Person Details

Birthday: 1947-01-01 20:30:54

Aliases: Deborah Findley , Deborah Finlay

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Surrey, England, UK

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Movie Involvements: 20

TV Involvements: 13


Most Famous Work

Biography

Deborah Findlay is an English actress. Her TV credits include the recurring character Greer Thornton in 4 of the 6 episodes of State of Play, and in the episode The French Drop (2004) in Foyle's War. She also appeared in 4 episodes of the 2001 series of The Armstrong and Miller Show. In Autumn 2007 she appeared with Judi Dench, Imelda Staunton and Francesca Annis in the BBC1 costume drama series Cranford playing the role of the endless spinster Miss Augusta Tompkinson as well as in Wilfred Owen: A Remembrance Tale. She portrayed Home Secretary Denise Riley in Torchwood's 2009 third series Children of Earth, and featured as lawyer Gemma King in one episode of the BBC1 series Silent Witness in January 2010. In 2008 she starred in the US premiere of Vincent River by Philip Ridley. In 2009 she appeared, again alongside Judi Dench in a Donmar West End revival of Madame de Sade, and reprised her (in this case more prominent) role as Augusta Tompkinson in the two-part Christmas special Return to Cranford. She also played Gillian in the acclaimed 1999 ITV Drama The Last Train She won the 1997 Outer Critics' Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (sharing the award with Allison Janney and Celia Weston) as well as the Olivier Award for her formance in Stanley. Description above from the Wikipedia article Deborah Findlay, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Torchwood
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7

Torchwood

(2006) Denise Riley
Jackie
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6

Jackie

(2016) Maud Shaw
Casualty
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5

Casualty

(1986) Debbie Cookson
Sherlock Holmes
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8

Sherlock Holmes

(1984) Sarah Cushing
Romeo & Juliet
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7

Romeo & Juliet

(2021) Nurse
Lewis
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8

Lewis

(2007) Lady Hugh
The End of the Affair
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7

The End of the Affair

(1999) Miss Smythe
The Ones Below
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6

The Ones Below

(2015) Tessa

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 Nurse
Lynn
2019 Helene
2018 Sister Gilchrist
Ruth
2017 Maureen
Mary Neal
2016 Maud Shaw
2015 Pauline
Tessa
Aunt Jane
Harriet Harman
Madame Joseph
2014 Fiona
Volumnia
2012 Vanessa
2011 General (voice)
2009 N/A
2008 Doctor Price
2007 Pamela Wilson
Susan Owen
Madame Roulin
Lady Hugh
Doctor
N/A
2006 Denise Riley
2003 Margaret Ballantyne
2001 Judith
2000 Countess Lydia
1999 Miss Smythe
Miss Phoebe
N/A
1997 Mrs. Reed
1995 Miss Cartwright
N/A
1994 Sylvia Milner
1992 N/A
Kay Consett
1991 Martirio
N/A
Doll
Isabella Bird
1990 Claire
1989 N/A
1986 Debbie Cookson
N/A
1984 Sarah Cushing
1983 Heather Pearce
Angela
1982 Ingy
Year Character Movie/Tv

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