Sara Stewart

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Sara Stewart
BornSara Scott Griffith
(1966-06-28) 28 June 1966 (age 47)
Edinburgh, Scotland
OccupationActress
Years active1990–present
Spouse(s)Aden Gillett
ChildrenTwo
 
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Sara Stewart
BornSara Scott Griffith
(1966-06-28) 28 June 1966 (age 47)
Edinburgh, Scotland
OccupationActress
Years active1990–present
Spouse(s)Aden Gillett
ChildrenTwo

Sara Stewart (born 28 June 1966) is a Scottish actress, best known for her role as Stella in Sugar Rush.

Early life[edit]

Stewart was born Sara Scott Griffith in Edinburgh, Scotland, to American parents. After spending some time in America, she trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, and made London her home.

Career[edit]

Theatre[edit]

Stewart's theatre credits include: Noël Coward's Present Laughter (2007–2008) and The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other[1] at the National Theatre, London,[2] Natalya Petrovna in Ivan Turgenev's A Month in the Country for the RSC, The Pain and the Itch (2007) at the Royal Court, London,[3] and Proof (2002) at the Donmar Warehouse, London.[4][5]

Television[edit]

On television, she has starred in programmes such as: Taggart in 1992 as Alison Bain, a TV journalist with Mark McManus in Ring of Deceit, Wire in the Blood, Life Begins, Monarch of the Glen, Rebus, NCS: Manhunt, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet as Heather Lane,[6] Midsomer Murders, as Carolyn Armitage, Mayo, as Hope Hendrick, Holby City as Kathryn MacKenzie, A Touch of Frost as Martine Phillips, New Tricks as Lulu Questor, The House of Eliott as Francine Bailey. Stewart played the role of the Production assistant, Jenny, in the first series of Drop the Dead Donkey. She also appeared in a single episode of the BBC hit comedy Men Behaving Badly as a friend of Deborah's, in the episode of Waking the Dead, Towers of Silence and in the episode of Hetty Wainthropp Investigates Season 3, "Helping Hansi" (1998). Sara played the Sheriff of Nottingham's sister, Davina, in Sister Hood, the opening episode of Season 2 of Robin Hood (2007). Her most recent roles were as Stella in the hit 2005 TV series, Sugar Rush, and as a transgender character Gaynor in an episode of the BBC drama Ashes to Ashes. She has been seen at Patricia in the Sky1 adaptation of Martina Cole's 'The Take'. In 2011 and 2012 Stewart played Professor Jean Shales in series 1 and 2 of the Channel 4 comedy series Fresh Meat. Her voice appears in Dr Who in the episode "The End of the World" [7] In 2014 she appeared in Quirke as Rose.

Film[edit]

Her work in film includes: The Road to Guantanamo,[8] A Cock and Bull Story, Batman Begins, London Voodoo, The Winslow Boy[9] and Mrs. Brown.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Now based in Twickenham, she was married to actor Aden Gillett.[11] They have two children.

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