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Tessa Ross

Tessa Ross was born in 1961 in London, England. She is a producer, known for Slumdog Millionaire (2008), 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Ex Machina (2014). She is married to Scantlebury. See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Slumdog Millionaire
12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave Producer
Ex Machina
Ex Machina Producer
Room Producer


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 2016/I Trespass Against Us (executive producer)
 2016 Our Kind of Traitor (executive producer)
 2015/I Room (executive producer)
 2015 Suffragette (executive producer)
 2015 Macbeth (executive producer)
 2015 Carol (executive producer)
 2015 The Lobster (executive producer)
 2015/I Life (executive producer)
 2015 45 Years (executive producer)
 2014 Ex Machina (executive producer)
 2014 Black Sea (executive producer)
 2014 The Riot Club (executive producer)
 2014 Cuban Fury (executive producer)
 2014 '71 (executive producer)
 2014 A Most Wanted Man (executive producer)
 2014/II Frank (executive producer)
 2013 How I Live Now (executive producer)
 2013 The Double (executive producer)
 2013 12 Years a Slave (executive producer)
 2013/I Under the Skin (executive producer)
 2013/I Trance (executive producer)
 2013 The Look of Love (executive producer - uncredited)
 2012 Seven Psychopaths (executive producer)
 2012 Hyde Park on Hudson (executive producer)
 2012 A Running Jump (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 On the Road (executive producer)
 2011 The Iron Lady (executive producer)
 2011 La femme du Vème (executive producer)
 2011 Wuthering Heights (executive producer)
 2011 Shame (executive producer)
 2011 One Day (executive producer)
 2011 Attack the Block (executive producer)
 2011 The Eagle (executive producer)
 2010 Submarine (executive producer)
 2010 127 Hours (executive producer)
 2010 Never Let Me Go (executive producer)
 2010 Another Year (executive producer)
 2010 Four Lions (executive producer)
 2009 The Lovely Bones (executive producer)
 2009 Nowhere Boy (executive producer)
 2008 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (executive producer)
 2008 A Summer in Genoa (executive producer)
 2008 Slumdog Millionaire (executive producer)
 2008 Happy-Go-Lucky (executive producer)
 2008 Incendiary (executive producer)
 2008 In Bruges (executive producer)
 2007 Brick Lane (executive producer)
 2007 Far North (executive producer)
 2007 When Did You Last See Your Father? (executive producer)
 2006 Mischief Night (executive producer)
 2006 This Is England (executive producer)
 2006/I Venus (executive producer)
 2006 The Last King of Scotland (executive producer)
 2005 Isolation (executive producer)
 2005 Brothers of the Head (executive producer)
 2004 Enduring Love (executive producer)
 2004 Dead Man's Shoes (executive producer)
 2001 Like Father (executive producer)
 2001 Best of Both Worlds (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2001 In a Land of Plenty (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2000 Second Sight: Hide and Seek (TV Movie) (executive producer: BBC)
 2000 Second Sight: Kingdom of the Blind (TV Movie) (executive producer: BBC)
 2000 Second Sight: Parasomnia (TV Movie) (executive producer: BBC)
 2000 Liam (executive producer)
 2000 Billy Elliot (executive producer)
 2000 Clocking Off (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Katherine and Mack's Story (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Trudy's Story (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Steve's Story (2000) ... (executive producer)
- KT's Story (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Yvonne's Story (2000) ... (executive producer)
 1999 Second Sight (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998-1999 Playing the Field (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (1999) ... (executive producer: BBC)
- Episode #2.6 (1999) ... (executive producer: BBC)
- Episode #2.5 (1999) ... (executive producer: BBC)
- Episode #2.4 (1999) ... (executive producer: BBC)
- Episode #2.3 (1999) ... (executive producer: BBC)
 1999 Births, Marriages and Deaths (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1998 Maisie Raine (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- A Blast from the Past (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Getting to Be a Habit (1998) ... (executive producer)
- An Ordinary Little Tragedy (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Go Bananas (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Food of Love (1998) ... (executive producer)
 1998 The Gift (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1997 Cold Enough for Snow (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1997 Our Boy (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1997 Screen Two (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Stone, Scissors, Paper (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1997 Plotlands (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 1997 Robinson in Space (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1996 Deep Secrets (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 Interview Day (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2010 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to Broadcasting. She is the Controller of Film and Drama at Channel 4. See more »

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