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Francesca Ryan

Francesca Ryan was born in London, England. She is an actress, known for The Wars of the Roses (1965), The Bill (1984) and Prime Suspect (1991). See full bio »
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Known For

The Wars of the Roses
The Wars of the Roses Doll Tearsheet / Joan la Pucelle / Katherine / Lady Anne / Queen Isabel
(1990-1991)
The Bill
The Bill Divisional Scene Examiner / D.S.E.
(1997-1999)
Prime Suspect
Prime Suspect Marianne
(1991)
Waking the Dead
Waking the Dead Katherine Reed
(2002)

Filmography

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 2004-2012 Doctors (TV Series)
Karen Patterson / Martha Wright / Angela Kingsmith
- Painted Blind (2012) ... Martha Wright
- My Son the Guinea Pig (2008) ... Angela Kingsmith
- Bringing Up Baby (2005) ... Karen Patterson
- Amy's New Home (2004) ... Karen Patterson
 2008 Holby City (TV Series)
Linda Rycroft
- On a Mission (2008) ... Linda Rycroft
 2007 Richard Is My Boyfriend (TV Movie)
Family Planning Counsellor
 2005 Footballers' Wives (TV Series)
Helena
- Episode #4.9 (2005) ... Helena
 1997-2005 Casualty (TV Series)
Marie Crake / Jennifer Carelli
- And on That Farm (2005) ... Marie Crake
- United... By Blood (1997) ... Jennifer Carelli
 2003 Blue Dove (TV Mini-Series)
HSE Investigator
 2003 Sweet Medicine (TV Series)
Strachan, Coroner
- Episode #1.10 (2003) ... Strachan, Coroner
 2002 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Katherine Reed
- Special Relationship: Part 2 (2002) ... Katherine Reed
- Special Relationship: Part 1 (2002) ... Katherine Reed
 2000 Rough Treatment (TV Movie)
Barbara Douglass QC
 2000 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Mrs. Miller
- Shifting Sands (2000) ... Mrs. Miller
 1987-1999 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Miranda Peters / Susie Croft
- Episode #1.4595 (1999) ... Miranda Peters
- Episode #1.4594 (1999) ... Miranda Peters
- Episode #1.4593 (1999) ... Miranda Peters
- Episode #1.4588 (1999) ... Miranda Peters
- Episode #1.4585 (1999) ... Miranda Peters
 1997-1999 The Bill (TV Series)
Divisional Scene Examiner / D.S.E.
- No Love Lost (1999) ... Divisional Scene Examiner
- Team Play (1998) ... D.S.E.
- Watching the Detectives (1998) ... Divisional Scene Examiner
- Sprog (1998) ... Divisional Scene Examiner
- Heartbreak Hotel (1997) ... Divisional Scene Examiner
 1998 Heartburn Hotel (TV Series)
Elaine
- Christmas Special: Bash (1998) ... Elaine
- More War (1998) ... Elaine
 1995 Hollyoaks (TV Series)
D.S. Green (1997)
 1990-1994 Medics (TV Series)
Claire Armstrong / Dr. Claire Armstrong - senior registrar
- Here Today (1994) ... Dr. Claire Armstrong - senior registrar
- Episode #3.5 (1993) ... Dr. Claire Armstrong - senior registrar
- Episode #3.4 (1993) ... Dr. Claire Armstrong - senior registrar
- Episode #3.3 (1993) ... Dr. Claire Armstrong - senior registrar
- Episode #3.2 (1993) ... Dr. Claire Armstrong - senior registrar
 1992 Screen One (TV Series)
Policewoman
- Trust Me (1992) ... Policewoman
 1991 Prime Suspect (TV Mini-Series)
Marianne
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Marianne
 1990-1991 The Wars of the Roses (TV Series)
Lady Anne / Joan la Pucelle / Doll Tearsheet / ...
- Richard III (1991) ... Lady Anne
- Henry VI: House of Lancaster (1991) ... Joan la Pucelle
- Henry IV: Part 2 (1991) ... Doll Tearsheet
- Henry V (1991) ... Katherine
- Richard II (1990) ... Queen Isabel
 1990 The World of Eddie Weary (TV Movie)
TV Awards hostess
 1990 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Receptionist
 1985 Happy Families (TV Series)
Press Aide
- Edith (1985) ... Press Aide
 1981 My Father's House (TV Mini-Series)
Rona
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Rona
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She acted in the English Shakespeare Company production of William Shakespeare's play, "The Wars of the Roses," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Michael Pennington, Clyde Pollitt, Michael Cronin, Colin Farrell, Ann Penfold, Philip Bowen, June Watson, Ian Burford, Andrew Jarvis, Hugh Sullivan, Sion Probert, Barry ... See more »

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