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Ruth Sheen

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ruth Sheen (born 1952) is an English actress. Born in London, Sheen began her career by training at the East 15 Acting School, and has appeared regularly on British television and in British films since 1988. On television, she had recurring roles as Nanny Simmons in Berkeley Square (1998), and as Nurse Ethel Carr in the series Bramwell (1995–1998). She has also appeared as four different characters in six episodes of The Bill between 1989 and 2004. She has also appeared in five Mike Leigh films: in the female lead role of Shirley in High Hopes (1988); as Laughing Woman in Secrets & Lies (1996); as Maureen in All or Nothing (2002), as Lily in Vera Drake (2004) and as Gerri in Another Year (2010). Her role in High Hopes won her the Best Actress award at the 1989 European Film Awards. In 2007, she played the role of Lyn, opposite Ben Whishaw's Steven, in the world premiere of Philip Ridley's stage play, Leaves of Glass at the Soho Theatre, London. She also plays the mother of Jim Sturgess's character, Jamie, in Philip Ridley's feature film, Heartless. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ruth Sheen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Bill 1984-10-16
Latest Project:
Movie Prime Suspect 1973 2017-03-02
Known For
Poster of Another Year
Poster of Lorna Doone
Poster of Different for Girls
Poster of Bramwell
Movie Prime Suspect 1973 Renee Bentley 2017-03-02
Movie A Street Cat Named Bob Elsie 2016-11-04
Movie A Royal Night Out Jack's Mum 2015-05-14
Series Unforgotten Lizzie Wilton 2015-10-08
Movie SuperBob Pat 2015-10-16
Series Inside No. 9 Elizabeth Gadge 2014-02-05
Movie Ο Κος Τέρνερ Sarah Danby 2014-10-31
Movie Welcome to the Punch Iris Warns 2013-03-15
Movie Another Year Gerri 2010-11-05
Movie Heartless Marion Morgan 2009-11-21
Movie Run Fatboy Run Claudine 2007-09-06
Movie Fanny Hill Mrs. Jones 2007-10-22
Series Fanny Hill Mrs Jones 2007-10-22
Series Vital Signs Unknown 2006-04-20
Movie Imagine Me & You Mrs. Webster 2005-02-01
Movie Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky 2005-04-19
Movie Vera Drake Lily 2004-10-22
Movie All or Nothing Maureen 2002-05-17
Movie Lorna Doone Betty Muxworthy 2001-03-11
Movie The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells Mrs. MacMananan 2001-08-05
Movie Virtual Sexuality Jackie Lovett 1999-07-02
Series Berkeley Square Unknown 1998-05-09
Movie The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling Mrs. Harris 1997-11-09
Movie Secrets & Lies Laughing Woman 1996-05-24
Series Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
Movie Different for Girls Nosy neighbour 1996-10-01
Movie The Young Poisoner's Handbook Molly 1995-01-20
Series Bramwell 1995-05-01
Movie Sin Bin Viv Hastings 1994-05-18
Movie A Fatal Inversion 1992-05-10
Movie Ghostwatch 1992-10-31
Movie Night Voice 1990-07-25
Movie High Hopes Shirley 1988-09-01
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16