Ruth GemmellRuth Gemmell (born 1967) is an English actress, known for her role in the 1997 film ''Fever Pitch''. Gemmel is also known for her work on the television show ''Utopia'' as Jen Dugdale.
Gemmell has also appeared in the long running television show ''Silent Witness'' as Detective Constable Kerry Cox in eight episodes in 1996. Following this stint as Cox, Gemmell appeared as two additional characters: firstly, as Beth Ashdown in 2006 and then in 2014 as Ellie Brooke. In the first series Gemmell appeared as Kerry Cox in "Buried Lies", "Long Days Short Nights", "Darkness Visible" and "Sins of The Fathers", as Ellie Brooke, Gemmell appeared in "Undertone" and as Beth Ashdown in "Terminus".
Gemmell has also guest starred in several shows, most notably featured in Casualty as Monica Darling during 2014. Gemmell has also appeared in the long running series Midsomer Murders as Diana Carnarvon during 2015 in the episode "A Vintage Murder", the episode had the third highest rating of the series.
Gemmell is also known as a leading character in the successful ITV Series Home Fires as the Reverend's wife Sarah Collingbourne, Gemmell is a main character in the show and has appeared in all episodes so far in the show. In the show Gemmell's character is the sister of the Women's Institute President Frances Barden and supports her through the show. However when her husband is captured Sarah must face troubles and must rise to the challenge. The first series gained a rating average of 6.2 Million; this led to it being commissioned for a second series. The premiere episode gained a rating of 5.2 Million Views with a 23.7% share. Provided by Wikipedia