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Amanda Root


Amanda Root was born in 1963 in Essex, England. She is known for her work on Persuasion (1995), The Iron Lady (2011) and The BFG (1989). See full bio »
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 2016 The Black Prince (filming)
Queen Victoria
 2013 The Tunnel (TV Series)
Doctor Cross
- Episode #1.8 (2013) ... Doctor Cross
 1993-2013 Casualty (TV Series)
Evelyn Winnell / Joyce Paice
- Punch Drunk Love (2013) ... Evelyn Winnell
- Wild Card (1993) ... Joyce Paice
 2012 DCI Banks (TV Series)
Mary Rothwell
- Dry Bones That Dream: Part 2 (2012) ... Mary Rothwell
- Dry Bones That Dream: Part 1 (2012) ... Mary Rothwell
 2011 The Iron Lady
Amanda
 2010 Thorne: Sleepyhead
Teresa Maxwell
 2010 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Patricia Smith
- Defence (2010) ... Patricia Smith
 2006-2009 Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II (TV Series)
Federation Ambassador
- To Serve All My Days (2006) ... Federation Ambassador
 2008 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Mrs Rendell
- Mrs McGinty's Dead (2008) ... Mrs Rendell
 2008 Fiona's Story (TV Movie)
Julie
 2007 Miss Marie Lloyd (TV Movie)
Mrs. Chant
 2007 The Robber Bride (TV Movie)
Tony Fremont
 2006 Brief Encounters (TV Series)
June Makenzie
- Lost & Found (2006) ... June Makenzie
 2006 The Impressionists (TV Mini-Series)
Alice Hoschedé
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Alice Hoschedé
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Alice Hoschedé
 2006 The Afternoon Play (TV Series)
Andrea
 2005 Empire (TV Mini-Series)
Noella
- Arkham (2005) ... Noella
- Will (2005) ... Noella
- Pilot (2005) ... Noella
 2005 The Robinsons (TV Series)
Maggie Robinson
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Maggie Robinson
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... Maggie Robinson
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Maggie Robinson
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Maggie Robinson
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Maggie Robinson
 2004 Girl Afraid (Short)
 2004/II Bloom (Short)
Helen Chapman
 2004 All About Me (TV Series)
Miranda
- Best Laid Plans (2004) ... Miranda
- Where There's Blame (2004) ... Miranda
- A Dog Called Wonga (2004) ... Miranda
- Little Voice (2004) ... Miranda
- Badmarsh (2004) ... Miranda
 2004 Rose and Maloney (TV Series)
Marsha Campese
- Episode #2.4 (2004) ... Marsha Campese
- Episode #2.3 (2004) ... Marsha Campese
 2004 London (TV Movie)
Charlotte Brontë
 2003 Foyle's War (TV Series)
Elizabeth Lewes
- Fifty Ships (2003) ... Elizabeth Lewes
 2003 Little Britain (TV Series)
Baby's Mother
- Most People in a Mini (2003) ... Baby's Mother
 2003 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Dolores Delmonte
- Another Life (2003) ... Dolores Delmonte
 2003 Love Again (TV Movie)
Maeve Brennan
 2003 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Ruth Scholey
- A Talent for Life (2003) ... Ruth Scholey
 2002 Daniel Deronda (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Davilow
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Mrs. Davilow
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Mrs. Davilow
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Mrs. Davilow
 2002 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Lorna Gayles / Lorna Gyles
- Special Relationship: Part 2 (2002) ... Lorna Gayles
- Special Relationship: Part 1 (2002) ... Lorna Gyles
 2001 A Small Summer Party (TV Movie)
Karen
 2001 Holby City (TV Series)
Abbie Sawyer
- Snakes and Ladders (2001) ... Abbie Sawyer
 2000 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series)
Dolly
- Part 4 (2000) ... Dolly
- Part 3 (2000) ... Dolly
- Part 2 (2000) ... Dolly
- Part 1 (2000) ... Dolly
 1998 Big Cat (TV Movie)
Alice
 1998 Mortimer's Law (TV Series)
Rachel Mortimer
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... Rachel Mortimer
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... Rachel Mortimer
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Rachel Mortimer
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Rachel Mortimer
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Rachel Mortimer
 1997 Dangerfield (TV Series)
Alice Stratton
- Guilt (1997) ... Alice Stratton
 1997 Sunnyside Farm (TV Series)
Dawn
- A Rare Visitor (1997) ... Dawn
 1997 Original Sin (TV Series)
Frances Peverell
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Frances Peverell
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Frances Peverell
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Frances Peverell
 1997 Turning World (TV Series)
Evelyn Sharples
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Evelyn Sharples
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Evelyn Sharples
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Evelyn Sharples
 1997 Harry Enfield and Chums (TV Series)
Miss Hetherington
- Episode #2.6 (1997) ... Miss Hetherington
 1996 Deep in the Heart
Kate Markham
 1996 Breaking the Code (TV Movie)
Patricia 'Pat' Green
 1994 Hildegard of Bingen (TV Movie documentary)
Ricardis
 1994 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Kathryn Minola
- The Taming of the Shrew (1994) ... Kathryn Minola (voice)
 1994 Love on a Branch Line (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Mounsey
- Ain't She Sweet (1994) ... Miss Mounsey
- I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby (1994) ... Miss Mounsey
- I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight (1994) ... Miss Mounsey
- Yes Sir, That's My Baby (1994) ... Miss Mounsey
 1993 The Man Who Cried (TV Movie)
Hilda Maxwell
 1993 The Buddha of Suburbia (TV Mini-Series)
First TV Producer
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... First TV Producer
 1991 The House of Bernarda Alba (TV Movie)
Adela
 1989 The BFG
Sophie (voice)
 1986 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
Julia
- Guardian of the Past (1986) ... Julia
 1985 Time for Murder (TV Series)
Sarah Penwarden
- This Lightning Always Strikes Twice (1985) ... Sarah Penwarden
 1985 Storyboard (TV Series)
Polly Swift
- Ladies in Charge (1985) ... Polly Swift
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She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Love's Labour's Lost," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Kenneth Branagh, Roger Rees, Edward Petherbridge, Frances Barber, Emily Richard, Harold Innocent, Kate Buffery, Josette Simon, Frank Middlemass, and ... See more »

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Was originally sought by Emma Thompson to play the role of Marianne in Sense and Sensibility. Root participated and was at the original script read-through. However, by the time the film was finally being made, she was already attached to appear in another Jane Austen film, Persuasion. The role eventually went to Kate Winslet. See more »

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