Beatie Edney

Beatie Edney

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1962-10-23 (58 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: London, England, UK

26 Movies · 15 TV shows

Also Known As: Beatrice Edney · Beattie Edney

Biography

Beatrice Edney (born 23 October 1962) is an English television actress.Born in London, she is the daughter of actress Sylvia Syms; her brother is Benjamin Edney and her cousin is musician Nick Webb. Edney first came to audiences' attention as Heather MacLeod in the 1986 film Highlander, the first entry in the Highlander series. She returned to the role again in the 2000 film Highlander: Endgame. In 1987, Edney performed the title role in the television production of The Dark Angel with Peter O'Toole. In 1990, she appeared in the Bruce Beresford film Mister Johnson, alongside Pierce Brosnan and Edward Woodward. Her many television appearances include a leading role in the 1986 television series Lost Empires, based on the novel by J.B. Priestley, in which she acted alongside Colin Firth. She has also appeared in episodes of a host of successful British television dramas such as Rosemary & Thyme, A Touch of Frost, Prime Suspect, Inspector Morse (and its spin-off Lewis), Agatha Christie's Poirot (episode The Mysterious Affair at Styles) and Wallander. In 1994, Edney played the role of Louisa Gradgrind in the television adaptation of Charles Dickens' Hard Times. In 1995, she had a starring role in the Channel 4 sitcom Dressing for Breakfast. In 2012, she played Queen Charlotte in The Madness of King George III, at the Apollo Theatre, London.

Movies & TV shows

2019.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
National Theatre Live: Small Island

National Theatre Live: Small Island

2019
During the Second World War, the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury, England. There are three intricately connected stories in the play. Gilbert wants to become a lawyer and Queenie wants to leave ...
TV
Year of the Rabbit

Year of the Rabbit

2019
Detective Inspector Rabbit is a hardened booze-hound who has seen it all. Rabbit has been chasing bad guys for as long as he can remember.
Nyet!

Nyet!

2019
When Boris and Olga arrive at the port of Dover with precious cargo, the border authorities, headed by the formidable Mrs. Pyke, uncover truths hidden – quite literally – within our protagonists.

2015.

2 TV shows
TV
Poldark

Poldark

6.78
2015
Britain is in a recession. The bankers are smiling because of falling wages, rising prices, and civil unrest. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Co...
TV
The Coroner

The Coroner

2015
Jane Kennedy returned to the seaside town she left as a teenager to take up the post of coroner, and became an advocate for the dead as she investigated sudden, violent or unexplained deaths.

2008.

1 Movie
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

1
2008
London was on the eve of World War II. Guinevere Pettigrew, a strict governess who is unable to keep her job, is fired again. A series of fortunate circumstances lead her to meet Delysia LaFosse, a gl...

2007.

1 TV show
TV
Lewis

Lewis

6
2007
Oxford's learned inhabitants throw tough cases at Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway.

2006.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa!

Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa!

2006
Kenneth Williams was the star of the Carry Ons and Round the Horne. Despite his fame, he led a life full of mental torture as he tried to overcome his homosexuality in 1950s Britain. This film follows...
TV
Hotel Babylon

Hotel Babylon

2006
A British television drama series based on the book of the same name was produced by Carnival Films and aired from January 2006 to August 2009. The show ended after its fourth series, leaving the fina...

2003.

1 Movie
Queen: Greatest Video Hits 2

Queen: Greatest Video Hits 2

2003
The sequel to the successful Queen - Greatest Video Hits. Contains Songs like A Kind of Magic and The Invisible Man

2002.

1 Movie
The Biographer

The Biographer

2002
Andrew Morton wrote a biography of Princess Diana.

2001.

2 TV shows
TV
Messiah

Messiah

2001
The investigations of Red Metcalfe were the subject of a crime drama.
TV
Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes

Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes

2001
It was on his former professor, forensic pathologist Dr, that Arthur Conan Doyle based his novel, "Sherlock", on a real person. Joseph Bell is a person. Bell might have done a fictional murder investi...

2000.

1 Movie
Highlander: Endgame

Highlander: Endgame

5.35
2000
Kell, an immensely powerful immortal who leads an army of equally powerful and deadly immortal swordsmen and assassins, leads an army of Immortals who join forces against a man from a distant past in ...

1999.

1 Movie
The Cyberstalking

The Cyberstalking

1999
Holly Moon admires the famous diva "Samantha" and attempts to sneak her own act on stage, in the same elite futuristic techno club. With a weird stroke of luck, Holly succeeds, but is unaware that "Sa...

1998.

1 Movie
Bloodlines: Legacy of a Lord

Bloodlines: Legacy of a Lord

1998
The 7th Earl of Lucan, Richard John Bingham, went missing after the murder of his children's nanny.

1996.

