Stella Gonet

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Stella Gonet
Born Stella Gonet
(1960-12-08) 8 December 1960 (age 54)
Greenock,[1] Scotland, UK
Spouse(s) Nicholas Farrell (2005 - present)
Children 1 daughter Natasha[2]

Stella Gonet (born 8 December 1960)[1] is a Scottish theatre, film and TV actress. She is known for her roles in the BBC dramas The House of Eliott (1991–94) and Holby City (2007–09).


Born in Greenock, Scotland, Gonet trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. She starred as Beatrice Eliott, one of the two lead roles, in three series of the television drama The House of Eliott, and played Chief Executive Officer Jayne Grayson in the medical drama Holby City. She also has appeared in Casualty, The Crow Road, Dalziel and Pascoe, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Foyle's War, Outnumbered and Lewis. She played a villain in the mini-series The Secret and played Grace Maplin in the Sins of Commission episode of Midsomer Murders.

Gonet's screen credits include For Queen and Country, Nicholas Nickleby, and Red Mercury.

Gonet also has acted extensively in the theatre. She appeared as Ophelia opposite Daniel Day-Lewis as Hamlet in the Royal National Theatre production of Hamlet.

Personal life[edit]

In 2005 Gonet married English actor, Nicholas Farrell. The couple co-starred in an episode of The Roman Mysteries as Queen Berenice of Judea and Emperor Titus, and as Mr. and Mrs. Musgrove in ITV's 2007 production of Jane Austen's Persuasion. Gonet has one daughter, Natasha, born in 2000.[2] She comes from a family of twelve children and four of her sisters are nurses.[2] Gonet's nephew, Stefan Gonet, is currently a goalkeeper with Clydebank F.C..


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