Cast and Crew of Silent Witness

Cast of
Silent Witness

About Silent Witness

Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series that has captivated audiences for over two decades. The show, which first aired in 1996, has become a staple of British television and has gained a loyal following both in the UK and internationally. The series focuses on a team of forensic pathology experts, who use their extensive knowledge of human anatomy and cutting-edge technology to help solve some of the most complex and high-profile crimes.

At the heart of the series is Dr. Nikki Alexander, played by Emilia Fox, who is a talented and dedicated forensic pathologist. Along with her colleagues, Dr. Thomas Chamberlain (William Gaminara), Dr. Leo Dalton (David Caves), and Jack Hodgson (William Armstrong), Nikki works tirelessly to uncover the truth behind suspicious deaths and crimes. The team's expertise in forensic pathology allows them to examine bodies in great detail, looking for clues that can help them understand how the victim died, and who may have been responsible.

What sets Silent Witness apart from other crime thrillers is its focus on the science behind criminal investigations. The show takes viewers behind the scenes of forensic labs, showing them the intricate processes involved in analyzing evidence. From autopsies to toxicology reports, Silent Witness provides a fascinating look at the role that science plays in solving crimes. Additionally, the series explores the personal lives of its characters, giving viewers a glimpse into the challenges and triumphs they face both on and off the job. With its compelling storylines, complex characters, and attention to detail, Silent Witness is a must-watch for fans of crime thrillers.

Main Cast of Silent Witness

Liz Carr
plays Clarissa Mullery (80 episodes)

Liz Carr as Clarissa Mullery

Liz Carr was born on April 21, 1972 and is currently 52 years old.

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Secondary Cast of Silent Witness

Aki Omoshaybi
plays Dr. Gabriel Folukoya (10 episodes)

Frances Tomelty

Frances Tomelty

Frances Tomelty (born 6 Oct 1948 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a Northern Irish actress and the first wife of Stin...

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Natasha Little

Natasha Little

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Natasha Little (born 2 October 1969) is a British actress. She is best known ...

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Catherine Russell

Catherine Russell

Catherine Russell was born on April 17, 1965 and is currently 59 years old.

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James D'Arcy

James D'Arcy

An English actor. His first appearances on television were small roles in the TV series Silent Witness (1996) and Dal...

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Stephen Moore

Stephen Moore

Stephen Moore was born on December 11, 1937 and passed away 4 years ago at the age of 81 on October 4, 2019.

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Sara Powell

Sara Powell

Sara Powell (born 23 June 1968) is a British-Jamaican stage, screen and voice-over actress and audiobook narrator. He...

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Nigel Terry

Nigel Terry

Nigel Terry (1945 -2015) was an English stage and film actor probably best known for his portrayal of King Arthur in ...

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Danny Webb

Danny Webb

Danny Webb is a British stage, film and television actor.

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Jo Joyner

Jo Joyner

Jo Joyner was born on May 24, 1977 in Harlow, Essex, England as Joanne Mary Joyner. She is an actress, known for East...

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Lucinda Dryzek

Lucinda Dryzek

Lucinda Dryzek was born on August 4, 1991 and is currently 32 years old.

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Idris Elba
plays Charlie (2 episodes)

Idris Elba as Charlie

Idris Elba (born 6 September 1972) is a British television, theatre, and film actor who has starred in both British a...

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Lesley Manville

Lesley Manville

Lesley Manville was born on March 12, 1956 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is a multi award-winning actress of...

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Clare Higgins
plays D.S. Farmer (8 episodes)

Clare Higgins as D.S. Farmer

Clare Frances Elizabeth Higgins (born 10 November 1955) is an award-winning English actress. Description above from ...

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Elizabeth Berrington

Elizabeth Berrington

Born in Wallasey on the Wirral in 1970, Elizabeth Berrington is an actress of British film and television, with sever...

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Noma Dumezweni

Noma Dumezweni

Noma Dumezweni (born 28 July 1984) is a South African-British actress. In 2006, she won the Laurence Olivier Award fo...

