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Ruth Sheen


Ruth Sheen was born in 1950 in Stepney, London, England as Ruth P Sheen. She is an actress, known for Another Year (2010), Run, Fatboy, Run (2007) and High Hopes (1988). See full bio »
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Known For

Another Year
Another Year Gerri
(2010)
Run, Fatboy, Run
Run, Fatboy, Run Claudine
(2007)
High Hopes
High Hopes Shirley
(1988)
Vera Drake
Vera Drake Lily
(2004)

Filmography

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 2018 VS. (post-production)
Fiona
 2017 The Woman in White (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Clements (2017)
 2017 Prime Suspect 1973 (TV Mini-Series)
Renee Bentley
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Renee Bentley
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Renee Bentley
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Renee Bentley
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Renee Bentley
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Renee Bentley
 2016 A Street Cat Named Bob
Elsie
 2016 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Valerie Horton
- Saints and Sinners (2016) ... Valerie Horton
 2015 Unforgotten (TV Series)
Lizzie Wilton
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Lizzie Wilton
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Lizzie Wilton
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Lizzie Wilton
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Lizzie Wilton
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Lizzie Wilton
 2015 SuperBob
Pat
 2015 A Royal Night Out
Joan Hodges
 2015 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Elizabeth Gadge
- The Trial of Elizabeth Gadge (2015) ... Elizabeth Gadge
 2015 The Woman in the Crypt
Mother (credit only)
 2014 Call the Midwife (TV Series)
Sister Maltby
- Christmas Special (2014) ... Sister Maltby
 2014 Our Girl (TV Series)
Nan
- Heroes (2014) ... Nan
- Changes (2014) ... Nan
 2013-2014 The Mimic (TV Series)
Martin's Mum
- Episode #2.6 (2014) ... Martin's Mum
- Episode #2.5 (2014) ... Martin's Mum
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Martin's Mum
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Martin's Mum
 2014 Mr. Turner
Sarah Danby
 2013 Misfits (TV Series)
Maggie
- Episode #5.7 (2013) ... Maggie
- Episode #5.6 (2013) ... Maggie
- Episode #5.4 (2013) ... Maggie
- Episode #5.2 (2013) ... Maggie
- Episode #5.1 (2013) ... Maggie
 2013 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Madame Rosentelle
- Elephants Can Remember (2013) ... Madame Rosentelle
 2013 Welcome to the Punch
Iris Warns
 2012 Accused (TV Series)
Mo's Mum
- Mo's Story (2012) ... Mo's Mum
 2010 Mulligatawny (Short)
Maggie
 2010 The Hardest Part (Short)
Bus Lady
 2010 Another Year
Gerri
 2010 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Esther Carey
- Intent: Part 2 (2010) ... Esther Carey
- Intent: Part 1 (2010) ... Esther Carey
 2009/I Heartless
Marion Morgan
 2009 Brave Young Men (TV Movie)
Stephanie Malloy
 2007 Coming Up (TV Series)
Jane
- The Spastic King (2007) ... Jane
 2007 The Curry Club (Short)
Audrey
 2007 Fanny Hill (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Jones / Mrs Jones
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Mrs. Jones
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Mrs Jones
 2007 Run, Fatboy, Run
Claudine
 2007 Hush Your Mouth
Mrs Collins
 2007 A Class Apart (TV Movie)
Ruth
 2006 Vital Signs (TV Series)
Val
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... Val
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Val
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Val
 2005 The English Harem (TV Movie)
Emily
 2005 Doc Martin (TV Series)
Maureen
- The Family Way (2005) ... Maureen
 2005 Footprints in the Snow (TV Movie)
Lady Victualler
 2005 Imagine Me & You
Mrs Webster
 2005 Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky (TV Mini-Series)
Aunt Winnie
- The Plains of Cement: Ella's Story (2005) ... Aunt Winnie
 1989-2004 The Bill (TV Series)
Mrs. Brunton / Patricia Clarke / Mrs. Grant / ...
- 274 (2004) ... Mrs. Brunton
- 273 (2004) ... Mrs. Brunton
- 088 (2003) ... Patricia Clarke (uncredited)
- 087 (2003) ... Patricia Clarke
- Cold Shoulder (1992) ... Mrs. Grant
 2004 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Mrs. Tarrant
- The Murder at the Vicarage (2004) ... Mrs. Tarrant
 2004 Vera Drake
Lily
 2004 Vanity Fair
Miss Pinkerton
 2003 Cheeky
Tamara
 2002 White Teeth (TV Mini-Series)
Maureen
 2002 Plain Jane (TV Movie)
May
 2002 All or Nothing
Maureen
 2001 The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs, MacMananan
- Brownlow's Newspaper (2001) ... Mrs, MacMananan
 2000 Lorna Doone (TV Movie)
Betty Muxworthy
 2000 Never Never (TV Movie)
Sandra
 2000 Don Quixote (TV Movie)
1st Wench / Young Lady
 1999 Bait (Short)
Café Woman
 1999 Virtual Sexuality
Jackie Lovett
 1995-1998 Bramwell (TV Mini-Series)
Nurse Ethel Carr / Nurse Carr
- Loose Women (1998) ... Nurse Ethel Carr
- Our Brave Boys (1998) ... Nurse Ethel Carr
- Episode #3.10 (1997) ... Nurse Ethel Carr
- Episode #3.9 (1997) ... Nurse Ethel Carr
- Episode #3.8 (1997) ... Nurse Ethel Carr
 1998 Berkeley Square (TV Mini-Series)
Nanny Simmons
- When the Bough Breaks (1998) ... Nanny Simmons
- A Pocket Full of Posies (1998) ... Nanny Simmons
- All on a Summer's Day (1998) ... Nanny Simmons
- Ladybird, Ladybird (1998) ... Nanny Simmons
- Hide and Seek (1998) ... Nanny Simmons
 1997 The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Harris
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Mrs. Harris
 1997 Holding On (TV Mini-Series)
Alice
- Episode #1.8 (1997) ... Alice
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... Alice
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Alice
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Alice
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Alice
 1996 Secrets & Lies
Laughing Woman
 1996 Different for Girls
Nosey Neighbour
 1995 Cracker (TV Series)
Jean McIlvanney
- Brotherly Love: Part 1 (1995) ... Jean McIlvanney
 1995 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Pauline Wadham
- To Have and to Hold (1995) ... Pauline Wadham
 1994 Screen Two (TV Series)
Viv Hastings
- Sin Bin (1994) ... Viv Hastings
 1993 When Pigs Fly
Marge
 1992 Ghostwatch (TV Movie)
Emma Stableford (voice)
 1992 Downtown Lagos (TV Mini-Series)
Chocolate cake woman
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Chocolate cake woman
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Chocolate cake woman
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Chocolate cake woman
 1992 Casualty (TV Series)
Barbara George
- Cherish (1992) ... Barbara George
 1992 A Fatal Inversion (TV Series)
Forensic Scientist
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Forensic Scientist
 1990-1991 Screenplay (TV Series)
Karen / Helen Baldwin
- Clubland (1991) ... Karen
- Night Voice (1990) ... Helen Baldwin
 1990 Making Out (TV Series)
Delia
- Episode #2.4 (1990) ... Delia
 1989 The Angry Earth
Nurse Berry
 1989 London's Burning (TV Series)
Danny's Mum
- Episode #2.7 (1989) ... Danny's Mum
 1988 High Hopes
Shirley
 1988 King & Castle (TV Series)
Receptionist
- Dim Sums (1988) ... Receptionist
 1987 Little Dorrit
Society Lady
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