Marysia Kay

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Marysia Kay
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Marysia Kay (2007)
Born Marysia Kolodziej[1]
(1975-12-14) 14 December 1975 (age 38)
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland
Other names Marysia K., Amethyst
Occupation Actress
singer[2]
fight performer[3]
Years active since 1990
Website
http://www.marysia.com

Marysia Kay (born 14 December 1975 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland) is a retired Scottish actress, singer, and fight performer.[4] She is best known for her role in Forest of the Damned. Her most recent appearances include the short films Record & Erase and Short Lease, and the horror movie Colour from the Dark[5] (filmed in Italy and based upon HP Lovecraft's "The Colour Out of Space"), starring Debbie Rochon.[6]

Early life[edit]

Kay was born in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire in the west of Scotland and attended Glasgow University. She moved to London in 2002, and in 2006, studied drama at City Literary Institute in Covent Garden and stage combat with BASSC.[7] She is active within Britain's pagan community.[8]

Career[edit]

Her first audition was for Forest of the Damned. Her most recent appearances include the short films Record & Erase and Short Lease, and the horror movie Colour from the Dark[5] (filmed in Italy and based upon HP Lovecraft's "The Colour Out of Space"), starring Debbie Rochon.[6]

She also featured in Alex de Campi's music video for "Those Rules" by The Schema,[9] journalist Rhodri Marsden's experiment in using the internet to attempt pop success.

During October/November 2010, she directed a production of "Marlowe", a dramatisation of the life of Christopher Marlowe,[10] for the Broken Biscuit Theatre company; it was staged at the Hot Tap Theatre, in New Cross, south London.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1995 Flowers of the Forest Hostel Girl
1996 Stella Does Tricks coach passenger uncredited[11]
2004 Forest of the Damned Fallen Angel (as Marysia K.) (US title: Johannes Roberts' Demonic original title Forsaken Forest)[12][13]
2005 Bare Naked Talent Daisy Filler (AKA Hardcore: A Poke Into The Adult Film Orifice)[14][15]
The Tragedy of Albert
White Admiral
The Scent of Roses
2006 Cashback Girl in Galler
Tony Blair: Rock Star Tony Blair's Girlfriend
Fight Night
The Job Mina Short
The Runner
The Seamstress
Bikini Blitzkrieg I and II Pricilla and Puketta
When Evil Calls Alice [16][not in citation given][17][not in citation given]
2007 Messages Women in Taxi
Colour from the Dark Alice [18][19][20]
Stardust photo double uncredited[21]
Tiny Town
2008 The Other Boleyn Girl uncredited[22]
Life Goes On TBC Completed[23]
Craving
Forest of the Damned 2 Angel 1 [24]
The Scar Crow Vanessa [25][26]
2009 Born of Hope fight performer [27]
Idol of Evil Heather [28]
Ouija Board Ghost [29]
Zombie Women of Satan Red Zander [30][31]
Blood + Roses Jane [32][33][34]
The Seance
Karl the Butcher vs Axe Martha
The Witch Sisters Trilogy
2010 Made in Dagenham River Plant Worker [35]
Short Lease Maura Jameson Best Actress - 2010 British Horror Film Awards
Best Film - 2010 British Horror Film Awards

Television[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2005 Trial & Retribution: The Lovers Kindnapped Girl Episode: "The Lovers Part 1"
Uncredited role
2011 Take Me Out[36] Herself British dating show

Stage[edit]

  • Babalon (2005)
  • Samadhi (2005)
  • Breathing Corpses (2006)
  • The Memory of Water (2006)
  • Hedda Gabler (2006)
  • The Tempest (2006)
  • Hedda Gabler (2009)

Discography[edit]

Studio Albums[edit]

Year Album
Past History

[37]

Music videos[edit]

  • The Schema - Those Rules You Made

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marysia Kolodziej". Facebook.com. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  2. ^ "Last FM Profile". Lastfm.de. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  3. ^ Born of Hope at the Internet Movie Database
  4. ^ "Marysia K". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  5. ^ a b James Gracey (2009-07-15). "Behind the Couch: Colour From the Dark". Watchinghorrorfilmsfrombehindthecouch.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  6. ^ a b "Un'artista a tutto tondo: Marysia Kay". Horror Mania (in Italian) (Edizioni Master). October 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-03. 
  7. ^ "Members - Marysia Kay". BASSC. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  8. ^ [1][dead link]
  9. ^ Alex de Campi (Director) (2007). The Schema, "Those Rules" (Music video). The Schema. Retrieved 2007-09-26. 
  10. ^ "Marlowe, directed by Marysia Kay". Londontheatre.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  11. ^ Stella Does Tricks cast list
  12. ^ "Interview: Marysia of The Forsaken Forest Movie - MoviesOnline". Moviesonline.ca. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  13. ^ "Forest of the Damned Review by Moviemaven". Horror-movies.ca. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  14. ^ Bare Naked Talent IMDb page
  15. ^ Simpson, MJ. "Hardcore". Reviews. MJSimpson.co.uk. Retrieved 2007-10-24. 
  16. ^ Posted on Sunday 1 June 2008 (2008-06-01). "When Evil Calls Reviews - Total Sci-Fi". Totalscifionline.com. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  17. ^ "When Evil Calls Mobile Horror Trailer". Horror-movies.ca. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  18. ^ This post was written on 7 March 2010 by: (07-03-2010). "Colour from the Dark (2008)". Horror Society. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  19. ^ Watt, Mike (05-03-2010). "Movie Outlaw: Movie Outlaw: COLOUR FROM THE DARK (2010)". Movieoutlaw.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  20. ^ http://www.unrated.co.uk/reviews/review_246.htm
  21. ^ 'Stardust' on IMDb
  22. ^ 'The Other Boleyn Girl' on IMDb
  23. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1671380/
  24. ^ 'Forest of the Damned 2' on IMDb
  25. ^ "London Independent Film Festival". Studio63.org.uk. 2009-04-27. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  26. ^ "Cinema - Film". National Media Museum. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  27. ^ Born of Hope credits - Fight Performers[dead link]
  28. ^ 'Idol of Evil' on IMDb
  29. ^ "Ouija Board". MJSimpson.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  30. ^ Break.com. "Popular Movie | Break.com". Horror.break.com. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  31. ^ "Zombie Women Of Satan". Zwosthemovie.com. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  32. ^ 'Blood + Roses' on IMDb
  33. ^ "Blood + Roses Official Website - Watch The Film". Bloodandrosesmovie.com. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  34. ^ Posted by Rob (2009-09-16). "Blood + Roses – a review". Excuses And Half Truths. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 
  35. ^ 'Made in Dagenham' on IMDb
  36. ^ https://twitter.com/#!/marysiak/statuses/28963143229116416
  37. ^ "''Past History track'' listing". Last.fm. 2013-01-15. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 

Awards and nominations[edit]

Kay was named 'Best Actress' at the 2010 British Horror Film Awards,[citation needed] for her performance in Short Lease, directed by Prano Bailey-Bond & Jennifer Eiss. This 14-minute chiller was itself named 'Best Film'.[citation needed]

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