Ruth Gemmell Biography, Net Worth 2020, Salary & Career
Ruth Gemmell is an English actress and theatre artist who is known for playing the role of Sarah Hughes in Fever Pitch.
Early life of Ruth Gemmell
When Ruth Gemmell was a young girl, she attended the all-girls Polam Hall School in Darlington, a small town in the English county of Durham. She has three brothers.
Her parents divorced when she was a child and she moved with her mother to Darlington from Barnard Castle. She later moved to London to live with her father and pursue her acting dreams. She trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
Career of Ruth Gemmell
Gemmell has played a variety of roles mainly in theatres plus TV dramas. In Fever Pitch, a film adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel of the same name, she played the lead female role opposite Colin Firth and in the comedy/drama 2 January, she played the lead female role (2006).
In 2004 she starred in Tracy Beaker’s Movie of Me as the mother of the title character, who abandoned her when she was a baby, leading her to spend life in a children’s home.
From January 2009 she became a recurring character in EastEnders as Debra Dean, the mother of a teenage girl who, identically to her role in Tracy Beaker’s Movie of Me, abandoned her daughter when she was an infant.
In August 2009, she starred as Rebecca Sands in two episodes of The Bill.
Gemmell has appeared three times in the BBC’s police drama Waking the Dead, playing two different characters. Her first appearance was in 2002 in the episode Special Relationships as DI Jess Worral, a former lover of DSI Boyd. In 2008, she played the brilliant serial killer Linda Cummings in the episode Sins of the seventh season. In the fourth episode of the eighth season, “Endgame,” Gemmell returned to the role of Cummings. The storyline had Cummings manipulating Boyd and revealed that Cummings’ accomplice was responsible for the drugs overdose that killed Boyd’s son Luke. For the first time, the character of Cummings will be played by the same actor more than once.
In the episode “Fugue State,” Gemmell’s ex-husband Ray Stevenson appears as a consultant child abductor.
Gemmell starred in Episode 8 of Jimmy McGovern’s BBC drama Moving On playing the role of Joanne, in November 2010.
In November 2011, Gemmell played Lady Shonagon in the adaptation for BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour of The Pillow Book, by Robert Forrest. She appeared as Jen, the wife of an adulterous civil servant, in Channel 4 drama Utopia, in early 2013.
In 2015, Gemmell appeared in five episodes of the television series Penny Dreadful as Octavia Putney.
On Netflix’s Bridgerton 2020, Gemmell played Violet Bridgerton, Dowager Viscountess. She will return to the role for a second season.
Relationships of Ruth Gemmell
A year after meeting him on the set of the NBC television drama Band of Gold, actress Gemmell Stevenson married actor Ray Stevenson in Westminster, London, in 1997. In 2005, the couple separated amicably.
Net Worth of Ruth Gemmell
Ruth is one of the richest Actor & listed on most popular Actor. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Ruth Gemmell net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
Facts of Ruth Gemmell Biography, Net Worth 2020, Salary & Career
|Full Name||Ruth Gemmell|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Date Of Birth||02 Jan 1967|
|Age||55 years 0 months|
|Place Of Birth||Bristol, United Kingdom|
|Height||5 Feet 8 Inches|