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Abigail Cruttenden


Known better to tv audiences on her behalf recurring role simply because Jane in the ITV series Sharpe, Cruttenden afterwards portrayed Anna in the BBC A single sitcom Not VENTURING OUT. Her film credits consist of roles in THE IDEA of Everything (as scientist Stephen Hawking’s mom, Isobel Hawking) and Charlotte Grey (as Daisy). In the middle-1980s, she starred within a short-lived British tv series entitled Mog. She was created into a category of performers and entertainers: her mom, Julia Cruttenden, was a favorite stage makeup musician; her grandmother, Cynthia Coatts, was an performing and dance instructor; and her sibling, Hal Cruttenden, acquired a successful profession being a comedian. Her initial relationship — to stage and display screen professional Sean Bean — lasted from 1997 until 2000 and created a daughter called Evie. With her second hubby, Jonathan Frase, she acquired a son called Merle. She made an appearance with Helen McCrory in the 2000 BBC and PBS Masterpiece Theater miniseries edition of Anna Karenina.

Quick Facts

Date Of Birth March 23, 1968
Place Of Birth England
Height 1.68 m
Profession TV Actress
Nationality English, British
Spouse Jonathan R. Fraser, Sean Bean
Children Evie Natasha Bean, Merle Fraser
Parents Julia Cruttenden
Siblings Hal Cruttenden
Movies The Theory of Everything, Charlotte Gray, Hideous Kinky, Sharpe's Justice, P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang, Jane Eyre, Sharpe's Mission, Sharpe's Regiment, Sharpe's Siege, Denial, Intimate Contact, Into the Blue, Sharpe's Waterloo, Sharpe's Revenge
TV Shows Sharpe, Teenage Kicks, The Robinsons, Doctors and Nurses, Anna Karenina, Love on a Branch Line, Benidorm, Mog
Star Sign Aries

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1Older sister of comedian Hal Cruttenden.
2Ex-stepmother of Lorna Bean and Molly Bean.
3Her mother, Julia Cruttenden, runs the stage make-up school Greasepaint in London. The school is renowned as one of the best training grounds for make-up artists in the world.
4Her grandmother, Cynthia Coatts, runs the Rosslyn School of Dance and Drama in London.
5Daughter Evie Natasha born - father is actor Sean Bean. [November 1998]



Await Further Instructions2016post-productionBeth
Denial2016/IIJanine Stone
Fresh Meat2016TV SeriesOregon's Mum
The Batsman and the Ballerina2015ShortJane
Not Going Out2014-2015TV SeriesAnna
Citizen Khan2015TV SeriesVirginia
The Outcast2015TV Mini-SeriesAnne Rawlins
The Theory of Everything2014Isobel Hawking
The Royal Bodyguard2012TV SeriesMary Town-Jones
Benidorm2007-2009TV SeriesKate Weedon
The Green Green Grass2009TV SeriesDoctor
Teenage Kicks2008TV SeriesKate
The Commander: The Devil You Know2007TV MovieJudy Thornton
Sex, the City and Me2007TV MovieAli
Foyle's War2007TV SeriesEvelyn Richards
The Robinsons2005TV SeriesVicky Robinson
Doctors and Nurses2004TV SeriesDr. Lucy Potter
Rosemary & Thyme2003TV SeriesPatsy Connolly
Helen West2002TV SeriesEmily Eliot
Charlotte Gray2001Daisy
Sword of Honour2001TV MovieKerstie Kilbannock
Anna Karenina2000TV Mini-SeriesBetsy
Monarch of the Glen2000TV SeriesLizzie MacDonald
The Canterbury Tales1998TV SeriesEmily (English version, voice)
Hideous Kinky1998Charlotte
Into the Blue1997/ITV MovieHeather Mallender
Sharpe's Waterloo1997TV MovieJane Sharpe
Sharpe's Justice1997TV MovieJane Sharpe
Sharpe's Revenge1997TV MovieJane Sharpe
Jane Eyre1997TV MovieBlanche Ingram
Ruth Rendell Mysteries1997TV SeriesAnnabel Lynes
Sharpe's Mission1996TV MovieJane Gibbons
Sharpe's Siege1996TV MovieJane Gibbons
Sharpe's Regiment1996TV MovieJane Gibbons
Performance1994TV SeriesClara Browning
Love on a Branch Line1994TV Mini-SeriesBelinda
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes1991TV SeriesMiss Violet Merville
Van der Valk1991TV SeriesElse
Centrepoint1990TV Mini-SeriesSaskia
Coasting1990TV SeriesEmma Conway
TECX1990TV SeriesMarijke Van Den Broeck
Agatha Christie's Poirot1989TV SeriesGeraldine Oglander
The Bell-Run1988TV MovieGudrun Glover
Intimate Contact1987TV SeriesNell Gregory
The Storyteller1987TV SeriesPrincess
Mog1985-1986TV SeriesMiranda
Storyboard1983TV SeriesEmma
P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang.1982TV MovieAnn Lawton
BBC2 Playhouse1981TV SeriesYoung Elizabeth

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Sharpe: The Legend1997VideoJane Gibbons

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