Katie Sheridan

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Katie Sheridan
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Katie Sheridan
Born Katie Teresa Sheridan
Occupation Actress
Years active 1998–present
Website www.katiesheridan.me.uk

Katie Teresa Sheridan (born 29th December) is an English actress who became known for her role as Sophie Norton in the Nickelodeon comedy series Genie in the House. Her Television roles also include appearances in BBC series such as Doctors, Waking the Dead and Lovesoup. In 2015 Katie created and starred in her own online series, romantic comedy Match Not Found. Katie was nominated for Best Lead Actor in a web series at Raindance Film Festival 2016 for this role. The series is currently releasing its third season and has been announced as a finalist in the C21 Drama Awards.

Career[edit]

Katie Sheridan made her first television appearance in ITV'S real crime series Cracking the Killer's Code. She went to East Berkshire College, and appeared in a number of BBC Productions including Powers, Waking the Dead, In2minds, Casualty, Lovesoup, If…TV Goes Down The Tube and Brief Encounters. She also played young Grace in the feature film Lighthouse Hill.

Sheridan gained a following for her role as Sophie Norton in the Nickelodeon comedy series Genie in the House. The show, with a total of 78 episodes, was shown in over 100 countries and as of March 2012 was aired in the US on the Starz Kids & Family cable network.[1] Sheridan later appeared in several episodes of family comedy series Which is Witch? playing mean girl Kelly Price.[2]

Katie has appeared in a number of independent feature films including The Confusion of Tongues, Hi-Lo Joe, 50 Kisses and Crushing Snails.

She also stars in the 2015 advert for Oral-B toothbrush and Virgin Trains' "Bound for Glory" campaign.[3]

Sheridan created, co-writes and co-produces new online series Match Not Found[4] with British playwright Alex Oates. A romantic comedy, Katie plays the luckless in love Kat as the series follows her eventful quest for the right man. Katie was nominated for Best Lead Actor in a web series at the Raindance Film Festival 2016[5] for this role, along with the show being screened as part of the festival's Official Selection. Match Not Found has also been announced as a finalist in the C21 Drama Awards for 'Best Digital Original'[6] and has had over one and a half million views on YouTube.

Sheridan has wrapped on Paul Hyett's latest horror film Heretiks, set in a priory during the 17th century and filmed on location in Wales.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film/TV Series Role
2016 Doctors Ellie Richards
2016 Heretiks Sister Margaret
2015 Match Not Found Kat
2014 The Confusion of Tongues Harriet
2014 50 Kisses Mary
2014 Hi-Lo Joe Cassie
2013 Which Is Witch Kelly
2012 Crushing Snails Sarah
2006-2009 Genie in the House Sophie Norton
2006 Brief Encounters Rachel Graham
2005 Love Soup Teenage Girl
2004 Waking the Dead Sarah
Casualty Becky Eastwood
Powers Sam Ryan
Lighthouse Hill Young Grace

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genie in the House on Starz". Starz. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  2. ^ "Which Is Witch?". awn. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  3. ^ Bound for Glory
  4. ^ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEQzHBwF4ojRPiuMx1UpioA/featured
  5. ^ http://raindancefestival.org/programme-2016/
  6. ^ https://www.c21media.net/finalists-named-in-c21-drama-awards/
  7. ^ http://www.empireonline.com/movies/news/exclusive-image-paul-hyett-horror-heretiks/


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