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 London by her Dutch mother and English father, Reeves 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.
Her television credits include Spooks, the Commander, John Luther and the Bodies finale. Her stage work includes productions at London's National and Royal Court theatres as well as on international tour.
In addition to her acting career, Reeves does voice work, including commercials, narration, and book readings.
In 2010, she co-starred in the BBC1 series Luther.
- Close My Eyes (1991)
- December Bride (1991)
- Antonia and Jane (1991)
- The Bridge (1992)
- 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 (TV series): 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
- Nymphomaniac (2013)
- From There to Here (2014)
- Mindscape (2014)
- Salting the Battlefield (2014)
- Wolf Hall (2015)
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