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Joseph Morgan

Joseph Morgan

Joseph Morgan (born Joseph Martin; 16 May 1981) is a British actor and director. He is best known for his role as Nik...

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Emily Joyce

Emily Joyce

Emily Sian Joyce is an English actress best known for playing the role of Janet Dawkins in the BBC comedy series My H...

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Neil Stuke

Neil Stuke

Neil Robert Stuke (born 22 February 1966 in Deal, Kent) is an English actor best known for his role of Matthew in the...

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Rory Kinnear

Rory Kinnear

Rory Kinnear (born 17 February 1978) is an English actor and playwright who has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Com...

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Freema Agyeman

Freema Agyeman

Freema Agyeman (born 20 March 1979) is an English actress who is known for playing Martha Jones and Adeola Oshodi in ...

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Michael Feast

Michael Feast

Michael Feast was born on November 25, 1946 and is currently 77 years old.

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Ramon Tikaram

Ramon Tikaram

Ramon Tikaram is a British stage and screen actor of Indo-Fijian and Southeast Asian descent.[1][2] He is known for p...

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Adrian Rawlins

Adrian Rawlins

Adrian John Rawlins (born 27 March 1958) is an English actor.

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Anthony Stewart Head

Anthony Stewart Head

Anthony Stewart Head (born 20 February 1954), usually credited as Anthony Head, is an English actor and musician. He ...

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English actor. Known for his roles on the screen and s...

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Ben Daniels

Ben Daniels

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ben Daniels (born 10 June 1964) is a British actor. A graduate of the London A...

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Phyllis Logan
plays Helen Wharton (4 episodes)

Phyllis Logan as Helen Wharton

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Phyllis Logan (born 11 January 1956) is a Scottish actress, known for playing ...

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Tom Chadbon
plays P.C. Coleman (2 episodes)

Tom Chadbon as P.C. Coleman

Tom Chadbon was born on February 27, 1946 and is currently 78 years old.

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Lynn Farleigh
plays Ann Cunningham (2 episodes)

Lynn Farleigh as Ann Cunningham

Lynn Farleigh was born on January 1, 1942 and is currently 82 years old.

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Steve Toussaint

Steve Toussaint

UK actor Steve Toussaint first appeared on the big screen in the mid-'90s with supporting roles in movies such as Jud...

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Nicholas Jones

Nicholas Jones

Nicholas Jones (born 3 April 1946) is an English character actor who has appeared on stage, film and television.

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Pip Torrens

Pip Torrens

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  Pip Torrens (born June 2, 1960) is an English actor. He studied English Lite...

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Christopher Fairbank

Christopher Fairbank

Christopher Fairbank (sometimes credited as Chris Fairbank; born 4 October 1953) is an English actor best known for h...

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Russell Tovey

Russell Tovey

Russell George Tovey (born 14 November 1981) is an English actor with numerous television, film and stage credits. To...

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Imogen Slaughter

Emma Cunniffe

Emma Cunniffe

Emma Cunniffe was born on July 3, 1973 and is currently 50 years old.

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Josette Simon

Josette Simon

Josette Patricia Simon OBE is a British actress. She trained for the stage at the Central School of Speech and Drama ...

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Rupert Procter

Ian Gelder

Ian Gelder

Ian Gelder was born on June 3, 1949 and is currently 75 years old.

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Tony Bluto

Jimi Mistry

Jimi Mistry

Jimi Mistry (born 1 January 1973) is a retired British actor. He is known for appearing in numerous films such as Eas...

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Paterson Joseph
plays Sergeant Terry Harding (2 episodes)

Paterson Joseph as Sergeant Terry Harding

Paterson Joseph (born 22 June 1964) is a British actor. He appeared in the Royal Shakespeare Company productions of K...

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Adam Best

Adam Best

Born 1983, Adam Best is an Irish actor.

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Kelly Hunter
plays Ronnie Crew (2 episodes)

Kelly Hunter as Ronnie Crew

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Kelly Hunter MBE (born 21 July 1963) is a British film, television, radio, sta...