1 TV show
TV
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

5.36
1996
Mike Barker directed The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. Helen Graham is depicted in the serial.

1995.

1 Movie
The Affair

The Affair

1995
A black soldier in World War II England begins an affair with a white woman whose husband is a soldier currently overseas in battle and in doubts of her relationship with him as she discovered he had ...

1994.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Hard Times

Hard Times

1994
Charles Dickens' novel about the challenges of life in 19th-century London comes to life with an outstanding cast and brilliant cinematography.
MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday

MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday

1994
A friend of MacGyver is dead. While searching for a reason for the assassination, MacGyver discovers a secret nuclear weapons plant in the center of Britain.
TV
Hard Times

Hard Times

1994
The challenges of life in 19th-century London come to life in Charles Dickens' novel.
Mesmer

Mesmer

1994
A biography of a physician who used unconventional healing practices based on his theory of animal magnetism.

1993.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The 10 Percenters

The 10 Percenters

1993
The Ten Percenters was a British television comedy series, broadcast on ITV, which began as a pilot in 1993, and was followed by two series which were shown in 1994 and 1996. Ed Bye was the producer a...
In the Name of the Father

In the Name of the Father

5.4
1993
A small time thief from Belfast is wrongly implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that killed several people while he was in London. British police force him and his friends to confess their guilt. Th...

1992.

1 TV show
TV
A Touch of Frost

A Touch of Frost

6.67
1992
A Touch of Frost is a detective drama series produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV from 1992 until 2010, initially based on the Frost novels by R.D. Wingfield. Writing credit for the three episodes...

1991.

1 TV show
TV
Prime Suspect

Prime Suspect

5.33
1991
Detective Inspector Jane Tennison is trying to prove herself in a male dominated world.

1990.

3 Movies
Wild Flowers

Wild Flowers

1990
A woman remembers her family's shame when she fell in love with another woman at her daughter's funeral.
Mister Johnson

Mister Johnson

1990
Mister Johnson is an odd man, an educated black man who doesn't fit in with the natives or the British. He considers himself to be English even though he has never been to England. He is always schemi...
The Lilac Bus

The Lilac Bus

1990
As the reasons for their discontent are revealed, the lives of seven friends who share a bus from their village to Dublin get complicated.

1989.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Trouble in Paradise

Trouble in Paradise

1989
In the harbor of Rotterdam, an action group called "Redpeace" discovers illegal weapon transports. Those are executed by shipping-trade Kusters Shipping Company. The discovery is annoying for Ann Kust...
TV
Agatha Christie's Poirot

Agatha Christie's Poirot

6.24
1989
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first clas...
Just Another Secret

Just Another Secret

1989
The plot to assassinate Gorbachev was uncovered by an American intelligence agent.

1988.

2 Movies
A Handful of Dust

A Handful of Dust

1988
Tony Last welcomes tragedy into his life when he invites John Beaver to visit his vast estate. There is a relationship between Tony's wife and the man. They continue their relationship in a series of ...
Onassis: The Richest Man in the World

Onassis: The Richest Man in the World

1988
A biography of a Greek who rose to become one of the world's wealthiest men, detailing his rise to power and unhappy marriages.

1987.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Diary of a Mad Old Man

Diary of a Mad Old Man

1987
In this erotic drama, Marcel (Ralph Michael) fantasizes about being with his daughter-in-law Simone (Beatie Edney) after the death of his wife. The woman pretends to be surprised over his attention bu...
The Dark Angel

The Dark Angel

1987
The Dark Angel is based on Uncle Silas. Her troubles begin when her father hires a new governess. Madame De La Rougierre has an approach to care that would make Mary Poppins faint. She will have no ch...
TV
Inspector Morse

Inspector Morse

4.83
1987
Colin Dexter wrote a series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. A large cast of notable actors and actresses, as well as John Thaw and Kevin Whately, starred in the series.
Wild Flowers: Women of South Lebanon

Wild Flowers: Women of South Lebanon

1987
In this award-winning documentary, directors Masri and Chamoun focus on the women who played a crucial role in fighting the Israeli invasion of southern Lebanon. Preserving their stories on camera, Wi...

1986.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Highlander

Highlander

5.81
1986
He fought his first battle in the Scottish Highlands. In 1986 he will fight on the streets of New York City. His name is Connor. He is still alive.
TV
Lost Empires

Lost Empires

1986
The television adaptation of J is called Lost Empires. B. Colin Firth and John Castle starred in the novel. It was broadcast on the UK's ITV network in October and November 1986.

1972.

1 Movie
A Day at the Beach

A Day at the Beach

1972
A wanderer with no clear goal in life,Bernie is a silver tongued wanderer with a penchant for drink. What was supposed to be a day of fun at the seaside turns to dust as he drinks his way through a se...
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