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Saffron Burrows Biography

Birth Name:
Saffron Dominique Burrows
Birth Place:
London, England
Profession
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Began modeling after being discovered at age 14 by a talent scout (the same one who discovered Naomi Campbell) while shopping in London's Covent Garden
  • Made her movie debut in the 1993 British political drama In the Name of the Father
  • Was fired from the 1998 Woody Allen movie Celebrity for "not being vulgar enough
  • " Has appeared in a number of films directed by her former lover, Mike Figgis, including One Night Stand, The Loss of Sexual Innocence, Timecode and Hotel
  • A part-time journalist, she has written reviews and articles for such British publications as the Times of London, the Guardian, the Independent and the Spectator
  • The daughter of politically active parents, she's an activist herself, and has been an officer of the British organization the National Civil Rights Movement

Awards

  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated

Relationships