Julie Graham

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Julie Graham
Born(1965-07-24) 24 July 1965 (age 49)
Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, UK
Spouse(s)Joseph A. Bennett
ChildrenEdie May (born 2004) and Cyd Betty (born 2006)
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This article is about the actress. For the geographer, see J. K. Gibson-Graham.
Julie Graham
Born(1965-07-24) 24 July 1965 (age 49)
Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, UK
Spouse(s)Joseph A. Bennett
ChildrenEdie May (born 2004) and Cyd Betty (born 2006)

Julia "Julie" Graham (born 24 July 1965 in Irvine, Ayrshire) is a Scottish television and film actress.[1]


Graham has appeared in the Channel 4 Blood Red Roses (1986, filmed in East Kilbride) and the BBC TV series The Houseman's Tale (1987). She has also had roles as Alison McGrellis in Casualty (1988–1989), Alice in Harry (1993–1995), Alison McIntyre in Life Support (1999), Lisa Kennedy in The Bill (2010), Megan Hartnoll in At Home with the Braithwaites (2000–2003), Alona Cunningham in Between the Sheets (2003), and Mary Gilcrest in William and Mary (2003–2005).[2]

Her film credits include The Fruit Machine (1988), Silent Scream (1990), Nuns on the Run (1990), The Big Man (1990), The Near Room (1995), Preaching to the Perverted (1997), Bedrooms and Hallways (1998), and Some Voices (2000).[2] In 1991, she starred in the short film Rosebud with UK painter Sadie Lee.[3]

She also appeared as Rosie in the Leave It All Behind series of British television commercials for the Peugeot 106 car, alongside Annie Dunkley and Michael McKell in the mid 1990s.

In 2006 she appeared in episode 2 of Sharman as Kylie/Patricia

In 2007, she appeared as Donna Doig in the three-part ITV drama series Mobile. In 2008, she played the role of Dr Gillian Magwilde, an archaeologist, in the BBC television drama Bonekickers. She recently starred in the BBC drama Survivors as Abby Grant. In 2010, she took on the role of Commander Lisa Kennedy in a seven-episode story arc of the The Bill, as well as guest-starring in the final story of the fourth season of the Doctor Who spinoff series The Sarah Jane Adventures, playing the villainous alien Ruby White in the story Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith. In 2008, The Times described Graham as "the small screen's resident raver, a one-woman festival of naturism".[4] She also appeared as a guest star in the fifth series of the popular ITV drama Doc Martin aired in the autumn of 2011. She portrayed Jean in the 2012 series The Bletchley Circle.

In 2011, Graham starred in the one-off BBC Christmas show Lapland, a role which she returned to for a series entitled Being Eileen airing from February 2013.[5][6]

In 2012, Graham appeared in the film Tower Block.

In 2013, Graham appeared in episode 8 of series two of the BBC series Death in Paradise.


2015The Other AmyDr. Rachael Sumner
2014New TricksTricia McAndrew
2014The Sleeping RoomCynthia
2014ShetlandRhona Kelly
2013Shortcuts to Hell: Volume 1Estate Agent
2013Being EileenMandy Lewis
2013Death in ParadiseJen Powell
2013Midsomer MurdersDr. Laura Parr
2012-2014The Bletchley CircleJean
2012Tower BlockCarol
2012VeraMarianne Gower
2012Secrets and WordsFiona
2011LaplandMandy LewisTV movie, continued as Being Eileen|
2011Doc MartinMaggie Reid
2010The BillCommander Lisa Kennedy
2010The Sarah Jane AdventuresRuby White
2008-2010SurvivorsAbby Grant
2008BonekickersGillian Magwilde
2007RebusStacy Webster
2007The History of Mr PollyNancy Potter
2007MobileDonna Doig
2007Agatha Christie's MarpleMary Aldin
2006The Kindness of StrangersEllie Farrellyr
2005Walk Away and I StumbleElaine Spader
2003-2005William and MaryMary Gilcrest
2003Between the SheetsAlona Cunningham
2002The BillCommander Lisa Kennedy
2000-2003At Home with the BraithwaitesMegan Hartnoll
2000Dirty TricksKaren
2000Some VoicesMandy
1999With or Without YouCathy
1999Life SupportAlison McIntyre
1999Butterfly CollectorsDet. Sgt. Mary Slater
1998Space Island OneMichelle Stock
1998Bedrooms and HallwaysAngie
1997Dalziel and PascoeAdi Pritchard
1997Preaching to the PervertedEugenie
1997Daylight RobberyEugenie
1996HeartbeatDorothy McGowan
1995The Near RoomElise Gray
1992Downtown LagosSharon
1991Blonde FistSylvie
1990BoonMoira Connolly
1990Silent ScreamAlice / Betty - Larry's Fantasy
1990Crossing the LineMelanie
1990Nuns on the RunCasino Waitress
1989The BillThelma Box
1989CasualtyAlison McGrellis
1988The Fruit MachineHazel
1987Napoleon and Josephine: A Love StoryCaroline Bonaparte
1987DramaramaTillie Campbell
1987BrondGirl in Brothel
1987Strike It Rich!Kirstie Munro
1987The Houseman's TaleNurse Joan Masson
1986Blood Red RosesJaney
1986TaggartKathleen Kelly

Personal Life[edit]

Graham has been married to English actor Joseph A. Bennett since 2002. On 5 February 2004 she gave birth to a daughter, Edie May, six weeks prematurely. On 3 March 2006, she delivered a second daughter at home named Cyd Betty.[7]


  1. ^ "Biography". holby.tv. 
  2. ^ a b Julie Graham at the Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ "Rosebud". bfi.org.uk. 
  4. ^ Brown, Allan (2008-12-07). "Now I’m paid to keep my clothes on". The Times (London). Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  5. ^ "BBC One commissions new six part comedy series, Lapland". BBC. BBC Online. 4 October 2012. Retrieved 21 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Being Eileen". BBC. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  7. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0334150/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm

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