The Ladies of Sherlock

by lawrenceconwayvulcan | created - 15 Dec 2015 | updated - 15 Mar 2020 | Public

The ladies of the show

1. Una Stubbs

Actress | Sherlock

Una Stubbs was born on May 1, 1937 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England. She is known for her work on Sherlock (2010), Worzel Gummidge (1979) and Till Death Us Do Part (1965). She was married to Nicky Henson and Peter Gilmore. She died on August 12, 2021 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Mrs Hudson, Sherlock and John's landlady not housekeeper

2. Louise Brealey

Actress | Containment

Louise Brealey, also credited as Loo Brealey, is an English actress, writer and journalist. Born in Bozeat, Northamptonshire, England. She attended Kimbolton School, proceeding to read History at Cambridge. She then trained at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York City and with clown teacher ...

Molly, lovelorn pathlogist whose feelings for Sherlock are never returned

3. Lara Pulver

Actress | Sherlock

Lara was born and raised in Essex, UK. She studied drama with the NYMT and went on to gain a BA Honours degree in Theatre.

Lara's extensive theatre career led her to gain a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for her portrayal of "Lucille Frank" in Rob Ashford's production of "Parade" at The Donmar ...

Irene Adler, perhaps the only woman to have got under Sherlock's skin

4. Amanda Abbington

Actress | Sherlock

Amanda Abbington was born on February 28, 1974 in North London, England as Amanda Jane Smith. She is an actress, known for Sherlock (2010), Mr Selfridge (2013) and After You've Gone (2007).

Mary Morstan, John's wife with a hidden past. Martin Freeman's real life other half

5. Wanda Ventham

Actress | UFO

Wanda Ventham was born on August 5, 1935 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is an actress, known for UFO (1970), Invasion: UFO (1974) and Sherlock (2010). She has been married to Timothy Carlton since 1976. They have one child. She was previously married to James D. Tabernacle.

Sherlock and Mycrofts mother, in real life Wanda Ventham is Benedict Cumberatch's mum

6. Sian Brooke

Actress | Sherlock

Sian Brooke is a British actress, known for portraying Laura in All About George, Lori in Cape Wrath, and Eurus Holmes in Sherlock. Sian Elizabeth Phillips was born in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England and is the youngest of three siblings. She took on a stage name to avoid confusion with fellow ...

Eurus, Sherlock's secret sister

7. Vinette Robinson

Actress | Sherlock

Vinette Robinson was born in 1981 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Sherlock (2010), The A Word (2016) and Vera Drake (2004).

Det Sgt Sally Donovan, NOT Sherlock's biggest fan

8. Yasmine Akram

Actress | Sherlock

Yasmine Akram (born 1982) is an Irish-Pakistani actress, writer and comedian, best known for playing Janine in the third series of Sherlock. Akram was born in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates but her family settled in Drogheda, Ireland when she was just 18-months old. Her father is originally ...

Jannine, Maggunson's PA and brief girlfriend of Sherlock

9. Tanya Moodie

Actress | Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker

Tanya Moodie was born on April 16, 1972 in Canada. She is an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019), Motherland (2016) and A Discovery of Witches (2018).

Ella, John's thearpist

10. Zoe Telford

Actress | Genius

Zoe Telford was born in 1973 in Norwich, England. She is an actress, known for Genius (2017), Greyhawk (2014) and Jo (2013).

Sarah, a GP who leaves a big impression on Sherlock and John

11. Oona Chaplin

Actress | The Longest Ride

Oona Chaplin is a Spanish actress. Her mother is Geraldine Chaplin. She is also the granddaughter of English film actor Charlie Chaplin, and great-granddaughter of American playwright Eugene O'Neill. She is best known for playing Talisa Maegyr in the HBO TV series Game of Thrones and Zilpha Geary ...

