Amanda Root

Amanda Root

  • Born on
    • January 1st, 1963
Amanda Root (born 1963 in Chelmsford, Essex) is an English stage and screen actor and a former voice actor for children's programmes. Ms Root is possibly best known for her starring role in the 1995 BBC film adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion and the British TV comedy All About Me, as Miranda, alongside Richard Lumsden in 2004 and when she was a voice actor, best known for voicing Sophie in BFG. She trained for the stage at Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. Description above from the Wikipedia article Amanda Root, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Acting (12 Credits)

2020Summerland as Mrs. Lawrence
2017The Black Prince as Queen Victoria
2016Their Finest as Cecy/Mrs Brown (Careless Talk Film)
2006The Impressionists as Alice Hoschede
2002Daniel Deronda
2002The Forsyte Saga (2002)
2000Anna Karenina (2000) as Dolly
1999Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? as Margaret Robinson
1996Breaking the Codes as Patricia 'Pat' Green
1996Jane Eyre as Miss Temple
1995Persuasion as Anne Elliott
1989The BFG as Sophie (voice)


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