Kate Ashfield

Kate Ashfield (born 28 May 1972) is a British actress, best known for her award-winning roles as Jody in the Anglo-German film Late Night Shopping, as Sadie MacGregor in the British film This Little Life and as Liz in the 2004 film Shaun of the Dead. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kate Ashfield, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Shaun of the Dead (2004)

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Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Lucy Davis

Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Lucy Davis

Beyond Borders (2003)

Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in 1984. She is married ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Clive Owen  •  Teri Polo  •  Linus Roache

Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in 1984. She is married ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Clive Owen  •  Teri Polo  •  Linus Roache

Late Night Shopping (2001)

Four friends Sean, Vincent, Lenny and Jody find themselves at something of a deadend. Trapped in a twilight world of permanent night shift work, they hang out together in the local cafe, drinking coffee and entertaining themselves by observing Vincent's unwavering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saul Metzstein
CAST:  Luke de Woolfson  •  James Lance  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Heike Makatsch

Four friends Sean, Vincent, Lenny and Jody find themselves at something of a deadend. Trapped in a twilight world of permanent night shift work, they hang out together in the local cafe, drinking coffee and entertaining themselves by observing Vincent's unwavering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saul Metzstein
CAST:  Luke de Woolfson  •  James Lance  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Heike Makatsch

Princess Caraboo (1994)

Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away land. She is then ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Austin
CAST:  Jim Broadbent  •  Phoebe Cates  •  Kevin Kline  •  Stephen Rea

Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away land. She is then ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Austin
CAST:  Jim Broadbent  •  Phoebe Cates  •  Kevin Kline  •  Stephen Rea

The Trouble with Men and Women (2006)

A bitter-sweet romantic tale set in London, depicting the sentimental education of a young man who is absurdly confused about women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Fisher
CAST:  Joseph McFadden  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Matthew Delamere  •  Christine Tremarco

A bitter-sweet romantic tale set in London, depicting the sentimental education of a young man who is absurdly confused about women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Fisher
CAST:  Joseph McFadden  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Matthew Delamere  •  Christine Tremarco

The War Zone (1999)

An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Roth
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Lara Belmont  •  Colin Farrell

An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Roth
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Lara Belmont  •  Colin Farrell

Guest House Paradiso (1999)

Richie and Eddie are in charge of the worst hotel in the UK, Guest House Paradiso, neighbouring a nuclear power plant. The illegal immigrant chef has fled and all the guests have gone. But when a famous Italian filmstar, Gina Carbonara, who is in hiding from a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Edmondson
CAST:  Rik Mayall  •  Adrian Edmondson  •  Bill Nighy  •  Kate Ashfield

Richie and Eddie are in charge of the worst hotel in the UK, Guest House Paradiso, neighbouring a nuclear power plant. The illegal immigrant chef has fled and all the guests have gone. But when a famous Italian filmstar, Gina Carbonara, who is in hiding from a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Edmondson
CAST:  Rik Mayall  •  Adrian Edmondson  •  Bill Nighy  •  Kate Ashfield

The Low Down (2001)

Frank is a restless young man in his late twenties whose life revolves around his friends and his work. When he becomes involved with Ruby, her optimistic and fresh approach to life and its problems begins to have a dramatic effect on him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Thraves
CAST:  Aidan Gillen  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Alicya Eyo  •  Tobias Menzies

Frank is a restless young man in his late twenties whose life revolves around his friends and his work. When he becomes involved with Ruby, her optimistic and fresh approach to life and its problems begins to have a dramatic effect on him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Thraves
CAST:  Aidan Gillen  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Alicya Eyo  •  Tobias Menzies

Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

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The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Udo Kier

The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Udo Kier

Crime and Punishment (2002)

John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  John Simm  •  Ian McDiarmid  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Lara Belmont

John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  John Simm  •  Ian McDiarmid  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Lara Belmont

Storm Damage (2000)

Storm Damage is a 2000 British television drama film directed by Simon Cellan Jones, written by Lennie James, and starring Adrian Lester, Mona Hammond and Kate Ashfield. The film is about a young teacher who returns to the children’s care home where he grew up, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Cellan Jones
CAST:  Adrian Lester  •  Mona Hammond  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Ashley Walters

Storm Damage is a 2000 British television drama film directed by Simon Cellan Jones, written by Lennie James, and starring Adrian Lester, Mona Hammond and Kate Ashfield. The film is about a young teacher who returns to the children’s care home where he grew up, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Cellan Jones
CAST:  Adrian Lester  •  Mona Hammond  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Ashley Walters

