Biography

Helen Griffin is a Welsh actress, playwright and screenwriter. Griffin was born in Swansea in South Wales in 1958 and initially studied to be a psychiatric nurse at nursing college alongside comedienne Jo Brand. She was a psychiatric nurse until 1986, when her passion for acting took over. She has appeared regularly in Welsh theatre and television and wrote and starred in the 2006 film 'Little White Lies'. She also appeared in the 2006 Doctor Who episodes 'Rise of the Cybermen' and 'The Age of Steel'. Her films include the 90s cult classics Twin Town, in which she played masseuse Lynette, and Human Traffic, where she played the role of the mother of the central character, played by John Simm. She died on June 29th 2018 at the age of 59.

Helen Griffin is a Welsh actress, playwright and screenwriter. Griffin was born in Swansea in South Wales in 1958 and initially studied to be a psychiatric nurse at nursing college alongside comedienne Jo Brand. She was a psychiatric nurse until 1986, when her passion for acting took over. She has appeared regularly in Welsh theatre and television and wrote and starred in the 2006 film 'Little White Lies'. She also appeared in the 2006 Doctor Who episodes 'Rise of the Cybermen' and 'The Age of Steel'. Her films include the 90s cult classics Twin Town, in which she played masseuse Lynette, and Human Traffic, where she played the role of the mother of the central character, played by John Simm. She died on June 29th 2018 at the age of 59.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 13

Birthday -

Day of Death 2018-06-29

Place of Birth Swansea, Wales

Official Site -

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Going Forward(3 episodes) as Jackie
2015 Under Milk Wood as Mrs. Willy Nilly
2013 The Machine as Mrs. Dawson
2012 The Reverend as Mrs. Jenkins
2010 Third Star as Mrs.
2006 Little White Lies as Helen
2005 Doctor Who(1 episode) as Mrs.Moore
2003 Human Traffic Remixed as Jip's Mother
2000 House! as Marilyn
1999 Suckerfish as Hooker
1999 Human Traffic as Jip's Mother
1997 Twin Town as Lynette
1996 Trip Trap

Writing

2006 Little White LiesWriter

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