Liz White (actress)

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Liz White
Born Elizabeth White
(1979-11-05) 5 November 1979 (age 34)
Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present

Elizabeth "Liz" White (born 5 November 1979[1]) is an English actress, who was born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. She is best known for her role as WPC/WDC Annie Cartwright in the two series of the BBC speculative fiction drama Life on Mars, which originally transmitted in 2006 and 2007. She trained at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts and also appeared in the 2003 TV series Teachers and the 2004 Mike Leigh film, Vera Drake.

Her other prominent TV roles were in Season One of the ITV show The Fixer, playing Jess Mercer, the sister of John Mercer, and she played Shannon in The Empresses' New Clothes, an episode of Fairy Tales, which were the BBC's modern takes on classic children's stories. In April 2011, she appeared in the BBC adaptation The Crimson Petal and the White.

She featured in the music video for Bush's final single "Inflatable." She also starred in the Hammer Films 2012 adaptation of The Woman in Black, as the eponymous woman.[2]

She will be appearing as Lizzie Mottershead in BBC One's Our Zoo in 2014, a drama series about the man who created Chester Zoo and the impact it had on his family.

In July 2014 White starred as Melissa in episodes 1 and 2 of the original audio drama 'Osiris' by Everybodyelse Productions.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2002 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Lorraine TV series (2 episodes)
2002 Always and Everyone Mandy TV series (1 episode: "Episode #4.1")
2002 Ultimate Force Beth Dow TV series (3 episodes: 2002-2003)
2003 Teachers Eileen TV series (4 episodes)
2004 Ten Minute Movie 1st Girl in Bar short
2004 Vera Drake Pamela Barnes
2004 Blue Murder Vicki Swift TV series (1 episode: "Lonely")
2004 Nathan Barley Cashier Pilot episode
2004 Thing Called Love, AA Thing Called Love Paula Roberts TV series (6 episodes)
2005 Angell's Hell Sarah TV movie
2006 Street, TheThe Street Eileen Harper TV series (1 episode: "The Accident")
2006 Vincent Laura Morris TV series (1 episode: "Episode #2.2")
2006 Life on Mars Annie Cartwright TV series (16 episodes: 2006-2007)
2008 The Fixer Jess Mercer TV series (6 episodes)
2008 Fairy Tales Shannon TV series (1 episode: "The Empress's New Clothes")
2008 Franklyn Laura
2008 New Town Killers Alice Kelly
2008 Agatha Christie's Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye Jennifer Fortescue Television film
2009 A Short Stay in Switzerland Sophie Television film
2010 Garrow's Law Isabella Jasker TV series (1 episode: "Episode #2.2")
2010 Blind Eye Gillian short
2010 Desire Kristen short
2011 Crimson Petal and the White, TheThe Crimson Petal and the White Caroline TV mini-series (2 episodes)
2011 Wild Bill Roxy
2011 The Send Off short
2012 Woman in Black, TheThe Woman in Black Jennet Humphrey/The Woman in Black
2012 Doctor Who Alice "The Snowmen" - Series 7
2013 The Paradise Lucille Ballentine Episode #2.6
2013 Uwantme2killhim? Janet (MI5 agent)
2014 From There to Here Joanne[3]
2014 Line of Duty Jo TV series (Series 2)
2014 Our Zoo Lizzie Mottershead TV series

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liz White". btvguide.net. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Woman In Black - Cast - Hammer". Hammerfilms.com. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  3. ^ "Joanne played by Liz White". From There to Here. BBC One. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 

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