Catherine Steadman is an English actress, best known for playing Mabel Lane Fox in series 5 (2014) of ITV drama Downton Abbey. She also played Nurse Angela Wilson in ITV's 1960s drama Breathless, Joan Bulmer in the final season of The Tudors and Maggie Lewis in the 2016 ITV miniseries Tutankhamun.
Steadman trained at the Oxford School of Drama. She made her screen debut playing Julia Bertram in ITV Drama's adaptation of Mansfield Park. She has since appeared in several television programmes including The Tudors, The Inbetweeners, Holby City, Law & Order: UK, Missing, Lewis, Fresh Meat, Quirke and played Nurse Angela Wilson opposite Jack Davenport in the ITV drama Breathless. In 2014 she played Kate in comedy series Trying Again and Mabel Lane Fox in Downton Abbey.
On stage she played Izzy in the original production of Polly Stenham's play That Face at the Royal Court Theatre for which she was praised by critics. She also reprised the role in the West End transfer. The cast were nominated for an Olivier Award. In 2015 Steadman played Jean Tatlock in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Oppenheimer in Stratford on avon and in the West End transfer. She was nominated for a 2016 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
|Film & Television|
|2006||The Bill||Jessica Bentham||ITV Drama|
|2007||Mansfield Park||Julia Bertram||ITV Drama|
|Hippie Hippie Shake||Petra||Working Title Films|
|Holby City||Anna Richards||BBC|
|Princess Kaiulani||Miss Barnes||Matador Films|
|The Inbetweeners||Daisy||E4 (Episode: "The Duke of Edinburgh Awards")|
|The Tudors||Joan Bulmer||Season 4|
|Law & Order: UK||Joanne Ellis||ITV (Episode: "Defence")|
|2010||An Old Fashioned Christmas||Matilda Bassett||Hallmark USA|
|Salmon Fishing in the Yemen||Ashley||BBC Films|
|2011||Outpost 2: Black Sun||Lena||Lionsgate|
|Once & For All||Woman||Music video|
|2012||Lewis||Polly Beatty||ITV (Episodes 7.1 & 7.2)|
|The Lost Buoys||Daughter||Music video|
|About Time||Tina||Working Title Films|
|Fresh Meat||Alison||Objective/Channel 4|
|2014||Trying Again||Kate||Sky Living|
|Downton Abbey||Mabel Lane Fox||ITV|
|2016||Midsomer Murders||Corina Craven||ITV episode 19.1 "The Village That Rose from the Dead"|
|2017||Fearless||Dr Karen Buxton||ITV|