Natasha O'Keeffe

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Natasha O'Keeffe
Born Natasha Dervill O'Keeffe
(1986-12-01) 1 December 1986 (age 31)
Brighton, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008–present

Natasha Dervill O'Keeffe (born 1 December 1986 in Brighton) is an English stage, television and movie actress. She is known for her roles as Abbey in the British television series Misfits, Fedora in ITV's television series Jekyll and Hyde, as Emelia Ricoletti in the Sherlock New Year special episode "The Abominable Bride".[1] and as Lizzie Stark in the BBC Two series Peaky Blinders.

Early life

Raised in Tooting, South London, O'Keeffe trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and starred in a number of their stage productions.[1]

Career

O'Keeffe first came to public attention in 2008, playing a member of the Royal Family who enjoys parties, one night stands and drugs in the music video for Falling Down,[1] the last single released by Oasis before the band dissolved. That same year, she had a part in the feature film Abraham's Point.

In 2010 and 2012, O'Keeffe played Sadie in both seasons of BBC Three's drama series Lip Service, about a group of lesbians living in Glasgow, Scotland. In 2012 and 2013 she played Abbey Smith in the lead ensemble for the final two seasons of E4's comedy-drama Misfits, about a group of young offenders in a London community service program who obtain supernatural powers.[2]

In 2013, O'Keeffe had roles in television episodes of Law & Order: UK and Peaky Blinders, and appeared in the feature films Filth and Svengali.

In 2015, she starred as Fedora, the side-kick and lover of the main antagonist in ITV's TV series, Jekyll and Hyde.
She also starred in a music video for Daughter's song "Numbers" as part of a series of films for the band's album Not to Disappear.[3]

In 2016, she appeared in the Sherlock special "The Abominable Bride" as the title role Emelia Ricoletti.

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Abraham's Point Sarah
2013 A Little Place Off the Edgware Road Wife Short film
Svengali Natasha
2013 Filth Anna
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2010-12 Lip Service Sadie Anderson 10 episodes
2012-13 Misfits Abbey Smith Series 4-5 (main role; 11 episodes)
2013 Law & Order: UK Connie Moran Series 7 Episode 5
2013–present Peaky Blinders Lizzie Stark Main role
2015 The Last Panthers Kirsty
Jekyll and Hyde Fedora
2016 Sherlock Emilia Ricoletti/ The Abominable Bride Episode: "The Abominable Bride", Main Role
2017 Strike Charlotte Campbell/ Ross 3 episodes

References

  1. ^ a b c "The Artful Dodgeress". Diva. 29 May 2012. Archived from the original on 12 July 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Misfits: Abbey Smith".
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-fD3PIRSO8

External links

  • Natasha O'Keeffe on IMDb
  • Natasha O'Keeffe at United Agents Literary and Talent Agency


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