Ruth Gemmell age: How old is Ruth Gemmell? – Ruth Gemmell was born on October 1967 and will be 56 years in October 2023.
She went to Polam Hall School and the Webber Douglas Institute of Dramatic Art.
Gemmell was born in Bristol and grew up in County Durham, first in Barnard Castle and then in Darlington with her mother after her parents divorced. She is the youngest of three brothers.
Gemmell later relocated to London, where her father lived, to pursue a career in acting.
Gemmell has appeared in both stage and television productions.
In 1997, she starred in the film Fever Pitch, followed by minor appearances in the television shows EastEnders, Casualty, Home Fires, and Penny Dreadful.
Gemmell played three separate characters in the BBC’s police drama Awakening the Dead.
Her debut appearance was as DI Jess Worral, a former lover of DSI Boyd, in the episode “Special Relationships” in 2002. In 2008, she returned to the show as Linda Cummings, an unusually bright serial murderer. She played Cummings again in the eighth season finale, “Endgame.”
Since 2004, she has portrayed Carly Beaker, the mother of the titular character in the Tracy Beaker franchise.
In 2020, she began playing Lady Violet Bridgerton in the Netflix series Bridgerton.