Jeanette, a girlfriend of John's whose name Sherlock has forgotten

12. Olivia Poulet

Actress | In the Loop

Olivia Poulet was born on November 28, 1978 in London, England. She is an actress and writer, known for In the Loop (2009), The Thick of It (2005) and Killing Me Softly (2002). She has been married to Laurence Dobiesz since December 24, 2015.

Amanda, a PA whose boss has left her with a gift that is quite surprising

13. Alice Lowe

Actress | Sightseers

Alice Eva Lowe is an English actress and writer, mainly in comedy. She is best known for her roles as Madeline Wool/Liz Asher in Garth Marenghi's Darkplace and as Tina in the 2012 film Sightseers, which she also co-wrote.

Lowe was born in Coventry, West Midlands, England. She attended Kenilworth ...

Tessa, James Sholto's nurse

14. Katherine Parkinson

Actress | The Boat That Rocked

Katherine Parkinson was born on March 9, 1978 in London, England as Katherine Jane Parkinson. She is an actress and writer, known for The Boat That Rocked (2009), Easy Virtue (2008) and The IT Crowd (2006). She has been married to Harry Peacock since 2009. They have two children.

Kitty Riley, tabloid hack and pawn of Jim Moriaty

15. Lindsay Duncan

Actress | Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Lindsay Duncan was born on November 7, 1950 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Lindsay Vere Duncan. She is known for her work on Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), About Time (2013) and Gifted (2017). She is married to Hilton McRae. They have one child.

Lady Smallwood, a blackmail victim who turns to Sherlock for help

16. Jeany Spark

Actress | The Fifth Estate

Jeany Spark was born in 1982 in England. She is an actress, known for The Fifth Estate (2013), Red Lights (2012) and Wallander (2008).

Homeless girl, member of the homeless network

17. Haydn Gwynne

Actress | Beauty and the Beast

Haydn Gwynne is fluent in French and Italian. She studied Modern Languages at the University of Warwick before taking a five-year lectureship in Italy, where she taught English. She also drove across the United States before becoming an actress in her mid-twenties. She first came to notice on ...

Miss Wencsals. part of of an art scam that has the backing of Jim Moriaty

18. Gemma Chan

Actress | Eternals

Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is a British film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model. She played Charlotte in season four of the Showtime and ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007); Ruth in Channel 4's Fresh Meat (2011); Mia Bennett in Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars...

Soo Lin, mixed up with a Tong gang

19. Victoria Wicks

Actress | High-Rise

Born in Chippenham in Wiltshire in 1959, Victoria Wicks is the grand-daughter of writer H.E. Bates on her mother's side and, along with several other family members, she is a director of Evensford Productions, a company established to promote her grand-father's work. Having graduated from the Royal...

Margaret Patterson, widow of a supposed suicide victim

20. Deborah Moore

Actress | Die Another Day

Deborah Moore was born on October 27, 1963 in Marylebone, London, England as Deborah Maria Luisa Moore. She is an actress, known for Die Another Day (2002), Chaplin (1992) and Into the Sun (1991). She was previously married to Jeremy Green.

Crying woman, a unwilling suicide bomber. Deborah Moore is the daughter of Roger Moore who himself played the great hero himself in 1974's Sherlock Holmes in New York

21. Rosalind Halstead

Actress | Mrs. Henderson Presents

Rosalind Halstead trained as a dancer at The Central School of Ballet.

After several stage appearances in her youth, with the National Youth Theatre and at the Edinburgh Festival, Rosalind first appeared on screen in Stephen Whittaker's Sons and Lovers, followed quickly by a guest role in the BBC's ...

Kate, Irene Adler's assistant

22. Catherine McCormack

Actress | Braveheart

Catherine McCormack was born on April 3, 1972 in Epsom, Surrey, England as Catherine Jane McCormack. She is an actress and director, known for Braveheart (1995), Spy Game (2001) and A Sound of Thunder (2005).

Lady Carmichael, whose husband life is threat by a ghostly bride

23. Natasha O'Keeffe

Actress | Peaky Blinders

Natasha O'Keeffe is a stage, television and movie actress.

