Fay Masterson

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Fay Masterson
Born (1974-04-15) April 15, 1974 (age 40)
Occupation Actress

Fay Masterson (born 15 April 1974)[1] is an English film, television and video-game actress. She is also a voice actress.

Career[edit]

Masterson's performance career began as a dancer which she gave up at age 11 to attend the Brite Lites Academy in Eltham, South East London. Masterson started her acting career as a child actress at age 14 with her first appearance as Head Girl in The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988), a fantasy-adventure, musical, family film. Since then she has appeared in over twenty-five films and over thirty-five television productions.[1] She has additionally voiced characters in several video games.[1]

These roles include guest appearances on the television series Jupiter Moon (1990 and 1996), Casualty,[clarification needed] Game On (1996) and The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1991).[2]

After moving to the United States,[citation needed] she has appeared in films including The Power of One (1992),[3] The Man Without a Face (1993)[4] and A Christmas Carol (2009).[2][5]

She has developed a following for her characters in the films of Larry Blamire, particularly her chipper '50s housewife Betty Armstrong in The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra and The Lost Skeleton Returns Again.

In spite of Masterson's anonymity and lack of "gossip", she has appeared on screen with: Peter O'Toole, Tom Cruise, Mel Gibson, Tim Curry, Vanessa Redgrave, Chevy Chase, Leonardo DiCaprio, Nicole Kidman, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe, Jack Palance, Stephen Dorff, Anthony Michael Hall, Rob Lowe, Tom Berenger, Luke Perry, William Shatner, John Cleese and Burt Reynolds among many others.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
1988 The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking Head Girl
1988 Billy's Christmas Angels Hope
1992 The Power of One Maria Elisabet Marais
1993 The Man Without a Face Gloria Norstadt
1994 Cops & Robbersons Cindy Robberson
1995 The Quick and the Dead Mattie Silk
1995 Avenging Angel Miranda Young
1995 Paparazzo Sadie Prince
1997 Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone Alice Pike
1999 Eyes Wide Shut Sally
1999 The Manor Dolly
1999 A Touch of Hope Rochelle Kraft
1999 The Apartment Complex Alice
2000 Brightness Carla
2000 We Married Margo Take Out Girl One
2000 Quantum Project Mia
2000 Sorted Tiffany
2001 Venus and Mars Celeste
2001 Drive, She Said Her
2002 Johnson County War Clara Jager
2003 The Lone Ranger Grace Hartman
2004 Rancid Monica Klein
2004 Paparazzi Marcy
2004 Happily Even After Elizabeth
2004 The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra Betty Armstrong
2006 Sam's Lake Sam
2007 Her Best Move Lori
2007 Trail of the Screaming Forehead Dr. Sheila Bexter
2008 Broken Angel Mimi
2008 Visioneers Cindy
2009 The Crooked Eye Sharon
2010 The Lost Skeleton Returns Again Betty Armstrong
2010 Dark and Stormy Night Sabasha Fanmoore
2010 Amish Grace Jill Green

Partial television work[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1990 and 1996 Jupiter Moon Gabriella Tanzi
1993 Highlander Jenny Harris Episode: The Beast Below
1996 Game On Susie Episode: "Bruce Willis & Robert De Niro Holding A Fish"
2005 "Medium" Female passenger Episode:"Being Mrs.O'Leary's Cow"
2006 Ghost Whisperer Vera
2009 The Mentalist Melinda Batson
2014 The Last Ship Andrea Garnett

Partial video-game work[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII Emily Ruston voice
2008 Legendary Vivian voice
2009 Dragon Age: Origins Kaitlyn/Oriana Cousland/Panowen/Additional Voices voice
2012 Mass Effect 3 Dr. Ann Bryson voice

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Filmography by type for Fay Masterson". Internet Movie Database. Accessed 17 August 2010.
  2. ^ a b Staff writer (undated). "Fay Masterson". faymastersononline.com. Retrieved 17 August 2010. 
  3. ^ (subscription required) http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/review?res=9E0CE2DB1E3DF934A15750C0A964958260
  4. ^ (subscription required) http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/review?res=9F0CE0DE1730F936A1575BC0A965958260
  5. ^ "Fay Masterson". Yahoo! Movies (portions copyright by Baseline). Retrieved 17 August 2010. 

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