Ruta Gedmintas

  • Birth Place: England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was given her unique first name by her father; it's the Lithuanian national flower.
  • Grew up in Stockholm, Sweden, and Buckinghamshire, England.
  • While attending the Drama Centre, her tutor and mentor Reuven Adiv told her to find her femininity through modeling as he believed she was too much of a tomboy.
  • Was only supposed to be in one episode of The Tudors, but her role as Elizabeth Blount, one of Henry VIII's mistresses, was extended.
  • To prepare for her role as promiscuous lesbian Frankie in Lip Service, she read through a guide to lesbian sex and also had to get her long hair cut short.
  • Has a tattoo on her arm that she lives by: "Luceo non Uro," which is Latin for "I shine, not burn."

Relationships

  • Gail Gedmintas — Mother
  • Aniceta Gedmintas — Grandmother
  • Vladas Gedmintas Sr. — Grandfather
  • Vladas Gedmintas Jr. — Father
  • Daina Gedmintas — Sister
  • Audra Gedmintas — Sister
  • Tania Gedmintas — Sister

College

  • University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Drama Centre, London, England (BA in Acting)

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  • Birth Place: England
  • Profession: Actor