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Amanda Redman
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Physical Information
Name Amanda Redman
Born 12 August 1957 (aged 57)
Occupational Information
Occupation Actress;
Portrays Sandra Pullman in New Tricks (2003-2013)
Family Information
Spouse Robert Glenister (m. 1984-1992)
Damian Schnabel (m. 2010-)
Father Ronald Redman
Mother Joan Redman
Children Emily Glenister

Amanda Redman (born 12 August 1957), is an English actress, best known for her portrayal of Sandra Pullman in the BBC crime drama New Tricks.

Early Life

Redman was born to Ronald and Joan Redman in Brighton, Sussex. Her father died in 1980, when she was 23 years old. Redman has a notable scar on her upper left arm, this was due to a scalding accident that occured when she was 15 months old - she was pronounced clinically dead.

Filmography

Year Title Role
1980 Richard's Things Josie
1982 The Agatha Christie Hour Pauline, Grand Duchess of Ostravia
1984 Give My Regards to Broad Street Office Receptionist
1986 To Have and to Hold Viv Meadows
1988 For Queen & Country Stacey
1988 Theatre Night Gwendolen Fairfax
1988-1989 Streets Apart Sylvia Grant
1991 The Candidate Bobby Montgomery
1991 The Men's Room Sally
1992 EI C.I.D Rosie Bromley
1993 Casualty Olivia Purcell
1993 Body & Soul Lynn Gibson
1993 Demob Janet Deasey
1995 Taggart Julie Carson
1995 Dangerfield Dr Joanna Stevens
1996 Ruth Rendell Mysteries Susan Townsend
1996 Beck Beck
1998 Performance Regan
1998 Close Relations Prudence Hammond
1999 The Blonde Bombshell Diana Dors
1999-2000 Hope And Glory Debbie Bryan
2000 Sexy Beast Deedee Dove
2000-2003 At Home with the Braithwaites Alison Braithwaite
2003-2013 New Tricks DSI Sandra Pullman
2005 Mike Bassett: Manager Karine Bassett
2006 The Children's Party at the Palace Cruella de Vil
2008 Honest Lindsay Carter
2008 Little Dorrit Mrs Merdle
2014 Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This Gwen 'Dove' Cooper

Trivia

  • Redman once had a fling with co-star Dennis Waterman 30 years prior to New Tricks
  • Redman's daughter, Emily Gelnister, appeared alongside her mother in an episode of New Tricks, Only The Brave.
  • Redman and her on-screen counterpart, Sandra Pullman, are very similar in the sense that both their fathers died when they were very young - Redman's father died when she was 22 and Sandra Pullman's father died when she was 14. The two also left their jobs for almost identical reasons - Redman wanted to explore other acting opportunities and Pullman wanting to finally move on from UCOS.
  • She is still in regular contact with he former co-workers - Dennis Waterman , Alun Armstrong, James Bolam, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Denis Lawson - as well as Tamzin Outhwaite who replaced her.

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