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Ruth Platt is an actress known for The Pianist and BBC's Murder Rooms. She read English Literature at University College, Oxford, before training at RADA. She is also a writer/director. Her film The Heart Fails Without Warning is adapted from twice Booker Prize Winner Hilary Mantel's short story of the same name. See full bio »

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 2005 Nature Unleashed: Tornado (Video)
 2003 Sparkling Cyanide (TV Movie)
Rebecca Knight
 2003 Rosemary & Thyme (TV Series)
Maggie Goffe
- The Language of Flowers (2003) ... Maggie Goffe
 2003 Bad Girls (TV Series)
Lucy Kerridge
- Episode #5.13 (2003) ... Lucy Kerridge
 2003 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Lesley Ford
- Missing in Action (2003) ... Lesley Ford
 2003 Doctors (TV Series)
Alice Bonham
- A Dignified Exit (2003) ... Alice Bonham
 2002 Holby City (TV Series)
Mel Richards
- Taking Cover (2002) ... Mel Richards
- Fathers and Sons (2002) ... Mel Richards
 2002 Relic Hunter (TV Series)
Sarah Glover
- Arthur's Cross (2002) ... Sarah Glover
 1998-2002 The Bill (TV Series)
Jane Tyler / Helen Gough
- 004 (2002) ... Jane Tyler
- Ticking Clocks (1998) ... Helen Gough
 2000 EastEnders (TV Series)
- Episode dated 27 April 2000 (2000) ... Doctor
 2000 Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Lady Sarah Carlisle
- The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes (2000) ... Lady Sarah Carlisle
 2000 The Prince and the Pauper (TV Movie)
 1999 This Year's Love
Young Girl
 1997 Crime Traveller (TV Series)
- The Lottery Experiment (1997) ... Janine
 1997 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
- Thornapple (1997) ... Lucy
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 2005 Stealing Up (Short)
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 2013 The Heart Fails Without Warning (Short) (writer) (completed)
 2005 Stealing Up (Short)

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She co-adapted Shakespeare's "Richard III," for the Pleasance Theatre in London with Eddie Marsan, and played Elizabeth to his Richard. She also adapted Hauptmann's Lonely Lives for the stage, directed by Eddie Marsan, and played Anna, of which Lyn Gardner in The Guardian wrote 'Ruth Platt who plays Anna has such a loose limbed... See more »

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Read English at Oxford before training as an actress at RADA. Left RADA early after getting an agent.

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