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Helen McCrory


Award-winning actress Helen Elizabeth McCrory was born in London, England, to Welsh-born Anne (Morgans) and Scottish-born Iain McCrory, a diplomat (from Glasgow). She trained at the Drama Centre, London. She began her career on stage in the UK. She won the Manchester Evening News' Best Actress Award for her performance in the National Theatre's "... See full bio »

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 2013-2014 Peaky Blinders (TV Series)
Polly Gray / Aunt Polly
- Episode #2.6 (2014) ... Polly Gray
- Episode #2.5 (2014) ... Polly Gray
- Episode #2.4 (2014) ... Polly Gray
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... Polly Gray
- Episode #2.2 (2014) ... Polly Gray
 2014 Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This (TV Movie)
Mary Kay
 2014 Inside No. 9 (TV Mini-Series)
Tabitha
- The Harrowing (2014) ... Tabitha
 2012 The Cabal Club (Soho) (Short)
Stella
 2012 Leaving (TV Series)
Julie
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Julie
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Julie
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Julie
 2012 Flying Blind
Frankie
 2012 We'll Take Manhattan (TV Movie)
Lady Clare Rendlesham
 2011 Hugo
Mama Jeanne
 2011 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Lucy / Additional Voices
- My Fair Goalie (2011) ... Lucy / Additional Voices (voice, as Helen McCroy)
 2010 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Rosanna
- The Vampires of Venice (2010) ... Rosanna
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Mrs. Bean (voice)
 2009 Life (TV Series)
Amanda Puryer
- One (2009) ... Amanda Puryer
- Shelf Life (2009) ... Amanda Puryer
- Hit Me Baby (2009) ... Amanda Puryer
- I Heart Mom (2009) ... Amanda Puryer
 2008 Flashbacks of a Fool
Peggy Tickell
 2007 Frankenstein (TV Movie)
Dr. Victoria Frankenstein
 2006 Normal for Norfolk (Short)
Clare
 2005 Casanova
Casanova's Mother
 2005 Messiah: The Harrowing (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Rachel Price
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Dr. Rachel Price
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Dr. Rachel Price
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Dr. Rachel Price
 2004 Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (TV Movie)
Mrs. Vandeleur
 2004 Does God Play Football (Short)
Sarah Ward
 2004 Enduring Love
Mrs. Logan
 2003 Carla (TV Movie)
Carla
 2003 Lucky Jim (TV Movie)
Margaret Peel
 2002 Dead Gorgeous (TV Movie)
Antonia Ashton
 2002 Deep Down (Short)
Dana
 2002 Dickens (TV Series)
Kate Dickens
- Blazing Away (2002) ... Kate Dickens
- Secrets (2002) ... Kate Dickens
 2002 The Jury (TV Mini-Series)
Rose Davies
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... Rose Davies
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... Rose Davies
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... Rose Davies
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Rose Davies
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Rose Davies
 2001 Charlotte Gray
Francoise
 2001 In a Land of Plenty (TV Series)
Mary Freeman
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Mary Freeman
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Mary Freeman
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Mary Freeman
 2000 North Square (TV Series)
Rose Fitzgerald
- Episode #1.10 (2000) ... Rose Fitzgerald
- Episode #1.9 (2000) ... Rose Fitzgerald
- Episode #1.8 (2000) ... Rose Fitzgerald
- Episode #1.7 (2000) ... Rose Fitzgerald
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... Rose Fitzgerald
 2000 Hotel Splendide
Lorna Bull
 2000 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series)
Anna Karenina
- Part 4 (2000) ... Anna Karenina
- Part 3 (2000) ... Anna Karenina
- Part 2 (2000) ... Anna Karenina
- Part 1 (2000) ... Anna Karenina
 1999 Split Second (TV Movie)
Angie Anderson
 1998 Dad Savage
Chris
 1998 Stand and Deliver (TV Movie)
Christina
 1998 Spoonface Steinberg (TV Movie)
Mother
 1997 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Anita Harris
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Anita Harris
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Anita Harris
 1997 The James Gang
Bernadette James
 1996 The Fragile Heart (TV Series)
Nicola Pascoe
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Nicola Pascoe
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Nicola Pascoe
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Nicola Pascoe
 1996 Forest People (TV Movie)
Gloria
 1996 Witness Against Hitler (TV Movie)
Freya von Moltke
 1995 Streetlife
Jo
 1995 Dirty Old Town (TV Movie)
Claire
 1994 Uncovered
Lola
 1993 Performance (TV Series)
Jean Rice
- The Entertainer (1993) ... Jean Rice
 1993 Full Stretch (TV Series)
Vicki Goodall
- Risky Business (1993) ... Vicki Goodall
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Other Works:

She acted in Simon Callow's adaptation of Jacques Prevert's story, "Les Enfants Du Paradis," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Colin Farrell, James Purefoy, Joseph Fiennes, Rupert Graves, Colin George, Sylestra Le Touzel, Robert Demeger, Maggie Wells, Peter Spoule, James ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Helen McCroy | Helen McRory

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

Theatre is liberating because it only works if it's truthful, That's what it requires. That's not true of film: the camera does lie. You can be moved by a performance on set, but when you see it on screen, it does nothing. Yet there will be someone you simply didn't notice on set that on screen: bam! See more »

Trivia:

She and her husband Damian Lewis have portrayed real-life couple, Cherie Blair and Tony Blair on television movies. Lewis in Confessions of a Diary Secretary (2007) and McCrory in The Special Relationship (2010). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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