When the Lights Went Out (2012)

Yorkshire, 1974, the Maynard family moves into their dream house. It's a dream that quickly descends into a panic stricken nightmare as the family discovers a horrifying truth, a truth that will make the history books. The house is already occupied by the most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat Holden
CAST:  Kate Ashfield  •  Jo Hartley  •  Martin Compston  •  Steven Waddington

Yorkshire, 1974, the Maynard family moves into their dream house. It's a dream that quickly descends into a panic stricken nightmare as the family discovers a horrifying truth, a truth that will make the history books. The house is already occupied by the most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat Holden
CAST:  Kate Ashfield  •  Jo Hartley  •  Martin Compston  •  Steven Waddington

War School (2009)

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DIRECTION:  Ben Newman
CAST:  Kate Ashfield  •  Phil Campbell  •  Shannon Gaskin  •  Alfie Widger

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DIRECTION:  Ben Newman
CAST:  Kate Ashfield  •  Phil Campbell  •  Shannon Gaskin  •  Alfie Widger

7lives (2011)

A disgruntled married man called Tom believes that there is a better life for him out there somewhere. On his way home one night he gets attacked and falls into a parallel world where he lives 6 other lives including a Rock-Star, A homeless person and the 'hoody' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wilkins
CAST:  Danny Dyer  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Martin Compston  •  Nick Brimble

A disgruntled married man called Tom believes that there is a better life for him out there somewhere. On his way home one night he gets attacked and falls into a parallel world where he lives 6 other lives including a Rock-Star, A homeless person and the 'hoody' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wilkins
CAST:  Danny Dyer  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Martin Compston  •  Nick Brimble

Believe (2013)

A young, gifted soccer player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Scheinmann
CAST:  Natascha McElhone  •  Brian Cox  •  Toby Stephens  •  Kate Ashfield

A young, gifted soccer player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Scheinmann
CAST:  Natascha McElhone  •  Brian Cox  •  Toby Stephens  •  Kate Ashfield

United (2011)

United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand interviews with the survivors and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Strong
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Sam Claflin  •  Dougray Scott

United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand interviews with the survivors and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Strong
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Sam Claflin  •  Dougray Scott

Byzantium (2012)

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret—they were born 200 years ago and survive on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Sam Riley  •  Caleb Landry Jones

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret—they were born 200 years ago and survive on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Sam Riley  •  Caleb Landry Jones

Secret Smile (2005)

When Miranda splits up with her creepy boyfriend Brendan because he attacked her, she finds out that he is now going out with her sister, Kerry. Miranda warns her sister as Brendan swims his way into their family, ruining peoples lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Claire Goose  •  Jill Baker

When Miranda splits up with her creepy boyfriend Brendan because he attacked her, she finds out that he is now going out with her sister, Kerry. Miranda warns her sister as Brendan swims his way into their family, ruining peoples lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Claire Goose  •  Jill Baker

The Baker (2007)

Milo (Damian Lewis) is a professional hit man living on the edge. When failing to fulfil a contract for the first time, Milo escapes the city to avoid the wrath of his employers. Hiding out in a remote rural village, the locals mistake him for the new baker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gareth Lewis
CAST:  Damian Lewis  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau  •  Michael Gambon

Milo (Damian Lewis) is a professional hit man living on the edge. When failing to fulfil a contract for the first time, Milo escapes the city to avoid the wrath of his employers. Hiding out in a remote rural village, the locals mistake him for the new baker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gareth Lewis
CAST:  Damian Lewis  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau  •  Michael Gambon

Do or Die (2001)

Two-part UK drama set in London and Sydney spanning seven years. When Sam and Nicky's six year old son is diagnosed with leukaemia and a perfect blood match is all that can save him, Sam decides now is the right time to trace his real father - back to Sydney where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rowan Woods
CAST:  Kate Ashfield  •  Tom Long  •  William McInnes  •  Patsy Palmer

Two-part UK drama set in London and Sydney spanning seven years. When Sam and Nicky's six year old son is diagnosed with leukaemia and a perfect blood match is all that can save him, Sam decides now is the right time to trace his real father - back to Sydney where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rowan Woods
CAST:  Kate Ashfield  •  Tom Long  •  William McInnes  •  Patsy Palmer
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