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Born: June 7, 1970 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Staffordshire, England, GB Profession: actor, ballerina

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Helen Baxendale was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1997, she portrayed sleuth Cordelia Gray in the British series "An Unsuitable Job for a Woman" (aired on PBS in the USA in 1998). She raised in Shenstone in Staffordshire, England. She co-starred in the BBC drama "Cardiac Arrest." In 1998, she appeared in the British TV movie "Cold Feet". Baxendale worked in television around the start of her acting career with a role on "Friends" (NBC, 1994-2004). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "A Last Embrace" (PBS, 1997-98) and "Sacrifice" (PBS, 1997-98). She also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Living on Risk" (PBS, 1999-2000) and "Playing God" (PBS, 1999-2000). She also had roles in film during these years, including roles in "The Investigator" (1997) and the crime picture "Ordinary Decent Criminal" (2000) with Gerard McSorley. She also played parts in television during these years, including roles in "Cold Feet (UK)" (ITV 1, 1998-2003) and "Murder in Mind" (BBC, 2000-03). Baxendale took on film roles in more recent years, appearing in "Dead by Monday" (2001), the dramedy "Skagerrak" (2003) with Martin Henderson and "Beyond...

Helen Baxendale was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1997, she portrayed sleuth Cordelia Gray in the British series "An Unsuitable Job for a Woman" (aired on PBS in the USA in 1998). She raised in Shenstone in Staffordshire, England. She co-starred in the BBC drama "Cardiac Arrest." In 1998, she appeared in the British TV movie "Cold Feet". Baxendale worked in television around the start of her acting career with a role on "Friends" (NBC, 1994-2004). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "A Last Embrace" (PBS, 1997-98) and "Sacrifice" (PBS, 1997-98). She also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Living on Risk" (PBS, 1999-2000) and "Playing God" (PBS, 1999-2000). She also had roles in film during these years, including roles in "The Investigator" (1997) and the crime picture "Ordinary Decent Criminal" (2000) with Gerard McSorley. She also played parts in television during these years, including roles in "Cold Feet (UK)" (ITV 1, 1998-2003) and "Murder in Mind" (BBC, 2000-03). Baxendale took on film roles in more recent years, appearing in "Dead by Monday" (2001), the dramedy "Skagerrak" (2003) with Martin Henderson and "Beyond the Pole" (2010). She also appeared in the Rhys Ifans period drama "Anonymous" (2011). Most recently, Baxendale acted on "Cuckoo" (BBC 3, 2012-15). Baxendale had two children.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Anonymous (2011)
2.
 Beyond the Pole (2010)
3.
 Flyfishing (2002)
4.
 Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000) Lisa
5.
 Macbeth (1997) Lady Macbeth
6.
 Investigator, The (1997) Sergeant Caroline Meagher
7.
 Bolse Vita (1995) Maggie
8.
9.
 TV's Most Memorable Weddings (2003) Interviewee
10.
 Living on Risk (1999) Cordelia Gray
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Raised in Shenstone in Staffordshire, England
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First professional job was as understudy to Toyah Wilcox in "Amadeus"
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Co-starred in the BBC drama "Cardiac Arrest"
1993:
Film debut in "The Euphoric Scale"
1997:
Portrayed sleuth Cordelia Gray in the British series "An Unsuitable Job for a Woman" (aired on PBS in the USA in 1998)
1997:
Starred opposite Jason Connery in a feature version of "Macbeth"
1998:
Had the recurring role of Emily, Ross' British girlfriend, on "Friends"
1998:
Appeared in the British TV movie "Cold Feet"
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Education

Elmhurst Ballet School: -
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School: -

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companion:
David Elliot. Director, former actor. Met when both were acting at the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow, Scotland.

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father:
William Baxendale. School inspector.
mother:
June Baxendale. Former teacher.
sister:
Kate Baxendale. Screenwriter. Younger; has written for British TV shows "London Bridge" and "Playing the Field".
daughter:
Nell Marmalade Elizabeth Elliot. Born on September 13, 1998.
son:
Eric Elliot. Born in October 2001.
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