Louise Brealey

D.O.B: Mar 27, 1979 |

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Louise Brealey (born 27 March 1979) is an English actress, writer and journalist. She played Molly Hooper in Sherlock (2010–), Cass in Back (2017), Scottish professor Jude McDermid in Clique (2017), Gillian Chamberlain in A Discovery of Witches (2018) and Donna Harman in Death in Paradise (2020).

Biography

Louise Brealey (born 27 March 1979) is an English actress, writer and journalist. She played Molly Hooper in Sherlock (2010–), Cass in Back (2017), Scottish professor Jude McDermid in Clique (2017), Gillian Chamberlain in A Discovery of Witches (2018) and Donna Harman in Death in Paradise (2020). She made her TV debut as Nurse Roxanne Bird in two series of BBC drama Casualty (2002–2004) before playing Judy Smallweed in Bleak House (2005). Brealey plays pathologist Molly Hooper in all four series of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatisss television drama, Sherlock. She has also made her name as an accomplished stage actress. Her stage debut was at Londons Royal Court in 2001 as 14-year-old Sophie in Max Stafford-Clarks production of Judy Uptons Sliding With Suzanne. She portrayed child prodigy Thomasina in the Bristol Old Vic production of Tom Stoppards Arcadia in 2005. In 2011, she was the short-frocked daughter of Julian Barratt and Doon Mackichan at the Young Vic in Richard Joness Government Inspector. She next played three lead roles – Cassandra, Andromache and Helen of Troy – in Caroline Birds sold-out production of The Trojan Women at Londons Gate Theatre. In February 2014, she starred as Julie in August Strindbergs Miss Julie at the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow. She won Best Actress at the Manchester Theatre Awards for her role as Marianne in Constellations, directed by Michael Longhurst and played the lead alongside Anne Marie Duff in Marianne Elliotts Husbands and Sons at the National Theatre. Description above is from the Wikipedia article Louise Brealey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.