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Elizabeth Cassidy
British television actress

Elizabeth Cassidy

Elizabeth Cassidy
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Intro British television actress
Known for Playing "Anne Darracott" in BBC's Gangsters
Is Actor Television actor
From United Kingdom
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Residence Torrington, Devon, England
Family
Spouse: Paul Seed
The details

Biography

Elizabeth Cassidy is a British former television actress who was active in the 1970s.

Career

Cassidy made her acting debut in 1974, with a minor role of a girl in Holloway in the "Lady Constance Lytton" episode of TV mini-series, Shoulder to Shoulder.

In 1975-76, was seen in two episodes of Z Cars: as "Karen Kelly" in Innocent and Vulnerable (1975,) and as "Norma Hatton" in Prisoners (1976.) Actor/director Paul Seed, her future husband, was one of her co-stars.

The same year, in 1975, she was cast as "Anne Darracott" in the episode "Gangsters" of the BBC's hit TV series, Play for Today. BBC followed up the episode in 1976 into its own TV series, Gangsters. Cassidy retained the role of "Anne Darracott" character and was seen in twelve episodes of the series. The star-cast of the drama had Maurice Colbourne in the lead role of John Kline, alongside Alibe Parsons and Terry Downes among others.

After Gangsters, Cassidy appeared as "Pamela" in "Going to Work" episode of Going Straight (1978) and as "Margaret Stone" and "Jean Tate" in three episode of Crown Court. She was last seen on TV in 1979, portraying the character of "Rue" in the TV series, Turning Year Tales.

Personal life

Cassidy is married to actor/director Paul Seed. The couple lives in Torrington, Devon, England.

