Heida Reed

  • Birth Name: Heida Run Sigurdardottir
  • Birth Place: Reykavik, Iceland
  • Profession: Actor, Model
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  • Lived in India for eighteen months after signing with an Icelandic casting agency when she was a teenager.
  • Moved from Iceland to London in 2008, gradually developing a British accent with the help of a speech coach at the Drama Centre London.
  • Played Maria in a production of Cross Purpose at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland in 2009.
  • To help with her role in the BBC drama series Poldark, she had harp and horse riding lessons.
  • Is part of the Theatre Renegade company and starred in their first production Scarlett in 2015 at the Southwark Playhouse in London; the play was partially funded by a Kickstarter campaign.


  • Rebekka Helga Sigurdardottir — Sister


  • Drama Centre London, King's Cross, London, England (2010)

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