Ruta Gedmintas

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Ruta Gedmintas
Born(1983-08-23) 23 August 1983 (age 31)
Canterbury, England
NationalityBritish
OccupationActress
Years active2005-present
 
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Ruta Gedmintas
Born(1983-08-23) 23 August 1983 (age 31)
Canterbury, England
NationalityBritish
OccupationActress
Years active2005-present

Ruta Gedmintas (born 23 August 1983) is an English actress known for her work on British television, primarily in The Strain, Spooks: Code 9, The Borgias, The Tudors, and Lip Service.

Early Life[edit]

Ruta was born on 23 August 1983. She grew up in Buckinghamshire, UK. Gedmintas was born in England to Lithuanian parents, and trained at the Drama Centre London under Reuven Adiv.

Career[edit]

She appeared in Spooks: Code 9 as Rachel Harris, a former police officer. She has also had guest roles in the BBC's Waking the Dead and ITV1's The Bill. She also appeared as Elizabeth Blount in Showtime's The Tudors. In 2010 she worked on the independent films - Zerosome and Atletu (aka The Athlete); and then starred as Frankie in BBC Three's Lip Service.[1]

She recently appeared in the American drama Do No Harm as Olivia Flynn. The series aired for one season from January through September 2013 before being cancelled due to poor ratings. She has also starred in an episode of the critically acclaimed show Ripper Street. Her most recent role to date is in The Strain as Dutch, a computer hacker.

Personal Life[edit]

She currently lives in a flat in North London, with her boyfriend the actor Luke Treadaway, Luke's acting twin-brother Harry Treadaway, and a friend of the twins who plays in a band.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Television & Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2005Waking the DeadShelly Martin1 Episode; Undertow: Part I
2006GoldplatedMiranda1 Episode
2006-2007The Innocence Project6 episodes
2007The TudorsElizabeth Blount3 episodes
2007The BillGemma Heeves1 Episode, "Stealth Attack
2008The Lost SamaritanElle HassMovie
2008Miss ConceptionAlexandraMovie
2008Spooks: Code 9Rachel/Kylie6 episodes
2008AtletuCharlotteMovie
2009Personal AffairsEvieTwo episodes
2009ProwlSuzyMovie
2010-2012Lip ServiceFrancesca "Frankie" Alan9 episodes
2010ZerosomeLara
2011ExteriorsPearlMovie
2011You InsteadLakeMovie
2011The BorgiasUrsula Banadeo/Sister Martha6 Episodes
2013Do No HarmOlivia Chase12 Episodes
2013Ripper StreetClara SilverSeason 1, Episode 8
2013The GuiltyTeresa Morgan3 episodes of a 3-part miniseries
2014The StrainDutch VeldersSeason 1, Episode 4-Present
Backbeat The MusicalAstrid Kirchherrat the Duke of York's Theatre, London

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'Spooks' star cast in BBC lesbian drama
  2. ^ "Luke Treadaway". ShortList.com. Retrieved 28 April 2013. 

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