Rosalind Halstead

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Rosalind Mabel C. Halstead
Born (1984-07-18) 18 July 1984 (age 35)
Occupation Actress, model, dancer

Rosalind Halstead (born 18 July 1984 in Islington, London) [1] is an English actress, model, and dancer.

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Early life

Halstead trained for five years at the Central School of Ballet, [2] and danced at Sadler's Wells Theatre (Earl's Court and Her Majesty's Theatre).[ citation needed ] Her performance career began at the North London Performing Arts Centre at the age of eight.

By the age of 13, Halstead was scouted by the Select Modelling Agency, and was a model for some years before becoming an actress.[ citation needed ]

Career

She appeared in the 2005 film Mrs. Henderson Presents . The same year Halstead was cast in David Leland's Virgin Territory (originally titled The Decameron ) which was produced by Dino De Laurentis. [3] In 2007 she appeared in the recurring role of Kelly Short on the British television series Nearly Famous .

In 2009, she appeared as Isabella in a televised adaptation of Wuthering Heights on ITV1. [4] In 2010, she appeared in the BBC comedy series How Not To Live Your Life playing a homeless woman who begins dating Don, the show's central character.

In 2014 Halstead joined the cast of the Syfy fantasy television series Dominion during its first season, playing the role of Sen. Becca Thorn. [2]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Receptionist
2005 Mrs Henderson Presents Frances
2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age Second Court Lady
2007 Virgin Territory Filomena
2010PossessionBeckyShort film
2014PathfindersKarinaShort film
2018DJMiranda

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2003Sons & LoversPretty GirlTelevision film
2005 Love Soup Rochelle TandyEpisode: "The Reflecting Pool"
2006Berry's WayJennyTelevision film
2007 Nearly Famous Kelly ShortRecurring role, 5 episodes
2009 Wuthering Heights IsabellaTelevision miniseries
2009 The Day of the Triffids CordeliaTelevision miniseries
2010 How Not to Live Your Life SusanEpisode: "Don Dates a Homeless"
2011 The Fades SarahEpisode: Unaired pilot
2011 Rage of the Yeti LyndaTelevision film (Syfy)
2012 Sherlock KateEpisode: "A Scandal in Belgravia"
2013 Endeavour Estella BroomEpisode: "Rocket"
2014 Dominion Senator Becca ThornMain role (season 1)
2016 Stan Lee's Lucky Man Gina PurseyEpisode: "The Last Chance"
2016 Agatha Raisin CeciliaEpisode: "The Vicious Vet"
2018 Strangers Emma

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References

  1. England and Wales Births 1837-2006, accessed at Findmypast.co.uk; 'Rosalind Mabel C. Halstead', b. '1984', location 'Islington, London, England'; date: 25 July 2018
  2. 1 2 "Sen. Becca Thorn - Rosalind Halstead". Syfy . Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  3. Nick Vivarelli (8 May 2005). "De Laurentiis updates classic 'Decameron' with 'OC' flavor". Variety . Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  4. Brian Lowry (15 January 2009). "Review: 'Wuthering Heights'". Variety . Retrieved 31 January 2016.