Saskia Reeves (born 16 August 1961) is an English actress, best known for her roles in the films Close My Eyes (1991) and I.D. (1995), the 2000 miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune and the 2016 film Our Kind of Traitor.
16 August 1961
Paddington, London, England
Saskia Reeves was born 16 August 1961, and brought up in Twickenham and Paddington, London with her younger sister Imogen, by her Dutch mother and English father. Reeves attended the Lady Eleanor Holles School in Hampton and then studied at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Early in her career she performed in puppet shows and in satirical revues at the Covent Garden Community Theatre.
Her television credits include Spooks, The Commander and the Bodies finale. Her stage work includes productions at London's National and Royal Court theatres as well as on international tour.
In addition to her acting career, Reeves does voice work, including commercials, narration, and book readings.
In 2008, she starred in English Touring Theatre's revival of Athol Fugard's Hello and Goodbye at the Trafalgar Studios in London.
In 2010, she starred as Anne Darwin, the wife of John Darwin, in BBC4's Canoe Man, a dramatisation of the John Darwin disappearance case, and co-starred in the BBC1 series Luther.
In 2011, Reeves played the matriarch, Anna Brangwen, in the first part of William Ivory's two-part adaptation of D. H. Lawrence's novels The Rainbow and Women in Love, first shown on BBC4. She also had a major role in the 2016 Midsomer Murders episode “A Dying Art.”
|1990||Antonia and Jane||Antonia McGill|
|1991||December Bride||Sarah Gilmartin|
|1991||Close My Eyes||Natalie / Sister|
|1991||The Bridge||Isobel Heatherington|
|1996||Different for Girls||Jean|
|2016||Our Kind of Traitor||Tamara|
|1984||Last Day of Summer||Linda||TV movie|
|1985||A Woman of Substance||Edwina||Episode: #1.3|
|1986||Theatre Night||Greta Samsa||Episode: "Metamorphosis"|
|1990||Screen Two||Rosie||Episode: "Children Crossing"|
|1991||Screenplay||Antonia McGill||Episode: "Antonia and Jane"|
|1991||4 Play||Helen||Episode: "In the Border Country"|
|1994||Citizen Locke||Lady Marsham||TV movie|
|1994||Performance||Irina Shestova||Episode: "Summer Day's Dream"|
|1995||The Perfect Match||Bridget||TV movie|
|1995||Cruel Train||Selina Roberts||TV movie|
|1999||A Christmas Carol||Mrs. Cratchit||TV movie|
|2000||Dune||Lady Jessica Atreides|
|2004||Island at War||Cassie Mahy|
|2004||The Commander||Eileen Judd||Episode: #2.1|
|2007||Silent Witness||DS Maureen Steele|
|2010||Luther||DSU Rose Teller|
|2010–12||Wallander||Vanja Andersson||Episodes 2–3 and 3–1|
|2010–2016||Midsomer Murders||Marcia Macintyre, Summer Pitt||Episode 13.1, "The Sword of Guillaume" (2010). Episode 7.3 "A Dying Art" (2016)|
|2011||Lewis||Alison McLennan||Series 5, Episode 1: "Old, Unhappy, Far Off Things"|
|2011||Women in Love||Anna Brangwen|
|2011||Page Eight||Anthea Catcheside|
|2013||Vera||Laura Marsden||Episode: "Poster Child"|
|2015||Wolf Hall||Johane Williamson|
|2016||Shetland||Freya Galdie||Series 3|
|2018||Collateral||Deborah Clifford||Episode: #1.1 & 1.4|
|2019||Death in Paradise||Frances Compton||Episode: "Beyond the Shining Sea: Part Two"|
|2022||Slow Horses||Catherine Standish||Main Role Episodes 1–6|
- ^ Christie, Janet (10 October 2020). "Saskia Reeves interview: why the star of BBC One's Us feels lucky despite lockdown". The Scotsman. Retrieved 18 December 2021.
- ^ "Portrait of the artist: Saskia Reeves, actor" The Guardian (21 October 2008). Retrieved 27 February 2012.
- ^ Miss Saskia Reeves company-director-check.co.uk. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
- ^ "VocalPoint.net profile". VocalPoint.net. Retrieved 27 April 2012.
- ^ "Canoe Man". BBC Online. Retrieved 26 March 2010.
- ^ "Women in Love, BBC Four, preview". The Telegraph.