Rebekah Staton

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Rebekah Staton
Born (1981-06-17) June 17, 1981 (age 35)
Leek, Staffordshire, England
Nationality British
Occupation Actress

Rebekah Staton (born 17 June 1981 in Leek, Staffordshire, England) is an English actress. She is best known for narrating Don't Tell The Bride and appearing as Della in Raised by Wolves. She has also appeared in numerous other British TV programmes.

Early life[edit]

Born in Leek, Staffordshire, her family then moved to Shrewsbury, and aged nine to Penkridge, Staffordshire. She attended Wolgarston High School, and then trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

Career[edit]

Her TV credits include playing Jenny in the 2007 Doctor Who two-part "Human Nature"/"The Family of Blood", and Althea in two episodes in the series Rome. She plays Louise in BBC Three award-winning comedy series Pulling. She also plays Kristina in the BBC One version of the Wallander series.

Other appearances include two episodes of The Amazing Mrs Pritchard, six of State of Play, and the film Bright Young Things. She had a small part in the 2006 mini series Jane Eyre. She plays the character of the superhero "She-Force" in the 2008 ITV2 series No Heroics and played the character of Kelly in the BBC comedy Home Time.

In 2011, she acted as Caitlin in the Sky1 comedy series Spy.[1]

In 2011, she appeared in "The Entire History of You", an episode of the anthology series Black Mirror.

From 2013 Staton has had a leading role in the Channel 4 sitcom Raised by Wolves, a performance described as “utterly brilliant”.[2]

In 2016 Staton was cast in the second series of Ordinary Lies as Wendy Walker. Filming started in March 2016.

Stage work includes Paula/Shirley Honeywell/Sue Braithwaite in Playing With Fire by David Edgar at the National Theatre's Olivier auditorium (September–October 2005).

Staton was the narrator for the BBC Three and BBC America documentary 18 Pregnant Schoolgirls, as well as being the narrator for BBC Three's Don't Tell the Bride. She also voices Bethany in Dragon Age II and provided the voiceover for the Channel 5 documentary series Candy Bar Girls.

Filmography[edit]

TV[edit]

Movies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spy Interview: The Friends
  2. ^ Review 23 March 2015, Chris Bennion The Independent (retrieved 20 February 2016

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