Rosalind Halstead

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Rosalind Mabel C. Halstead
Born (1984-07-18) 18 July 1984 (age 37)
OccupationActress, model, dancer

Rosalind Halstead (born 18 July 1984 in Islington, London)[1] is an English actress, model, and dancer.

Early life[edit]

Halstead trained for five years at the Central School of Ballet,[2] and danced at Sadler's Wells Theatre (Earl's Court and Her Majesty's Theatre).[citation needed] Her performance career began at the North London Performing Arts Centre at the age of eight.

By the age of 13, Halstead was scouted by the Select Modelling Agency, and was a model for some years before becoming an actress.[citation needed]


She appeared in the 2005 film Mrs. Henderson Presents. The same year Halstead was cast in David Leland's Virgin Territory (originally titled The Decameron) which was produced by Dino De Laurentis.[3] In 2007 she appeared in the recurring role of Kelly Short on the British television series Nearly Famous.

In 2009, she appeared as Isabella in a televised adaptation of Wuthering Heights on ITV1.[4] In 2010, she appeared in the BBC comedy series How Not To Live Your Life playing a homeless woman who begins dating Don, the show's central character.

In 2014 Halstead joined the cast of the Syfy fantasy television series Dominion during its first season, playing the role of Sen. Becca Thorn.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Receptionist
2005 Mrs Henderson Presents Frances
2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age Second Court Lady
2007 Virgin Territory Filomena
2010 Possession Becky Short film
2014 Pathfinders Karina Short film
2018 DJ Miranda


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Sons & Lovers Pretty Girl Television film
2005 Love Soup Rochelle Tandy Episode: "The Reflecting Pool"
2006 Berry's Way Jenny Television film
2007 Nearly Famous Kelly Short Recurring role, 5 episodes
2009 Wuthering Heights Isabella Television miniseries
2009 The Day of the Triffids Cordelia Television miniseries
2010 How Not to Live Your Life Susan Episode: "Don Dates a Homeless"
2011 The Fades Sarah Episode: Unaired pilot
2011 Rage of the Yeti Lynda Television film (Syfy)
2012 Sherlock Kate Episode: "A Scandal in Belgravia"
2013 Endeavour Estella Broom Episode: "Rocket"
2014 Dominion Senator Becca Thorn Main role (season 1)
2016 Stan Lee's Lucky Man Gina Pursey Episode: "The Last Chance"
2016 Agatha Raisin Cecilia Episode: "The Vicious Vet"
2018 Strangers Emma
2019 Holby City Bea Kaminsky


  1. ^ England and Wales Births 1837-2006, accessed at; 'Rosalind Mabel C. Halstead', b. '1984', location 'Islington, London, England'; date: 25 July 2018
  2. ^ a b "Sen. Becca Thorn - Rosalind Halstead". Syfy. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  3. ^ Nick Vivarelli (8 May 2005). "De Laurentiis updates classic 'Decameron' with 'OC' flavor". Variety. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  4. ^ Brian Lowry (15 January 2009). "Review: 'Wuthering Heights'". Variety. Retrieved 31 January 2016.

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