16 August 1961
Paddington, London, England
Saskia Reeves (born 16 August 1961) is an English actress best known for her roles in the films Close My Eyes (1991) and I.D. (1995), and the 2000 miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune. She has worked with directors including Mike Leigh, Stephen Poliakoff, Michael Winterbottom, and Nicholas Hytner.
Early life and education
Born and brought up in Twickenham and Paddington, London with her younger sister Imogen, by her Dutch mother and English father, Reeves attended the Lady Eleanor Holles School in Hampton and then studied at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Early in her career she performed in puppet shows and in satirical revues at the Covent Garden Community Theatre.
In addition to her acting career, Reeves does voice work, including commercials, narration, and book readings.
- Close My Eyes (1991)
- December Bride (1991)
- Antonia and Jane (1991)
- The Bridge (1992)
- Traps (1994)
- I.D. (1995)
- Butterfly Kiss (1995)
- Christmas Carol (1999, TV film)
- Heart (1999)
- Frank Herbert's Dune (2000, TV miniseries)
- The Tesseract (2003)
- Waking the Dead: Breaking Glass (2003, TV series) as Dr. Laurie Poole
- Island at War (2004, TV series)
- A Line in the Sand (2004, TV movie)
- The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2006, TV series)
- City of Birds (2008)
- The Fixer (2008, TV series)
- Me and Orson Welles (2009) as Barbara Luddy
- Midsomer Murders: The Sword of Guillaume (2009, TV series) as Marcia Macintyre
- Canoe Man (2010, TV drama)
- Luther (2010, TV series)
- Wallander (2010, TV series)
- Women in Love (2011) as Anna Brangwen in the first part of BBC television's two-part series
- Lewis: Old, Unhappy, Far Off Things (2011, TV series) as Alison McLennan
- Page Eight (2011, TV movie) as Anthea Catcheside
- Vera (2013, TV series) as Laura Marsden
- NTSF:SD:SUV:: (2013, TV series) as P.M.O.T.R.N.
- Nymphomaniac (2013)
- From There to Here (2014)
- Mindscape (2014)
- Salting the Battlefield (2014)
- Wolf Hall (2015)
- Shetland (2016, BBC TV)
- Midsomer Murders: A Dying Art (2016, TV series) as Summer Pitt
- The Prime Minister (2016 film) (2016) as US President
- Our Kind of Traitor (2016) as Tamara
- "Portrait of the artist: Saskia Reeves, actor" The Guardian (21 October 2008). Retrieved 27 February 2012.
- Miss Saskia Reeves company-director-check.co.uk. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
- "VocalPoint.net profile". VocalPoint.net. Retrieved 27 April 2012.
- "Canoe Man". BBC Online. Retrieved 26 March 2010.
- "Women in Love, BBC Four, preview".