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Susannah Fielding

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Susannah Fielding
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Susannah Glanville-Hearson

Born: Mon 10th June 1985 (age: 33)

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Susannah Fielding is an English actress who has worked in theatre, television and film.

Early life and education

Fielding was born in Poole and grew up in Portsmouth before spending two years boarding at Christ's Hospital school in Sussex. She trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, graduating in 2007, where she appeared in productions of The Tempest (directed by Patsy Rodenburg) and Tales From Ovid (directed by Christian Burgess).

Theatre

Fielding's work in theatre includes: Much Ado About Nothing, Philistines, The Rose Tattoo and The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other at the National Theatre, London. She was nominated for an Ian Charleson Award for her role as Pietra in Ibsen's An Enemy of the People at the Sheffield Crucible in 2010 alongside Antony Sher. In 2011 she played Portia in Rupert Goold's production of The Merchant of Venice for the Royal Shakespeare Company alongside Sir Patrick Stewart, reprising the role in the production's transfer to the Almeida Theatre, London, in 2014. In 2012, she was cast as Kim for the UK run of All New People, a black comedy play written by and starring Zach Braff. The play's UK run included Manchester and Glasgow before culminating in a 10-week run in London's Duke of York's Theatre. Fielding played the role of Evelyn Williams in the musical American Psycho at London's Almeida Theatre in December 2013.

Television

In 2008 she appeared in Firewall, the second episode of the BBC TV series Wallander. 2009 saw Fielding as a guest on The Bill, playing Rochelle Chapman. In 2010 she appeared in the Doctor Who episode "Victory of the Daleks", as well as an episode of Midsomer Murders and Comedy Lab. She played Chloe in the Channel4 sitcom Pete versus Life.

Film

She appeared in the 2010 films 4.3.2.1 and 1st Night (originally titled Cosi), for which she learnt to sing opera in Italian. In 2011 she starred in Kill Keith, a comedy horror film featuring Keith Chegwin. She appeared in the 2012 romantic comedy The Knot alongside Mena Suvari and Noel Clarke.

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