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Kate Ashfield


Most recognizable to international audiences for her lead role in Shaun of the Dead (2004), Kate Ashfield is a powerful British actress known for superlative and award-winning work in This Little Life (2003) (B.I.F.A. nomination, Best Actress), Late Night Shopping (2001) (B.I.F.A. Best Actress Award), and countless others. She has been seen in ... See full bio »

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 2015 Secrets & Lies (TV Series) (pre-production)
Vanessa Turner
- Pilot (2015) ... Vanessa Turner
 2014 Counting Backwards (Short) (completed)
 2015 Party Pieces (announced)
Samantha
 2014/II Still
Margaret
 2013 Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
Therapist (uncredited)
 2013/I Believe
Helen
 2013 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Helen Caxton
- Schooled in Murder (2013) ... Helen Caxton
 2012 Byzantium
Gabi
 2012 Line of Duty (TV Series)
Jools Gates
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... Jools Gates
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Jools Gates
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Jools Gates
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Jools Gates
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Jools Gates
 2012 The Kidnap Diaries (TV Movie)
Anabel Langan
 2011 7lives
Cynthia
 2011 New Tricks (TV Series)
Hilary Newell
- Tiger Tiger (2011) ... Hilary Newell
 2011/I United
Alma George
 2011 Late Bloomers
Giulia
 2011 Silent Witness (TV Series)
CI Rebecca Woods
- The Prodigal: Part 2 (2011) ... CI Rebecca Woods
- The Prodigal: Part 1 (2011) ... CI Rebecca Woods
 2010 My Brothers
Kitty
 2010 The Kid
Madeline
 2010 Behind the Door (Short)
Joss
 2009 Masterpiece Contemporary (TV Series)
- Collision (2009)
 2009 Collision (TV Mini-Series)
Ann Stallwood
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... Ann Stallwood
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Ann Stallwood
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Ann Stallwood
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Ann Stallwood
 2009 War School (Short)
Teacher
 2009 The Diary of Anne Frank (TV Mini-Series)
Miep Gies
- May 1944 (2009) ... Miep Gies
- June 1943 (2009) ... Miep Gies
- November 1942 (2009) ... Miep Gies
- October 1942 (2009) ... Miep Gies
 2008 The Children (TV Mini-Series)
Natasha
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Natasha
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Natasha
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Natasha
 2008 10 Days to War (TV Series)
Veronica Purkiss
- A Simple Private Matter (2008) ... Veronica Purkiss
 2008 Never Better (TV Series)
Anita
- Dad (2008) ... Anita
- First Week Euphoria (2008) ... Anita
- Good Samaritan (2008) ... Anita
- God (2008) ... Anita
- Life and Soul (2008) ... Anita
 2007 Talk to Me (TV Series)
Kelly
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Kelly
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Kelly
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Kelly
- The Wedding (2007) ... Kelly
 2007 The Baker
Rhiannon
 2006 Tsunami: The Aftermath (TV Movie)
Ellen
 2006 Random Quest (TV Movie)
Ottilie / Kate
 2005 Secret Smile (TV Movie)
Miranda Cotton
 2005 Perfect Day (TV Movie)
Jenny
 2005 Sweetnightgoodheart (Short)
Juliet
 2004 Spivs
Jenny
 2004 Fakers
Eve Evans
 2003 Collusion
Sally Waterville
 2003 Killing Hitler (TV Movie documentary)
Rachel
 2003 This Little Life (TV Movie)
Sadie MacGregor
 2003/II Perfect (Short)
Rachel
 2003 Pollyanna (TV Movie)
Nancy
 2002 Flyfishing
Helen
 2002/I Pure
Helen
 2002 One Minute (Short)
Katie
 2002 Crime and Punishment (TV Movie)
Dounia
 2001 Please! (Short)
Molly
 2001 The Last Minute
Janey
 2001 Do or Die (TV Mini-Series)
Samantha
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Samantha
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Samantha
 2001 Late Night Shopping
Jody
 2000 The Low Down
Ruby
 2000 A Many Splintered Thing (TV Series)
Elly Rawsthorne
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... Elly Rawsthorne
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... Elly Rawsthorne
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Elly Rawsthorne
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Elly Rawsthorne
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Elly Rawsthorne
 2000 Storm Damage (TV Movie)
Kay
 1999 Watership Down (TV Series)
Primrose
- Kidnapped (1999) ... Primrose (voice)
- Friend and Enemy (1999) ... Primrose (voice)
- Lost (1999) ... Primrose (voice)
- A Tale of a Mouse (1999) ... Primrose (voice)
- The Vision (1999) ... Primrose (voice)
 1999 Love in the 21st Century (TV Series)
Kate
- Threesomes (1999) ... Kate
 1999 The Man (TV Movie)
Kim
 1999 The War Zone
Lucy
 1998 A Many Splintered Thing (TV Short)
Elly Jackson
 1996 Soldier Soldier (TV Series)
Cate Hobbs
- Hell and High Water (1996) ... Cate Hobbs
- Fall for Love (1996) ... Cate Hobbs
- Delayed Action (1996) ... Cate Hobbs
- Flash Point (1996) ... Cate Hobbs
- Under the Gooseberry Bush (1996) ... Cate Hobbs
 1996 Seed (TV Movie)
Julie
 1996 No Bananas (TV Mini-Series)
Sylvia
- Sitzkreig (1996) ... Sylvia
 1995 Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness (TV Movie)
Helper
 1995 Fist of Fun (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1995)
 1994 Princess Caraboo
Ella
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Appeared in "Bearing Fruit", five new plays by women writers - Hampstead Theatre, London See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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She is from Birmingham, England and now lives in London. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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