Helen Baxendale

Helen Baxendale

Highest Rated: 62% Beyond the Pole (2009)

Lowest Rated: 14% Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)

Birthday: Jun 7, 1970

Birthplace: Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, UK

Helen Baxendale was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1997, she portrayed sleuth Cordelia Gray in the British series "An Unsuitable Job for a Woman" (aired on PBS in the USA in 1998). She raised in Shenstone in Staffordshire, England. She co-starred in the BBC drama "Cardiac Arrest." In 1998, she appeared in the British TV movie "Cold Feet". Baxendale worked in television around the start of her acting career with a role on "Friends" (NBC, 1994-2004). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "A Last Embrace" (PBS, 1997-98) and "Sacrifice" (PBS, 1997-98). She also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Living on Risk" (PBS, 1999-2000) and "Playing God" (PBS, 1999-2000). She also had roles in film during these years, including roles in "The Investigator" (1997) and the crime picture "Ordinary Decent Criminal" (2000) with Gerard McSorley. She also played parts in television during these years, including roles in "Cold Feet (UK)" (ITV 1, 1998-2003) and "Murder in Mind" (BBC, 2000-03). Baxendale took on film roles in more recent years, appearing in "Dead by Monday" (2001), the dramedy "Skagerrak" (2003) with Martin Henderson and "Beyond the Pole" (2010). She also appeared in the Rhys Ifans period drama "Anonymous" (2011). Most recently, Baxendale acted on "Cuckoo" (BBC 3, 2012-15). Baxendale had two children.

Highest rated movies

Beyond the Pole
Ordinary Decent Criminal




No Score Yet No Score Yet Agatha and the Midnight Murders Agatha Christie (Character) - 2020
45% 53% Anonymous Anne De Vere (Character) $4.5M 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rendezvous Unknown (Voice) - 2010
62% 43% Beyond the Pole Becky (Character),
Executive Producer
- 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye Unknown (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Only Boy for Me Unknown (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet 60% Skagerrak Stella (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet 44% Flyfishing Sam (Character),
Executive Producer
- 2003
14% 60% Ordinary Decent Criminal Lisa (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Macbeth Lady Macbeth (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 29% The Investigator Sgt. Caroline Meagher (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bolshe Vita Maggie (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet 36% Truth or Dare Lorna Johnston (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Crossing the Floor Ruth Clarke (Character) - 1996


75% 28% Noughts + Crosses Meggie McGregor (Character) 2020
No Score Yet 68% Cuckoo Lorna Thompson (Character) 2012 2014 2016 2018-2019
58% 78% Death in Paradise Sasha Moore (Character) 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kidnap and Ransom Angela Beddoes (Character) 2011-2012
82% No Score Yet Cold Feet Rachel Bradley (Character) 1998-2001 2003
82% 94% Friends Emily Waltham (Guest Voice),
Unknown (Guest Star)
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mystery! Unknown (Character) 1998