Perdita Weeks

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Perdita Weeks
Born Perdita Rose Annunziata Weeks[1]
(1985-12-25) 25 December 1985 (age 31)
Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
Alma mater Courtauld Institute of Art
Occupation Actress
Parent(s) Robin and Susan Weeks
Relatives Honeysuckle Weeks (sister)
Rollo Weeks (brother)

Perdita Rose Annunziata Weeks (born 25 December 1985) is a British actress.

Life and career[edit]

Perdita Weeks was born in South Glamorgan, educated at Roedean School and studied art history at the Courtauld Institute. She is the younger sister of Honeysuckle Weeks and the older sister of Rollo Weeks.[2]

Acting career[edit]

Weeks portrayed Mary Boleyn in the Showtime historical drama The Tudors (2007–08). In 2008 she appeared as Lydia Bennet in the ITV series Lost In Austen. She played a murdering teen in the "Death and Dreams" episode of Midsomer Murders in 2003.

Weeks has worked on productions such as Stig of the Dump (2002), Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004), and Miss Potter (2006) and played the role of Kitten in the episode "Counter Culture Blues" of Lewis in 2009. In 2007 she appeared in the radio comedy Bleak Expectations, and in 2011 Weeks appeared in the TV miniseries The Promise.

Weeks is the sister of actors Honeysuckle Weeks and Rollo Weeks; she co-starred with the former in Goggle Eyes (1993) and Catherine Cookson's The Rag Nymph (1997), in which she played the younger version of her sister's character.[3] She stars also in the 2010 horror film Prowl, [4] and the 2014 found footage horror film As Above, So Below.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Goggle-Eyes Judith Killan TV mini-series
1995 Loving Moira TV film
1995 The Shadowy Third Dottie TV film
1996 The Cold Light of Day Anna Tatour
1996 Robert Rylands' Last Journey Sue
1996 Hamlet Second Player
1997 Rag Nymph Young Millie 2 episodes: 'episode 1.1', 'episode 1.2'
1997 Spice World Evie
2000 The Prince and the Pauper Lady Jane Grey
2002 Stig of the Dump Lou TV series
2003 Midsomer Murders Hannah Moore 1 episode 'Death and Dreams'
2004 Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking Roberta Massingham TV film
2007–2008 The Tudors Mary Boleyn Recurring role
2008 Lost in Austen Lydia Bennet TV mini-series
2009–2009 Four Seasons Imogen Combe TV mini-series
2009 Junction Short
2009 Lewis Kitten 1 episode: 'Counter Culture Blues'
2010 Prowl Fiona
2010–2011 The Promise Eliza Meyer TV mini-series
2011 Great Expectations Clara Pocket TV mini-series
2012 Titanic Lady Georgiana Grex TV mini-series
2013 Flight of the Storks Sarah Gabbor TV mini-series
2013 The Invisible Woman Maria Ternan Feature Film
2014 As Above, So Below Scarlett Marlowe Feature Film
2014 The Great Fire Elizabeth Pepys TV mini-series
2015 The Musketeers Louise Episode 2.7 "A Marriage of Inconvenience"
2016 Rebellion Vanessa Hammond TV mini-series
2016 Penny Dreadful Catriona Hartdegen TV series

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard Barber (16 March 2012) My Titanic career move. dailymail.co.uk; accessed 2 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Honeysuckle Weeks: A new battle for a Shining star". The Independent. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  3. ^ The Honeysuckle Weeks Fansite – Perdita Weeks Page. Honeysuckleweeks.co.uk. Retrieved on 13 March 2013.
  4. ^ International One-Sheet: After Dark Originals: Prowl. Dreadcentral.com (21 April 2010). Retrieved on 13 March 2013.
  5. ^ "Filming in the Paris Catacombs" Retrieved on 7 February 2017.

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