|Occupation Novelist, Actress|
Spouse Mark Knopfler (m. 1997)
|Name Kitty Aldridge|
Marriage location Barbados
|Born 1962 (age 57–58) Bahrain|
Children Katya Ruby Rose Knopfler, Isabella Knopfler
Books A Trick I Learned from Dead Men, Cryers Hill, Pop
Movies and TV shows To Play the King, Slipstream, A Room with a View, Maurice, Divorcing Jack
Similar People Mark Knopfler, David Knopfler, Diane Fletcher, Colin Jeavons, Ian Richardson
Kitty aldridge a splendid actress
Kitty Aldridge (born 1962) is a British actress and writer.
Slipstream (1989) - Trailer
Life and career
Aldridge was born in Bahrain. After training as an actress at the Drama Centre London, Aldridge worked in film, theatre and television as an actress. Her first novel, Pop, published by Cape (Vintage) in 2001, was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2002 and shortlisted for the Pendleton May First Novel Award 2002. Her second novel, Cryers Hill, was published by Cape (Vintage) on 1 March 2007.
Aldridge's short story, Arrivederci Les, won the Bridport Short Story Prize 2011.
Her third novel, A Trick I Learned from Dead Men, was published by Cape (Vintage) in 2012. It was longlisted for the 2013 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and The Guardian newspaper's Not The Booker Prize 2012.
Aldridge married the former Dire Straits guitarist Mark Knopfler on Valentine's Day 1997 in Barbados. They had been a couple for three years. They have two daughters.