Ruta Gedmintas

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Ruta Gedmintas
Born (1983-08-23) 23 August 1983 (age 31)
Canterbury, England
Nationality British
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005-present

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

Early Life[edit]

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.

Career[edit]

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. She also appeared 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 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. Her most recent role to date is in The Strain as Dutch, a computer hacker.

Personal Life[edit]

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

Filmography[edit]

Television & Film
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Waking the Dead Shelly Martin 1 Episode; Undertow: Part I
2006 Goldplated Miranda 1 Episode
2006-2007 The Innocence Project 6 episodes
2007 The Tudors Elizabeth Blount 3 episodes
2007 The Bill Gemma Heeves 1 Episode, "Stealth Attack
2008 The Lost Samaritan Elle Hass Movie
2008 Miss Conception Alexandra Movie
2008 Spooks: Code 9 Rachel/Kylie 6 episodes
2008 Atletu Charlotte Movie
2009 Personal Affairs Evie Two episodes
2009 Prowl Suzy Movie
2010-2012 Lip Service Francesca "Frankie" Alan 9 episodes
2010 Zerosome Lara
2011 Exteriors Pearl Movie
2011 You Instead Lake Movie
2011 The Borgias Ursula Banadeo/Sister Martha 6 Episodes
2013 Do No Harm Olivia Chase 12 Episodes
2013 Ripper Street Clara Silver Season 1, Episode 8
2013 The Guilty Teresa Morgan 3 episodes of a 3-part miniseries
2014 The Strain Dutch Velders Season 1, Episode 4-Present
Backbeat The Musical Astrid Kirchherr at the Duke of York's Theatre, London

References[edit]

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

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