|Born||1962 (age 55–56)|
|Spouse||Mark Knopfler (m. 1997; 2 children)|
Kitty Aldridge (born 1962) is a British actress and writer.
Life and career
Aldridge was born in Bahrain. After training as an actress at the Drama Centre London, Aldridge worked in film, theatre and television as an actress. Her first novel, Pop, published by Cape (Vintage) in 2001, was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2002 and shortlisted for the Pendleton May First Novel Award 2002. Her second novel, Cryers Hill, was published by Cape (Vintage) on 1 March 2007.
Her third novel, A Trick I Learned from Dead Men, was published by Cape (Vintage) in 2012. It was longlisted for the 2013 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and The Guardian newspaper's Not The Booker Prize 2012.
Aldridge married the former guitarist frontman of Dire Straits (now solo artist) Mark Knopfler on Valentine's Day 1997 in Barbados. They had been a couple for three years. They have two daughters, Katya and Isabella Knopfler.
|1985||A Room with a View||New Lucy|
|1987||An African Dream||Katherine Hastings|
|1988||American Roulette||Kate Webber|
|1988||Tyger Tyger Burning Bright||Tasmin|
|1998||Divorcing Jack||Agnes Brinn|
|1988||The Management||Kitty||"The Wedding"|
|1989||The Paradise Club||DI Rosy Campbell||Main role (series 1)|
|1990||A Little Piece of Sunshine||Sabrina||TV film|
|1990||The World of Eddie Weary||Barbara Daniels||TV film|
|1992||Downtown Lagos||Alice Hughes||TV miniseries|
|1993||Heartbeat||Sarah Collins||"Baby Blues"|
|1993||To Play the King||Sarah Harding||TV miniseries|
|1997||The Ice House||Anne Cattrell||TV miniseries|
|1997||Cadfael||Judith Perle||"The Rose Rent"|
- Pop, Cape (Vintage); (2001) ISBN 0099428326
- Cryers Hill, Cape (Vintage); (1 March 2007) ISBN 0099506181
- Arrivederci Les; (2011)
- A Trick I Learned from Dead Men, Cape (Vintage); (5 July 2012) ISBN 0224096435
- Bridport Short Story Prize 2011
- Vintage Books, UK
- Aitken Alexander Associates Ltd – Literary Agency London, UK
- Orange Prize for Fiction announces 2002 longlist, PR Newswire UK
- Vintage Books, UK
- The Bridport Prize
- Random House Group, UK
- "Longlist". Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction.
- Jordison, Sam (3 August 2012). "Not the Booker prize 2012: vote for the shortlist". The Guardian.
- Wright, M. (1997) The Mirror, London, England. Available from: MARK TIES THE KNOT-FLER AGAIN; TV Kitty is wife No 3 in paradise wedding.(Features) Retrieved on 15 May 2007.
- Jewish Showbiz News