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Date Of BirthMay 28, 1972
FactShe is from Birmingham, England and now lives in London.

Kate Ashfield is an English actress. She was born on May 17, 1973 in London, England. Her parents are both English. She has two sisters. Ashfield was educated at the independent all-girls St Paul’s Girls’ School in Hammersmith, London. After school, she studied drama at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

Ashfield’s first professional acting role was in the 1993 British television series Boon. She has also appeared in the television series Casualty, The Bill and Holby City. In 2001, she made her film debut in the film Last Resort. She has also appeared in the films Shaun of the Dead (2004), Land of the Dead (2005) and The Reaping (2007).

Ashfield’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million. She has been married to actor Richard Armitage since December 2013. They have one child together.

General Info

Full NameKate Ashfield
Date Of BirthMay 28, 1972
Height1.68 m
ProfessionComedian, Voice Actor
EducationKing Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys, Rose Bruford College


MoviesShaun of the Dead, Hangman, When the Lights Went Out, Secret Smile, The War Zone, The Baker, Byzantium, Beyond Borders, The Trouble with Men and Women, Late Bloomers, Fakers, Guest House Paradiso, The Best Man, Princess Caraboo, Spivs, Tsunami: The Aftermath, The Low Down, Killing Hitler, Christie M...
TV ShowsThe Diary of Anne Frank, The Children, Never Better, Talk to Me, Watership Down, A Many Splintered Thing

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1She is from Birmingham, England and now lives in London.
22001: Named as one of European films' Shooting Stars by European Film Promotion.




The Children2008TV Mini-SeriesNatasha
10 Days to War2008TV SeriesVeronica Purkiss
Never Better2008TV SeriesAnita
Talk to Me2007TV SeriesKelly
The Baker2007Rhiannon
Random Quest2006TV MovieOttilie Harsham / Kate Ottilie Gale
Tsunami: The Aftermath2006TV Mini-SeriesEllen
Secret Smile2005TV MovieMiranda Cotton
Perfect Day2005TV MovieJenny
The Best Man2005Becka
The Trouble with Men and Women2005Susie
Fakers2004Eve Evans
Shaun of the Dead2004Liz
Beyond Borders2003Kat
Collusion2003Sally Waterville
Killing Hitler2003TV Movie documentaryRachel
This Little Life2003TV MovieSadie MacGregor
Pollyanna2003TV MovieNancy
One Minute2002ShortKatie
Crime and Punishment2002TV MovieDounia
The Last Minute2001Janey
Do or Die2001TV Mini-SeriesSamantha
Late Night Shopping2001Jody
Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry2000Carol
The Low Down2000Ruby
A Many Splintered Thing2000TV SeriesElly Rawsthorne
Storm Damage2000TV MovieKay
Watership Down1999TV SeriesPrimrose
Guest House Paradiso1999Mrs. Hardy
Love in the 21st Century1999TV SeriesKate
The Man1999TV MovieKim
The War Zone1999Lucy
A Many Splintered Thing1998TV ShortElly Jackson
Soldier Soldier1996TV SeriesCate Hobbs
Seed1996TV MovieJulie
No Bananas1996TV Mini-SeriesSylvia
Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness1995TV MovieHelper
Fist of Fun1995TV Series
Princess Caraboo1994Ella
Seat 252016completedNarrator (voice)
The House Sitter2015/IISara Lawrence
Secrets and Lies2015TV SeriesVanessa Richardson / Vanessa Turner
Counting Backwards2014Short
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II2013Therapist
Midsomer Murders2013TV SeriesHelen Caxton
Line of Duty2012TV SeriesJools Gates
When the Lights Went Out2012Jenny
The Kidnap Diaries2012TV MovieAnabel Langan
7 Lives2011Cynthia
New Tricks2011TV SeriesHilary Newell
Masterpiece Mystery2011TV Series
United2011/IAlma George
Late Bloomers2011Giulia
Silent Witness2011TV SeriesCI Rebecca Woods
My Brothers2010Kitty
The Kid2010Madeline
Masterpiece Classic2010TV SeriesMiep Gies
Behind the Door2010ShortJoss
Agatha Christie's Poirot2010TV SeriesMiss Wills
Masterpiece Contemporary2009TV Series
Collision2009TV Mini-SeriesAnn Stallwood
War School2009ShortMiss Evergreen
The Diary of Anne Frank2009TV Mini-SeriesMiep Gies


New Heroes of Comedy2008TV Series documentaryHerself - Narrator
Empire Movie Awards 20052005TV SpecialHerself
Shaun of the Dead: EPK Featurette2004Video documentary shortHerself
Lucy's Cam2004Video documentary shortHerself

Archive Footage

Timeshift2006TV Series documentaryOttilie / Kate


Won Awards

2004RTS Television AwardRoyal Television Society, UKBest Actor - FemaleThis Little Life (2003)
2001EFP Shooting StarBerlin International Film FestivalUnited Kingdom.
2001British Independent Film AwardBritish Independent Film AwardsBest ActressLate Night Shopping (2001)

Nominated Awards

2005Empire AwardEmpire Awards, UKBest British ActressShaun of the Dead (2004)
2003British Independent Film AwardBritish Independent Film AwardsBest ActressThis Little Life (2003)
2000British Independent Film AwardBritish Independent Film AwardsBest ActressThe Low Down (2000)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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