Georgia Slowe

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Georgia Slowe
Occupation actress

Georgia Slowe is an English actress.

Early life[edit]

Slowe was born to Jewish parents. Her mother is from Hungary and her father comes from a Russian family. The family surname was originally Slovedinski, which was anglicized to Slowe. She has one sister, Tania, who is three years older. Her mother, Zsuzsi, escaped Hungary after the 1956 revolution at the age of 16.[1]


Slowe began acting when she was a child and in a career that has spanned nearly 30 years, she has worked alongside Denholm Elliott (Marco Polo), Jenny Agutter (Secret Places), Angela Lansbury (The Company of Wolves), Oliver Reed (Black Arrow) and Richard Chamberlain (Wallenberg). As a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Georgia has starred in numerous theatre productions, including Romeo & Juliet, where she played the doomed heroine twice, alongside Mark Rylance and David Harewood. She and David had a short relationship during the production. In 1989, Georgia was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for her performance in Romeo & Juliet.

She made a guest appearance on The Family Channel's Zorro as the Native American maiden, Keenona, in its episode "Rites of Passage".

In 2006, Slowe appeared in the long-running serial drama Emmerdale as the new lady of the manor, Perdita Hyde-Sinclair.[2] Her final appearance was broadcast on 22 July 2008, an episode which, for the first time in over three months, beat BBC soap EastEnders in the ratings battle.

In 2011, she appeared in the short film Lab Rats.

Slowe has set up a film production company Slowe Motion Film.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Slowe was married to Ray Kelvin (founder of the Ted Baker clothing chain) from 1993 until they divorced in 2000. They have two sons.[4]


  1. ^ Interview about her Jewish background
  2. ^ Robins, Derek (15 February 2008). Dale star wants Southern boost, The Sun (United Kingdom)
  3. ^ "SloweMotionFilm". SloweMotionFilm. Retrieved 2016-11-14. 
  4. ^ Interview about her Jewish background

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