Julie Graham

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This article is about the actress. For the geographer, see J. K. Gibson-Graham.
Julie Graham
Born (1965-07-24) 24 July 1965 (age 49)
Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, UK
Spouse(s) Joseph A. Bennett
Children Edie May (born 2004) and Cyd Betty (born 2006)

Julia "Julie" Graham (born 24 July 1965 in Irvine, Ayrshire) is a Scottish television and film actress.[1]


Graham has appeared in the Channel 4 Blood Red Roses (1986, filmed in East Kilbride) and the BBC TV series The Houseman's Tale (1987). She has also had roles as Alison McGrellis in Casualty (1988–1989), Alice in Harry (1993–1995), Alison McIntyre in Life Support (1999), Lisa Kennedy in The Bill (2010), Megan Hartnoll in At Home with the Braithwaites (2000–2003), Alona Cunningham in Between the Sheets (2003), and Mary Gilcrest in William and Mary (2003–2005).[2]

Her film credits include The Fruit Machine (1988), Silent Scream (1990), Nuns on the Run (1990), The Big Man (1990), The Near Room (1995), Preaching to the Perverted (1997), Bedrooms and Hallways (1998), and Some Voices (2000).[2] In 1991, she starred in the short film Rosebud with UK painter Sadie Lee.[3]

She also appeared as Rosie in the Leave It All Behind series of British television commercials for the Peugeot 106 car, alongside Annie Dunkley and Michael McKell in the mid 1990s.

In 2006 she appeared in episode 2 of Sharman as Kylie/Patricia

In 2007, she appeared as Donna Doig in the three-part ITV drama series Mobile. In 2008, she played the role of Dr Gillian Magwilde, an archaeologist, in the BBC television drama Bonekickers. She recently starred in the BBC drama Survivors as Abby Grant. In 2010, she took on the role of Commander Lisa Kennedy in a seven-episode story arc of the The Bill, as well as guest-starring in the final story of the fourth season of the Doctor Who spinoff series The Sarah Jane Adventures, playing the villainous alien Ruby White in the story Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith. In 2008, The Times described Graham as "the small screen's resident raver, a one-woman festival of naturism".[4] She also appeared as a guest star in the fifth series of the popular ITV drama Doc Martin aired in the autumn of 2011. She portrayed Jean in the 2012 series The Bletchley Circle.

In 2011, Graham starred in the one-off BBC Christmas show Lapland, a role which she returned to for a series entitled Being Eileen airing from February 2013.[5][6]

In 2012, Graham appeared in the film Tower Block.

In 2013, Graham appeared in episode 8 of series two of the BBC series Death in Paradise.

Personal Life[edit]

Graham has been married to English actor Joseph A. Bennett since 2002. On 5 February 2004 she gave birth to a daughter, Edie May, six weeks prematurely. On 3 March 2006, she delivered a second daughter at home named Cyd Betty.[7]


  1. ^ "Biography". holby.tv. 
  2. ^ a b Julie Graham at the Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ "Rosebud". bfi.org.uk. 
  4. ^ Brown, Allan (2008-12-07). "Now I’m paid to keep my clothes on". The Times (London). Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  5. ^ "BBC One commissions new six part comedy series, Lapland". BBC. BBC Online. 4 October 2012. Retrieved 21 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Being Eileen". BBC. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  7. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0334150/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm

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