Filmography

YearNameTypeDirectorsWritersStars
2012Nice or Nasty?: The Making of Vengeance on VarosVideo documentaryMatthew SweetEric Saward
1974Shoulder to ShoulderTV Mini-SeriesSiân PhillipsPatricia QuinnAngela Down
1975Play for TodayTV SeriesAlison SteadmanNigel HawthorneTony Caunter
1975Six Days of JusticeTV SeriesGeorge Waring (actor)Rex Robinson (actor)
1975Village HallTV SeriesPriscilla Morgan
1975Within These WallsTV SeriesJerome Willis
1975The SweeneyTV SeriesJohn ThawDennis WatermanGarfield Morgan
1975-1976Z CarsTV SeriesJames Ellis (actor)John Slater (actor)Douglas Fielding
1976WarshipTV SeriesAndrew BurtDonald Burton
1976SurvivorsTV SeriesLucy FlemingIan McCullochDenis Lill
1975-1977RoomsTV SeriesJenny TwiggeIan RedfordAnne Dyson
1977Van der ValkTV SeriesBarry Foster (actor)Michael LatimerJoanna Dunham
1976-1978GangstersTV SeriesMaurice Colbourne
1978Going StraightTV SeriesRonnie BarkerPatricia BrakeRichard Beckinsale
1975-1979Crown CourtTV Series
1979Turning Year TalesTV SeriesJean HeywoodBob Hoskins
2011-2013Doc MartinTV SeriesMartin ClunesCaroline CatzIan McNeice
2013BlandingsTV SeriesTimothy SpallJennifer SaundersJack Farthing
2010Just WilliamTV SeriesRebecca FrontDaniel Ryan (actor)Daniel Roche
2010Lark Rise to CandlefordTV SeriesOlivia HallinanSarah LancashireJulia Sawalha
2008Clash of the SantasTV MoviePaul SeedJeff PopeJeff PopeNicola StephensonRobson GreenMark Benton
2008A Risk Worth TakingTV MoviePaul SeedMuriel BaumeisterJames Wilby
2006Perfect Day: The FuneralTV Mini-SeriesChris BissonTom Goodman-Hill
2006The Booze Cruise III: The ScatteringTV MoviePaul SeedNeil PearsonMark BentonBrian Murphy (actor)
2006Northern LightsTV SeriesRobson GreenMark BentonNicola Stephenson
2005The Booze Cruise II: The Treasure HuntTV MoviePaul SeedNeil PearsonMark BentonBrian Murphy (actor)
2004Roman RoadTV MoviePaul SeedAlan DaviesAnna WingJohn Gordon Sinclair
2004Christmas LightsTV MoviePaul SeedBob Mills (comedian)Jeff PopeRobson GreenNicola StephensonMark Benton
2004New TricksTV SeriesDennis WatermanAmanda RedmanAlun Armstrong
2003Ready When You Are Mr. McGillTV MoviePaul SeedMike HayleyAmanda HoldenTom Courtenay
2003The Booze CruiseTV MoviePaul SeedMartin ClunesNeil PearsonMark Benton
2002Children of the FlagMoviePaul Seed
2002Auf Wiedersehen, PetTV SeriesTimothy SpallJimmy NailTim Healy (actor)
2001Strange RelationsTV MoviePaul SeedPaul ReiserAmber SealeyLachele Carl
2000Dirty TricksTV MoviePaul SeedNigel Williams (author)Michael DibdinMartin ClunesJames Bolam
2000Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock HolmesTV Mini-SeriesIan RichardsonCharles EdwardsSimon Chandler
1999Every Woman Knows a SecretTV Mini-SeriesSiobhan RedmondPaul BettanyMiles Anderson
1998A Rather English MarriageTV MoviePaul SeedAndrew DaviesAlbert FinneyTom CourtenayJoanna Lumley
1998Playing the FieldTV SeriesRalph InesonMelanie Hill
1998Heat of the SunTV Mini-SeriesTrevor EveSusannah HarkerMichael Byrne (actor)
1997Have Your Cake and Eat ItTV Mini-SeriesHolly AirdMiles Anderson
1997A Touch of FrostTV SeriesDavid JasonBruce Alexander (actor)John Lyons (actor)
1995The AffairTV MoviePaul SeedPablo FenjvesWalter BernsteinCourtney B. VanceKerry FoxLeland Gantt
1993To Play the KingTV Mini-SeriesIan RichardsonMichael KitchenKitty Aldridge
1992Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez DisasterTV MoviePaul SeedJohn HeardBob GuntonMark Metcalf
1991-1992Screen OneTV SeriesGeraldine JamesAlfred Molina
1990House of CardsTV Mini-SeriesIan RichardsonSusannah HarkerMiles Anderson
1989Capital CityTV SeriesWilliam ArmstrongDouglas HodgeJason Isaacs
1987-1989Screen TwoTV SeriesGeoffrey ChaterRoger BrierleyBernard Hill
1987Every Breath You TakeTV MoviePaul SeedConnie BoothCharlie CondouPat Heywood
1986Fighting BackTV Mini-SeriesHazel O'ConnorDerek Thompson
1985Summer SeasonTV SeriesTim WyltonMarion BaileyCharles Dale
1985The Man from MoscowTV SeriesDavid CalderFrederick Treves (actor)
1984Benefit of the DoubtTV MoviePaul SeedPaul Antony-BarberHetty BaynesColin Douglas
1984Keep on RunningTV MoviePaul SeedNick ConwayMark AspinallBert Parnaby
1982-1984Play for TodayTV SeriesAlison SteadmanNigel HawthorneTony Caunter
1983Across the WaterTV MoviePaul SeedLiam NeesonWendy Morgan
1983BellesTV MoviePaul SeedDavid Calder
1982Tales of the UnexpectedTV SeriesRoald DahlAndrew RayForbes Collins
1982BBC2 PlayhouseTV SeriesJohn BluthalGawn Grainger
1981Crown CourtTV Series
1980EscapeTV SeriesJohn Lee
1980ScreenplayTV SeriesJulie WaltersVictoria WoodFreddie Fletcher
1979The Human FactorMovieOtto PremingerGraham GreeneTom StoppardRichard AttenboroughNicol WilliamsonDerek Jacobi
1979Coronation StreetTV SeriesWilliam RoacheHelen WorthSally Dynevor
1978-1979Secret ArmyTV SeriesBernard HeptonAngela RichardsClifford Rose
1979HazellTV SeriesNicholas BallRoddy McMillan
1978Doctor WhoTV SeriesWilliam HartnellPatrick TroughtonJon Pertwee
1977SurvivorsTV SeriesLucy FlemingIan McCullochDenis Lill
1976Heydays HotelTV MovieDerek ListerTenniel EvansAnne ReidLesley Dunlop
1975Softly Softly: Task ForceTV SeriesFrank WindsorNorman BowlerDavid Lloyd Meredith
1975Against the CrowdTV SeriesDavid SimeonDon WarringtonJudy Campbell
1975Z CarsTV SeriesJames Ellis (actor)John Slater (actor)Douglas Fielding
19742nd HouseTV SeriesMelvyn Bragg
1974The Double DealersTV SeriesRay BarrettPrunella RansomePaul Seed
1973Thinking Man As HeroTV MovieJohn GlenisterKeith BarronMary MillerPeter Bowles
1973ITV Saturday Night TheatreTV SeriesMichael BalfourMadoline ThomasSandra Bryant
1972DoomwatchTV SeriesJohn Paul (actor)Joby BlanshardSimon Oates
1972PretendersTV SeriesFrederick Jaeger
2012Talking to BillyTV Movie documentaryColin Bateman
2007A Matter of TimeVideo documentaryEd StradlingJohn AbineriDouglas AdamsBarry Andrews (actor)
2007The Ribos FileVideo documentary shortEd StradlingTom BakerTimothy BatesonSean Caffrey
2005Drama ConnectionsTV Series documentaryMeera SyalAndrew Davies
2005Victoria Wood: A BAFTA TributeTV SpecialVictoria WoodJoan ArmatradingSusie Blake
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