Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1972-01-01 (48 years old)
22 Movies · 4 TV Series
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She is known for starring as Grace Elliott in Éric Rohmer's L'Anglaise et le duc (English: The Lady and the Duke). In 2002 she was named as one of European films' "Shooting Stars". Her first starring role was in Christopher Nolan's Following. Since then she has appeared in numerous film and TV roles. Russell and Nolan met as fellow students at University College, London, where she studied Italian. In Batman Begins, another film of Christopher Nolan, Lucy portrayed a restaurant guest who spoke with Bruce Wayne about the Batman. She auditioned and received the role of Angel's personal assistant in the 2007 film Angel. She played Michael Fassbender's sister in the film. The short film Daisy, in which she performed the role of Sarah, won for the Best UK Short Film Award at London Independent Film Festival (2016), the Best Foreign Featurette Award at Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema (2016) and the Platinum Remi Award at World Fest Houston International Film Festival (2016). She portrayed as Dee in Murmur, which was nominated for the Best Short Film Award at London Short Film Festival (2016) and the Best Acting Ensemble and Best Short Film Awards at Lift Off London Short Film Festival (2015).Besides English, Russell fluently speaks French and Italian, and has partial knowledge of German and Spanish languages. She participates in fencing, horse-riding, skiing and ice skating. She starred in the 2020 eight episode historical drama series Atlantic Crossing as Missy LeHand.
Movies & TV Series
After a whirlwind romance with a wealthy widower, a naïve bride moves to his family estate but can't escape the haunting shadow of his late wife.
We journey through the symbolic landscape of the subconscious mind as we follow the story of an unbreakable bond between father and son, a bond that transcends space and time.
2 Movies · 2 TV Series
An ordinary London family decide to accept a substantial pay-off from a renowned filmmaker to keep silent about the abuse of their youngest son. Although guilt-ridden, they believe the money will enab...
The true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable d...
Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz,...
Brexit: The Uncivil War
Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.
1 TV Series
World War Z
Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zo...
Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, ...
Set in the Clapham district of south London, England, the film is inspired by true events. The paths of several men intersect during a dramatic thirty-six hours in which their lives are changed foreve...
Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life...
After his own daughter was killed in Panama in 1994, former CIA agent Calvin Dexter became a private 'specialist' in cases which wouldn't reach justice trough the regular legal channels. Two years lat...
Tristan & Isolde
An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Robert Burns overcomes his upbringing as a farm labourer to become the national poet of Scotland. Love comes his way in the form of Jean Armour but his attempts at securing a happy relationship are bl...
Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home of Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he created a new identity, a symbol of fear for the cr...
1 Movie · 1 TV Series
The tale of the most infamous double agents in British history.
I Am David
Based on Anne Holm's acclaimed young adult novel North to Freedom, I Am David chronicles the struggles of a 12-year-old boy who manages to flee a Communist concentration camp on his own -- through she...
Far From China
A young female writer whose father was a militant activist struggles to come to terms with this cumbersome legacy.
The Lady and the Duke
Grace Dalrymple Elliot is a British aristocrat trapped in Paris during the French Revolution. Determined to maintain her stiff upper lip and pampered life despite the upheaval, Grace continues her fri...