Siblings Joshua Le Touzel
Spouse Owen Teale (m. 2001)
|Role Television actor|
Name Sylvestra Touzel
|Born 1958 (age 57–58)Jersey, Channel Islands|
Movies and TV shows Northanger Abbey, Happy‑Go‑Lucky, Mansfield Park, Amazing Grace, Appropriate Adult
Similar People Owen Teale, Nicholas Farrell, Jon Jones, Mike Leigh, Victoria Wood
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Sylvestra Le Touzel (born 1958) is a British television, film and stage actor who was born on Jersey in the Channel Islands and raised in Kensington, London. She was schooled in East Acton.
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- Personal life
Beginning as a child actor, Le Touzel's first television role was in the Doctor Who story The Mind Robber, playing one of the children who bedevil the Second Doctor and his companions in the Land of Fiction. She co-starred in the BBC Schools "Look and Read" series, playing Helen in their cult serial The Boy from Space (1971), which was re-edited with a new introduction in 1980. A well-known early adult role was as Fanny Price in the BBC dramatisation of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park (1983).
Le Touzel has also been seen on the small screen in shows as diverse as Dixon of Dock Green, The Brontes of Haworth, The Uninvited, The Professionals, Lovejoy, Alas Smith and Jones, Midsomer Murders, My Family and The Long Walk to Finchley (as Patricia Hornsby-Smith). In 1994 she played Sarah Teale in the TV series Between the Lines. In 2007, she also played the role of Mrs Allen in the ITV adaptation of Northanger Abbey. She has also played Harriet Waterhouse in the ITV drama Bonkers.
She also appeared in a classic Heineken advert "The Water in Majorca" with Bryan Pringle. This advert, first aired in 1985, was ranked at number 9 in Campaign Live's 2008 list of the "Top 10 Funniest TV Ads of All Time", and at number 29 in Channel 4's list of the "100 Greatest TV Ads" in 2000.
In 2011 she starred as Detective Constable Hazel Savage in Appropriate Adult.
In 2012, Le Touzel starred as MP Mary Drake in The Thick of It.
Le Touzel starred in the second episode of Dirk Gently as Emelda Ransome. She portrayed Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon in the 2012 ITV mini-series Titanic.
In 2015 Le Touzel appeared as Sandra Kendrick in the BBC TV series Death in Paradise episode 4.7
Le Touzel played Marianne Thornton in the 2006 film Amazing Grace and appeared in Happy-Go-Lucky.
In 2012 film Cloud Atlas, she portrayed three different characters through the movie: Haskell Moore's Dinner Guest 5, Nurse Judd and Aide in Slaughtership.
Le Touzel married the Welsh actor Owen Teale in 2001, several years after they had met during a production of King Henry IV in 1991, and they have two children together. Le Touzel is a supporter of charitable theatre and in 2005 became a patron of Montage Theatre Arts, London, along with fellow actress Debby Bishop.