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Born: January 6, 1954 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Worcestershire, England, GB Profession: producer, actor, model, au pair

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Most often associated with the musician Sting (she married him in 1992), Trudie Styler is in fact an accomplished actress and film producer. Trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Styler acted in many BBC productions in the early days of her career, such as the rustic romance "Poldark." She met Sting around this period, and the two lived together for 10 years before they were married. Styler carried on with sporadic acting jobs, but in the mid-1990s she began producing films, including the award-winning documentary " Moving the Mountain" in 1994. In 1998 she became an Executive Producer on Guy Ritchie's pulpy feature-film debut "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels." On top of executive producing his next feature, the similarly crime-themed "Snatch," Styler also gets credit for introducing him to his future wife, iconic pop star Madonna. Throughout the 2000s Styler continued to produce some stellar feature films, including the coming-of-age drama "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints" and the sci-fi mystery "Moon." She continued to pop up in films and on television throughout the 1990s and 2000s, most notably with a guest appearance as herself on the hit sitcom "Friends." ...

Most often associated with the musician Sting (she married him in 1992), Trudie Styler is in fact an accomplished actress and film producer. Trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Styler acted in many BBC productions in the early days of her career, such as the rustic romance "Poldark." She met Sting around this period, and the two lived together for 10 years before they were married. Styler carried on with sporadic acting jobs, but in the mid-1990s she began producing films, including the award-winning documentary " Moving the Mountain" in 1994. In 1998 she became an Executive Producer on Guy Ritchie's pulpy feature-film debut "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels." On top of executive producing his next feature, the similarly crime-themed "Snatch," Styler also gets credit for introducing him to his future wife, iconic pop star Madonna. Throughout the 2000s Styler continued to produce some stellar feature films, including the coming-of-age drama "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints" and the sci-fi mystery "Moon." She continued to pop up in films and on television throughout the 1990s and 2000s, most notably with a guest appearance as herself on the hit sitcom "Friends."

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Zoolander 2 (2016)
2.
 Filth (2014)
3.
4.
 Crude (2009)
5.
 Alpha Male (2008)
6.
 Living Proof (2008)
7.
 Bug (2002)
8.
 Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister (2002) Fortune Teller
9.
 Me Without You (2001) Linda
10.
 Grotesque (1995) Doris
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After drama school, worked as an actress in TV and on stage; was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company for one year
1985:
Appeared in the documentary "Bring on the Night", directed by Michael Apted
2002:
Had featured role as an ugly gypsy woman in the ABC TV production "Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister"
2006:
Acquired film rights to Joshua Doder's "Grk" children's book trilogy for her production company, Xingu Films
1995:
Acted alongside Sting in "Grotesque/Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets/Grave Indiscretion"; released in USA in 1997
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At age 17, ran away from home to pursue an acting career
2002:
Directed "The Sweatbox" a documentary which follows the making of Disney's "The Emperor's New Groove"
2001:
Guest starred on the popular sitcom "Friends" (NBC) playing herself
1988:
Had featured role in the Italian-produced film "Mamba"
2005:
Portrayed Servilia, mother of Brutus in the epic series "Empire" (ABC)
1995:
Was a producer on Apted's documentary "Moving the Mountain"
1986:
Acted in "The Body in the Library" episode of the British series "Agatha Christie's Miss Marple"
2003:
Cast in the black comedy, "Cheeky," written and directed by David Thewlis and produced by her production company, Xingu Films
1998:
Served as executive producer of "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels", a stylish British gangster comedy-drama directed by Guy Ritchie; Sting co-starred as the bar owner father of one of the leads
2000:
Served as executive producer of the comedy "Greenfingers"
2001:
Co-starred in "Me Without You" as a boozy mother; screened at the Venice and London Film Festivals before its release in Great Britain
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In early 1980s, met the rock musician/actor Sting
2000:
Once again teamed with Guy Ritchie to executive produce his follow-up film "Snatch"
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Raised in a working-class family
2000:
Returned to acting in "On the Q.T.", shown as a "work in progress" at IFFM
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Education

Trent Park College of Education: -
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School: -

Notes

Styler was diagnosed as dyslexic as a child.

She was injured in a motor accident when she was younger and her classmates often taunted her by calling her "Scarface". After winning compensation from the driver of the truck that injured her she underwent plastic surgery to repair the damage at age 17.

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companion:
Peter O'Toole. Actor. Appeared together on stage in 1978 in "Macbeth"; had romantic involvement; ironically Frances Tomelty (then married to Sting) co-starred and befriended Styler.
husband:
Sting. Singer, actor, songwriter. Together from 1982; married in 1992.

Family close complete family listing

step-son:
Joseph Sumner. Born c. 1977.
step-daughter:
Katherine Sumner. Born c. 1982.
daughter:
Michael Sumner. Born in 1984.
son:
Jake Sumner. Born in 1985.
daughter:
Coco Sumner. Born in 1990.
son:
Giocomo Luke Sumner. Born in December 1995.
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