Sarah Crowden

Place of birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland:


Born in Edinburgh in 1955 to acting parents Graham Crowden and Phyllida Hewat, Sara Crowden is a British character actress who works extensively in film, TV and theatre. She is also a professional writer, contributing to the literary quarterly Slightly Foxed and has reviewed books for The Lady, TLS, Geographical and Literary Review amongst others, and performs stand-up comedy under the alias of Dame Theresa Thompson's-Gazelle. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Diploma in Literature from The Open University and, in 2010, was awarded a Foundation Certificate in Bricklaying.

Film Credits

Cruella (2021)
as Beehive Lady
Peterloo (2018)
as Lady at Races
The Little Stranger (2018)
as Miss Dabney
The Last Dragonslayer (2016)
as Pritchett Lane House Owner
Queen of the Desert (2015)
as Lady Ascot (uncredited)
Mr. Holmes (2015)
as Mrs. Hudson
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
as Bureaucrat
The Riot Club (2014)
as Elderly Woman
Affinity (2008)
as Ada
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
as Lady Guest
Joe's Palace (2007)
as Middle-aged woman
Joe's Palace (2007)
as Middle-aged womand
Miss Potter (2006)
as Lady Clifford
Longford (2006)
as Lady Tree
Tipping the Velvet (2002)
as Woman with Pipe
The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
as Sylvia
The Wind in the Willows (1996)
as Samantha
Orlando (1992)
as Queen Mary
Erik the Viking (1989)
as Grimhild Housewife
The Children Of Dynmouth (1987)
as Cub Mistress
Harem (1986)
as Charlotte
Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire (1985)
Agatha Christie's Seven Dials Mystery (1981)
as Helen