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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 22 October 1972London, England, UK
Birth NameSaffron Domini Burrows
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Saffron Burrows was born on October 22, 1972 in London, England as Saffron Domini Burrows. She is an actress, known for The Bank Job (2008), Deep Blue Sea (1999) and Troy (2004). She has been married to Alison Balian since August 2013. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Alison Balian (August 2013 - present) (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Towering height.

Trivia (14)

Born to political active family, both of her parents are Socialists. Her father works as an architect and teacher, while her mother Susie is a teacher, supporting the feminist movement. In childhood, she sold the Socialist Worker newsletter for pocket money, attended marches and rallies after school with her activist mother and stepfather and even shared her home with striking miners.
She was discovered at 15 in Covent Garden, by the same scout who discovered Naomi Campbell, and embarked on a successful career as a model. She modeled in Paris and London for Chanel, Yves Saint-Laurent and Vivienne Westwood. But she'd studied drama since she was a child and made her first film at the age of 17, leaving the catwalk behind.
2006 UK newspaper "The Independent"'s Pink List - a list of the most influential gay men and women - placed Burrows at no. 90, citing a rumored relationship with "Harry Potter" and The Black Dahlia (2006) actress Fiona Shaw.
Good friends with politician Tony Benn.
Plays acoustic guitar.
Drives a Lexus hybrid car.
Favorite movies include: Julia (1977), Tootsie (1982) and Silkwood (1983), etc.
Lost out to Rosamund Pike for the role of Miranda Frost in Die Another Day (2002).
Became an American citizen in 2009.
Was 5 foot 10 inches high by the time she was aged eleven.
Counts artist Sam Taylor-Johnson as a great friend and fashion icon.
Favorite clothing item is the leather jacket she wore in The Guitar (2008).
Starring in Neil LaBute's new play "Some Girl(s)" on London's West End, opposite David Schwimmer. [June 2005]
Residing in Los Angeles, California.

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