|Born||1967 (age 49–50)
Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
|Alma mater||Oxford University|
|Occupation||Actress and author|
|Parent(s)||Dr Robert Woof|
Emily Woof (born 1967) is an English actress and author, best known for film and TV roles including Nancy in Oliver Twist (1999 miniseries), The Full Monty, The Woodlanders, Velvet Goldmine, Wondrous Oblivion, Silent Cry and The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse.
Brought up in Newcastle upon Tyne in the 1970s and '80s, Woof went on to study at Oxford University. Her first stage work was a trilogy of one-man plays: Sex, Sex 2, and Sex 3. Sections of these plays were written to be performed on a trapeze, which Woof had trained to use in Bristol after completing her degree.
She has also appeared in several television roles, ranging from period dramas (Middlemarch; Oliver Twist) to contemporary drama (Killer Net) and comedy (The Ronni Ancona Show). In 2016, she appeared in Coronation Street as the detective investigating the murder of Callum Logan (Sean Ward).
For theatre she has written the Sex, Sex II, Sex III, and Revolver. For radio, Pianoman, Baby Love, and Home to The Black Sea. She has written and directed two short films, Between The Wars, and Meeting Helen.
She has two children and lives in North London.
||The Full Monty||Mandy||Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
|The Woodlanders||Grace Melbury|
||This Year's Love||Alice|
||Silent Cry||Rachel Stewart|
||Wondrous Oblivion||Ruth Wiseman|
||School for Seduction||Kelly|
||The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse||Lindsay|
||Middlemarch||Lydgate's Maid||3 episodes|
||Casualty||WDC Dawn Morris||Season 10, Episode 7 - "Turning Point"|
||New Voices||Jane||Episode: "Dance for a Stranger"|
||Killer Net||Susie||Miniseries - 4 episodes|
||Oliver Twist||Nancy||Miniseries - 3 episodes|
||Daylight Robbery||Paula Sullivan||2 Miniseries - 8 episodes|
||Nova||Lise Meitner||Season 33, Episode 3 "Einstein’s Big Idea"|
|Ian Fleming: Bondmaker||Ann Fleming||BBC docudrama|
||The True Voice of Rape||N/A||Short television film|
|Born Equal||Sandra||Television film|
|Midsomer Murders||Janet Bailey||Season 10, Episode 2 "The Animal Within"|
||Ronni Ancona & Co.||Various roles||Season 1, Episode 2|
||Agatha Christie's Marple||Rowena Waddy||Season 3, Episode 4 - "Nemesis"|
||Vera||Janice Ronson||Season 2, Episode 1 - "The Ghost Position|
||Jo||Olivia Roquin||Season 1, Episode 5 - "Place Vendôme"|
||The Smoke||Nina||2 episodes|
||Inspector George Gently||Tina Hall||Season 7, Episode 1 - "Gently with the Women"|
- Additional credits
- Going Going... as Anna (2000 short film - actor and writer)
- Between the Wars (2002 short film - director)
- Meeting Helen ... as Helen (2007 short film - actor, writer and director)
- The Guardian - Emily Woof
- "Emily Woof on her life as a trapeze artist". Daily Mail. London. 2010-05-01. Retrieved 2010-09-08.
- "Faber & Faber : The Whole Wide Beauty [Emily Woof, 9780571253999]". Archived from the original on 2010-07-28. Retrieved 2010-09-08.
- "One Minute With: Emily Woof - Features, Books - The Independent". London. 2010-04-02. Retrieved 2010-09-08.
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