Ruta Gedmintas

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Ruta Gedmintas
Born (1983-08-23) 23 August 1983 (age 31)
Canterbury, England
Nationality British
Occupation Actress

Ruta Gedmintas (born 23 August 1983) is an English actress known for her work on British television, primarily in Spooks: Code 9, The Borgias, The Tudors, and Lip Service.


Ruta was born on 23 August 1983. She grew up in Buckinghamshire, UK. Gedmintas was born in England to Lithuanian parents, and trained at the Drama Centre London under Reuven Adiv.

She appeared in Spooks: Code 9 as Rachel Harris, a former police officer. She has also had guest roles in the BBC's Waking the Dead and ITV1's The Bill. Her most prominent role to date is as Elizabeth Blount in Showtime's The Tudors. In 2010 she worked on the independent films - Zerosome and Atletu (aka The Athlete); and then starred as Frankie in BBC Three's Lip Service.[1]

She most recently appeared in the American drama Do No Harm as Olivia Flynn. The series aired for one season from January through September 2013 before being cancelled due to poor ratings. She has also starred in an episode of the critically acclaimed show Ripper Street. She has also appeared in The Strain as Dutch, a computer hacker.

She currently lives in a flat in North London, with her boyfriend the actor Luke Treadaway, Luke's acting twin-brother Harry, and a friend of the twins who plays in a band.[2]



  1. ^ 'Spooks' star cast in BBC lesbian drama
  2. ^ "Luke Treadaway". Retrieved 28 April 2013. 

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