Frances Ruffelle


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Frances Ruffelle has been performing from a young age, appearing in her first West End musical at the age of 16. She went on to create the role of "Eponine" in the blockbuster musical, Les Misérables, for which she won a Tony award when she took the role to Broadway. After New York, she returned to London and appeared in musicals such as Chicago, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Les Misérables Whore 1
(2012)
Secrets & Lies Young Mother
(1996)
The Equalizer Sylvie
(1988)
Locked Down Neighbour
(2021)

Filmography

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 2021/I Locked Down
Neighbour
 2017 How to Be Human (Short)
Maria
 2016 Long Forgotten Fields
Sue Foster
 2015 Birds of a Feather (TV Series)
Naomi
- Spa Wars (2015) ... Naomi
- Guess Who's Coming to Essex? (2015) ... Naomi
 2014 Devil's Tower
Kim
 2013 Pleasure Beach (Short)
Stacey
 2012 Les Misérables
Whore 1
 2001-2002 Dream Team (TV Series)
Dawn Daniel-Spears
- Missing... (2002) ... Dawn Daniel-Spears
- Broken Dreams (2002) ... Dawn Daniel-Spears
- Danny and Peggsy Go Large (2002) ... Dawn Daniel-Spears
- Brother's in Arms (2002) ... Dawn Daniel-Spears
- We Are Family (2002) ... Dawn Daniel-Spears
 2001 The Invitation (Short)
ZeZe
 2000 Headless (TV Series)
Kitty Lascelles
 1999 The Road to Ithaca
Eleni
 1997 The New Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Lady Olivia Beacon
- The Rebellion ... Lady Olivia Beacon
 1996 Secrets & Lies
Young Mother
 1993 The Bill (TV Series)
Susan Gilbert
- Uses and Abuses (1993) ... Susan Gilbert
 1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Sylvie
- The Child Broker (1988) ... Sylvie
 1985 Tucker's Luck (TV Series)
Jackie
- Hungry Eyes/Naff Job (1985) ... Jackie
- The Wedding (1985) ... Jackie
 1983 Keep Off the Grass (Short)
Girl Lover
 1983 The Hard Word (TV Series)
Mandy
- Life Isn't Like Pictures (1983) ... Mandy
 1982 Alan Bennett's Objects of Affection (TV Series)
Denise
- Marks (1982) ... Denise
 1982 P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (TV Movie)
Eunice
 1981 Strangers (TV Series)
Elsie
- Soldiers of Misfortune (1981) ... Elsie (as Frances Ruffell)
 1980 The Wildcats of St. Trinian's
Angela Hall / Princess Roxanne
 1975 The Hiding Place
Sarah Van Der Weghe (uncredited)
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Originated the role of Eponine in the London & Broadway cast of "Les Misérables" See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Frances Ruffell

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)

Spouse:

John Caird  (divorced)  (2 children)
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Has two children with John Caird: Eliza Doolittle and Nathaniel Caird. See more »

Nickname:

Frankie Ruff

Star Sign:

Virgo

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