Morven Christie

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Morven Christie
Born (1981-09-01) 1 September 1981 (age 35)
Helensburgh, Scotland
Years active 2004–present
Spouse(s) Scott Graham (2012-2017)

Morven Christie (born September 1, 1981) is a Scottish actress.

Early and personal life[edit]

Born in Helensburgh, Christie grew up in Glasgow and Aviemore.[1] She studied acting at the Drama Centre London, under Reuven Adiv, an associate of Lee Strasberg.[2]

She met the director Scott Graham whilst working on the film Shell, and the couple married in 2012. They separated in 2017.


Christie has worked on stage, film and television drama.

In 2006, she played Juliet and Hero for the Royal Shakespeare Company in their Complete Works season.[3][4]

In 2008 Christie was cast in Sam Mendes's first Bridge Project theatre company, playing Anya in Tom Stoppard's new adaptation of The Cherry Orchard, and Perdita in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale which finished at The Old Vic in London, after a sellout run at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City and a world tour.[5]

In January–February 2015, Christie filmed a guest role in a two-part Doctor Who story written by Toby Whithouse. The episodes were screened in October.

She has portrayed Amanda Kendall in Grantchester since 2014.

She also appeared in the BBC drama The A Word and is currently starring in the BBC thriller The Replacement.






  • When You Cure Me (2006, radio play) as Rachel
  • An Inspector Calls as Sheila Birling
  • Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think of You as Molly Naylor
  • A Farewell to Arms (2011, BBC Radio 4) as Catherine Barkley[7]
  • Austerlitz (December 2012, BBC Radio 3) as Agata


  1. ^ Jamieson, Teddy (7 June 2015). "Morven Christie: "I think it's kind of heartbreaking that women have never seen a reflection of themselves in film or on television."". heraldscotland. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  3. ^ David, Peta Romeo and Juliet, The Stage (19 April 2006)
  4. ^ Paul Taylor (2006-04-20). Romeo And Juliet, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon – Reviews, Theatre. The Independent
  5. ^ Brian Scott Lipton (2008-12-22). Full Cast Set for BAM's Bridge Project Stagings of Cherry Orchard and Winter's Tale.
  6. ^ The Doctor Who Team (14 January 2015). "Filming Begins on Doctor Who, Series 9". Doctor Who. BBC One. Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  7. ^ BBC Radio 4, Woman's Hour Drama. (2011-08-05). Retrieved on 2012-07-03.

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