pelicula The Young Poisoner's Handbook Molly 1995-01-20
Pelicula Sin Bin Viv Hastings 1994-05-18
Series Cracker Jean McIlvanney 1993-09-27
Series Peak Practice Unknown 1993-05-10
Pelicula Ghostwatch 1992-10-31
Pelicula A Fatal Inversion 1992-05-10
Pelicula Night Voice 1990-07-25
Pelicula Grandes ambiciones Shirley 1988-09-01
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16