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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 movie Street of Shadows 1937-04-13
Latest Project:
Movie VS. 2018-10-19
Known For
Poster of Mr. Turner
Poster of The Young Poisoner's Handbook
Poster of Sin Bin
Poster of High Hopes
Movie VS. Fiona 2018-10-19
Movie A Street Cat Named Bob Elsie 2016-11-04
Movie A Royal Night Out Jack's Mum 2015-05-14
Movie SuperBob Pat 2015-10-16
Series Inside No. 9 Elizabeth Gadge 2014-02-05
Movie Mr. Turner Sarah Danby 2014-10-31
Movie The One and Only Mike Leigh Herself 2014-11-24
Movie Welcome to the Punch Iris Warns 2013-03-15
Movie White Lion Mrs Jones 2010-02-19
Movie Another Year Gerri 2010-11-05
Movie The Hardest Part Bus Lady 2010-10-01
Movie Brave Young Men Stephanie Malloy 2009-03-22
Movie Heartless Marion Morgan 2009-11-21
Movie Hush Your Mouth Mrs Collins 2007-01-01
Movie Run, Fatboy, Run Claudine 2007-09-06
Series Fanny Hill Mrs Jones 2007-10-22
Movie Fanny Hill Mrs. Jones 2007-10-22
Series Vital Signs Unknown 2006-04-20
Movie Footprints in the Snow Lady Victualler 2005-09-11
Movie Imagine Me & You Mrs. Webster 2005-02-01
Series Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky 2005-04-19
Movie Vanity Fair Miss Pinkerton 2004-09-01
Movie Vera Drake Lily 2004-10-22
Movie Cheeky Tamara 2003-09-08
Movie All or Nothing Maureen 2002-05-17
Movie Lorna Doone Betty Muxworthy 2001-03-11
Series The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells Mrs. MacMananan 2001-08-05
Movie Never Never Sandra 2000-11-04
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
Series Holding On 1997-09-08
Series Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
Movie Different for Girls Nosy neighbour 1996-10-01
Movie Secrets & Lies Laughing Woman 1996-05-24
Movie The Young Poisoner's Handbook Molly 1995-01-20
Series Bramwell 1995-05-01
Movie Sin Bin Viv Hastings 1994-05-18
Movie When Pigs Fly Marge 1993-09-12
Movie A Fatal Inversion 1992-05-10
Movie Ghostwatch Emma Stableford (voice) 1992-10-31
Movie Night Voice Helen Baldwin 1990-07-25
Movie High Hopes Shirley 1988-09-24
Movie Little Dorrit Society Lady 1987-12-11
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16
Movie I'm Starting from Three 1981-03-05
Movie Where the Spies Are Nanny Simmons 1966-01-26
Movie Street of Shadows Mrs. Clements 1937-04-13