actress, director, writer, producer
Born 22 October 1972 in London, England, UK
Saffron Burrows, known for her work in critically acclaimed films, this fall reprises her role in the hit Netflix show YOU, season 3. Burrows previously starred in the Golden Globe winning Amazon series Mozart in the Jungle. In 2019 Burrows directed the short films: Michael & Indigo, starring Jason Isaacs & Richard Wilson. On stage Burrows starred in award-winning playwright Tom Dugan's one-woman drama Jackie Unveiled at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The searing drama is set against two of Jackie's most seminal life moments, examining the deeply personal struggles of a woman who seemed to have it all. Burrows' film credits include Henry Mason's Love Lies Bleeding; Noah Pritzker's Quitters; Bill Guttentag's Knife Fight; Jonas Åkerlund's Small Apartments; Jonas Pate's Shrink; Roger Donaldson's The Bank Job; Amy Redford's The Guitar; Peter Howitt's Dangerous Parking; Hal Hartley's Fay Grim; Mike Binder's Reign Over Me; Wolfgang Petersen's Troy; Raoul Ruiz's Klimt; Gerardo Herero's El Misterio Galíndez; Paul McGuigan's Gangster No. 1; Michael Apted's Enigma; Mike Figgis' Timecode, and his film adaptation of the classic play, Miss Julie, in the lead role; Pat O'Connor's Circle of Friends; and Jim Sheridan's In the Name of the Father. On the small screen, Burrows recurred on the ABC drama Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., CBS' comedy The Crazy Ones, NBC's drama series My Own Worst Enemy, as well as the award-winning series Boston Legal, earning her two cast SAG nominations. For the BBC, she starred opposite Albert Finney and Julie Christie in the production of Dennis Potter's Karaoke. In Los Angeles, Burrows starred in Melissa James Gibson's This for the Kirk Douglas Theater. She played Janey Morris in The Earthly Paradise for the Almeida Theatre, London; and in Neil LaBute's Some Girls(s) on the West End stage. Burrows' theater work includes Jeanette Winterson's The PowerBook for the Royal National Theatre. Burrows' theater debut was for the Bush Theatre, London, in the play Two Lips, Indifferent Red directed by Vicky Featherstone.