Lucy Brown

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Lucy Brown
Born (1979-02-13) 13 February 1979 (age 40)
Crawley, West Sussex, England
Years active2002–present
Spouse(s)Adam Rayner (2015–present)

Lucy Brown (born 13 February 1979) is an English actress best known for dual roles in the TV series Primeval.


Early life[edit]

Lucy Brown was born in Crawley, Sussex, but grew up in Cambridgeshire. She is the daughter of Christopher Brown and Helen Burleigh and has a younger brother named Mark. She went to King's College Prep School in Cambridge and then on to Oundle School in Northamptonshire which she left to attend Hills Road Sixth Form College in Cambridge. She then went on to graduate from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama London. In December 2007, she was declared "Most Beautiful English Actress of the Year" by a panel of 104 actors.[1][2]

Acting career[edit]

Her first job was in a commercial for the soap brand Lux where she appeared with Gisele Bündchen. She has appeared in Sharpe's Challenge, Malice Aforethought, North and South with Richard Armitage, Whatever Love Means, and in the dual roles of Claudia Brown and Jenny Lewis in the ITV1 science-fiction television series Primeval (2007–11). After leaving Primeval, she played a minor role in NBC's The Philanthropist. In 2010, she appeared in Bonded By Blood and Frost opposite Dean Cain. Brown returned to Primeval for Series 4 (as Jenny Lewis).[3]

Brown also frequently takes part in live events billed as Word Theatre.[4] She has performed for them in Los Angeles and London. She also reads for audio books.

In 2012, she said revealed that she and Olivia Poulet were currently writing a comedy drama.[5] In 2014, she appeared in the television drama The Village, cast as Harriet Kilmartin.

Personal life[edit]

Brown lives in London[6] She married actor Adam Rayner on 31 December 2015.[7][8] They have one son together, Jack, born 28 December 2014,[9] and a daughter, Annie Rose, born 11 July 2017.[10]


Year Film Role Notes
2002 Murder TV journalist TV film
2003 Canterbury Tales Her TV mini-series (1 episode: "The Miller's Tale")
2004 Piccadilly Jim Understairs Woman
Frances Tuesday Louise TV film (uncredited)
North and South Ann Latimer TV mini-series (3 episodes)
2005 Peter Warlock: Some Little Joy Barbara Peache TV film
Malice Aforethought Ivy Ridgeway TV film
Whatever Love Means Georgina TV film
2006 Minotaur Didi
Sharpe's Challenge Celia Burroughs TV film
2007 Primeval Claudia Brown / Jenny Lewis TV series (19 episodes: 2007–09, 2011)
2008 Harley Street Maya TV series (1 episode: "Episode No.1.3")
2009 The Philanthropist Deborah Rougeaux TV series (1 episode: "Myanmar")
Midsomer Murders Helen Markham TV series (1 episode: "The Glitch")
2010 Frost Giant Sedna TV film
Bonded by Blood Anna Richards
2011 New Tricks Marie Braden TV series (1 episode: "Old Fossils")
2013 Neil Jackson: Rocket to Mars Woman short
This is Vanity Angela short
2014 Wireless Unit White (voice) TV series short
The Village Harriet Kilmartin TV series (4 episodes)
2017 Bitter Harvest Olena


  1. ^ Cambridge Evening News, 2007. "lucy eats lots of pies" 13 February 2007."Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 February 2007. Retrieved 4 March 2007.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link). Retrieved 4 March 2007.
  2. ^ Aberdeen Gazette, 2007. "I went dancing with Wicked West End cast" 18 February 2007.[1]. Retrieved 4 March 2007.
  3. ^ "'Primeval' series four filming finishes – Primeval News – TV". Digital Spy. 25 June 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  4. ^ "WordTheatre | Giving Voice to Great Writing". WordTheatre | Giving Voice to Great Writing.
  5. ^ "Primeval Interview – Lucy Brown teases this weekend's wedding episode!". Unreality Shout. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  6. ^ "Lucy Brown – The Placeholder Page". Retrieved 9 February 2012.
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  8. ^ Nepales, Ruben V. "A palace built on strawberry fields".
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