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Overview (3)

Born in London, 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 Deep Blue Sea (1999), The Bank Job (2008) and Troy (2004). She has been married to Alison Balian since August 2011. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Alison Balian (August 2011 - present) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Statuesque, model-like figure

Trivia (15)

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 age 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 had studied drama since she was a child and made her first film at age 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.
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 a United States 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).
Currently resides in Los Angeles, California (2008).
Speaks fluent Spanish and French.
Married her girlfriend of 3 years Alison Balian. They have a year-old son. [August 2011]
Has 2 children with her wife Alison Balian - a son (b.2010) and a daughter Daisy Alice Winnie Balian-Burrows (b.January 23, 2017). Both were born by Burrows.

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