Born in Brighton, O'Keeffe moved to London at the age of 1 and was raised in Tooting, South London. O'Keeffe trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, She is best known for her roles in Peaky Blinders (2013), Filth (2013) and ...

Emila Racotti, The vengeful bride

24. Amelia Bullmore

Actress | Scott & Bailey

Amelia Bullmore was born on January 31, 1964 in London, England as Amelia Mary Bullmore. She is an actress and writer, known for Scott & Bailey (2011), This Life (1996) and Big Train (1998). She is married to Paul Higgins. They have two children.

Dr. Stapleton, what did she do with her daughter's pet rabbit?

25. Di Botcher

Actress | Victor Frankenstein

Di Botcher was born on June 2, 1959 in Port Talbot, Wales as Diane F Botcher. She is an actress, known for Victor Frankenstein (2015), Sherlock (2010) and Stella (2012).

Connie Prince, murdered TV fashion guru

26. Lynn Farleigh

Actress | Watership Down

Lynn Farleigh was born on May 3, 1942 in Bath, Somerset, England as Marilyn J. Farleigh. She is an actress, known for Watership Down (1978), Miss Potter (2006) and Pride and Prejudice (1995). She has been married to John Woodvine since November 1996. She was previously married to David Yip and ...

Professor Cairns, working on a soon to be fatal discovery.

27. Stephanie Hyam

Actress | Peaky Blinders

Stephanie Hyam is a British actress, notable for stage work including The James Plays (2014, Edinburgh International Festival and National Theatre) and film and TV appearances including Their Finest (2017), Doctor Who (2017: "The Pilot" and "The Doctor Falls"), Peaky Blinders (2016), Sherlock (2016...

Jane, John and Mary's maid

28. Eleanor Matsuura

Actress | Wonder Woman

Eleanor Matsuura (born c. 1983) is an English actress, who is best known for her roles as Hannah Santo in Spooks: The Greater Good, Bev in Utopia and as PC Donna Prager in Cuffs.

Matsuura was born in Tokyo and raised in Hertfordshire, England. She was trained at the Central School of Speech and ...

DI Hopkins, on the case of the Canary Trainer

29. Gina Bramhill

Actress | Us

Gina Bramhill was born on July 30, 1989 in Eastoft, England. She is an actress, known for Us (2020), Sherlock (2010) and Brief Encounters (2016).

Faith, Culverton Smith's (real) daughter

30. Gabrielle Glaister

Actress | Family Affairs

Gabrielle Glaister was born on July 27, 1960 in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, England. She is an actress, known for Family Affairs (1997), Blackadder Goes Forth (1989) and Brookside (1982).

The British Ambassador to Georgia

31. Katy Wix

Actress | Torchwood

Katy Wix was born on February 28, 1979 in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress and writer, known for Torchwood (2006), The Windsors (2016) and Not Going Out (2006).

Nurse Cornish, works at Culverton Smith's hospital

32. Jaye Griffiths

Actress | Bugs

Jaye Griffiths was born on September 24, 1963. She is an actress, known for Bugs (1995), Doctor Who (2005) and Silent Witness (1996). She is married to Paul Bezodis.

prosecuting barrister of Jim Moriaty

33. Katherine Jakeways

Actress | The Armstrong and Miller Show

Katherine Jakeways is an actress and writer, known for The Armstrong and Miller Show (2007), Tracey Ullman's Show (2016) and The First Men in the Moon (2010).

Benji, Anderson's girlfriend who helps when Sherlock goes missing

34. Lisa McAllister

Actress | How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

Lisa McAllister was born in Scotland but raised in Surrey. She worked as a model and in post-production before deciding upon acting.

She landed the title role in Sony's action film The Number One Girl (2006) opposite Vinnie Jones and roles in TV fare such as Sea of Souls (2004), The Bill (1984) and ...

Athena, Mycroft's assistant

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