|Born||8 February 1987|
|Occupation||Actress and author|
Catherine Steadman (born 8 February 1987) is an English actress and author, best known for playing Mabel Lane Fox in series 5 (2014) of ITV drama Downton Abbey. Her debut novel, the psychological thriller, Something in the Water was published in June 2018 by Simon & Schuster UK and Penguin Random House USA.
Steadman trained at the Oxford School of Drama and made her screen debut playing Julia Bertram in the ITV adaptation of Mansfield Park opposite Billie Piper, James D'arcy, Rory Kinnear and Michelle Ryan. Since then she has appeared in television dramas such as the CBC/Showtime co-production The Tudors playing Joan Bulmer, Holby City, Law & Order: UK, Missing, Lewis, Quirke alongside Gabriel Byrne, Fearless opposite Helen McCrory, and Victoria. Most notably she played Nurse Wilson in the ITV drama Breathless, Maggie Lewis in Tutankhamun and Mabel Lane Fox in the 5th series of Downton Abbey. She has also appeared in several comedy series such as The Inbetweeners, Fresh Meat, Trying Again and Bucket.
On stage she has appeared in the West End in shows such as Polly Stenham's award winning That Face opposite Matt Smith and Felicity Jones, which was nominated for a special cast Olivier Award, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Oppenheimer, opposite John Heffernan, for which she was nominated for a 2016 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and she played the titular role in the West-end revival of Witness for the Prosecution, opposite David Yelland, which was nominated for a 2018 Laurence Olivier Award for best revival.
|Film and television roles|
|2006||The Bill||Jessica Bentham||ITV|
|2007||Mansfield Park||Julia Bertram||ITV|
|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|
|2010||An Old Fashioned Christmas||Matilda Bassett||Hallmark|
|Salmon Fishing in the Yemen||Ashley||BBC Films|
|2011||Outpost 2: Black Sun||Lena||Lionsgate|
|Once & For All||Woman||Music video|
|The Lost Buoys||Daughter||Music video|
|About Time||Tina||Working Title Films|
|Fresh Meat||Alison||Channel 4|
|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|
|2019||The Rook||Eliza Gestalt||Main role; 8 episode miniseries|
- Steadman, Catherine (2018). Something in the water: a novel. New York: Ballantine Books. ISBN 9781524797188.
- Steadman @CatSteadman, Catherine. "My incredibly talented husband @Rarmstrongbooks (Ross Armstrong) ...Jan 18, 2018". mobile.twitter.com. Twitter Inc. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
- "Far From the Shore, a Happy Couple Takes a Turn for the Worse..." nytimes.com. 11 June 2018.
- "What Would You Do if You Found a Bag Crammed With Cash?". nytimes.com. 15 June 2018.
- Oxford Drama
- "Masterpiece – Mansfield Park – PBS".
- Olivier Awards 2008 (The Guardian) Archived 21 June 2008 at the Wayback Machine