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David Harewood
plays Angus Stuart (2 episodes)

David Harewood as Angus Stuart

David Harewood is an English actor, known for playing David Estes in Homeland and Hank Henshaw in Supergirl.

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Robert Pugh

Robert Pugh

Robert Pugh was born on January 1, 1950 and is currently 74 years old.

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Colin Salmon

Colin Salmon

Colin Salmon is a British actor best known for playing the fictional character Charles Robinson in three James Bond films.

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Terence Maynard

Terence Maynard

Terence Maynard is an English actor who is best known for appearing in the series Coronation Street. He portrayed the...

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Nitin Ganatra

Nitin Ganatra

Nitin Ganatra was born on February 21, 1968 and is currently 56 years old.

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David Quilter

David Quilter was born on June 11, 1942 and is currently 82 years old.

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Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle was born on January 1, 1961 and is currently 63 years old.

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Roger Ringrose

Leena Dhingra

Leena Dhingra

Leena Dhingra is a British Asian writer, actress and teacher.

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Elliott Tittensor
plays Scott Weston (1 episode) , (1 episode)

Elliott Tittensor as Scott Weston

Elliott John Tittensor is an English film and television actor, best known for his role of Carl Gallagher in the Chan...

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Kieran Bew

Kieran Bew

Kieran Bew is an English actor known for his roles in television series such as Da Vinci's Demons, The Street, and Wa...

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Ron Donachie

Ron Donachie

Ron Donachie was born on April 26, 1956 and is currently 68 years old.

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Shaun Parkes

Shaun Parkes

Shaun Parkes is an English actor.

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Joseph Long

Joseph Long

Joseph Long is an actor, known for American Assassin (2017), Chasing Liberty (2004) and Dracula Untold (2014)

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Tim Plester

Tim Plester

Tim Plester was born on September 10, 1970 and is currently 53 years old.

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Hugh Sachs

Michael Elwyn

Michael Elwyn

Welsh character actor of stage and screen. Since 1995, Elwyn has been the partner of the actress Alison Steadman.

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Adrian Schiller

Adrian Schiller

Adrian Schiller was born on February 21, 1964 and is currently 60 years old.

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Jonny Coyne
plays Mr. Marigold (as Jonathan Coyne) (1 episode)

Jonny Coyne as Mr. Marigold (as Jonathan Coyne)

Coyne's earliest performances were in school plays. He played leading roles in two outstanding productions: ‘The Judg...

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Tobias Menzies
plays Greg Walker (2 episodes)

Tobias Menzies as Greg Walker

Tobias Simpson Menzies (born March 7, 1974) is a British stage, television, and film actor, best known for his roles ...

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Jana Carpenter
plays Alice Delaney (1 episode)

Jana Carpenter is an American actress, singer and guitarist based in the UK.

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Jack Rowan
plays Kevin Garvey (2 episodes)

Jack Rowan as Kevin Garvey

Jack Rowan is an English actor, known for his roles as Sam in Born to Kill and Bonnie in Peaky Blinders. He has also ...

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Johann Myers
plays DCI Martin Cramer (2 episodes)

Andrew Knott
plays Nick Marlow (2 episodes)

Andrew Knott as Nick Marlow

Andrew Knott is an English film and television actor. He was trained in the Oldham Theatre Workshop. His first major...

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Radosław Kaim
plays Rudi (2 episodes)

Radosław Kaim as Rudi

Radosław Kaim was born on October 7, 1973 and is currently 50 years old.

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Li Dan
plays DS Lin (2 episodes)

Amanda Liberman
plays Teacher (1 episode)

Hugh Quarshie
plays Jomo Mashaba (2 episodes)

Hugh Quarshie as Jomo Mashaba

Hugh Anthony Quarshie (born 22 December 1954) is a Ghanaian-born British actor of stage, television, and film. Some o...

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Nicola Wright

Geraldine Somerville
plays Lydia Hamilton (2 episodes)

Geraldine Somerville as Lydia Hamilton

Geraldine Margaret Agnew-Somerville (born 19 May 1967) is an Irish actress best known for her roles as Detective Serg...

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Matthew Gravelle
plays Tom Faulkner (4 episodes)

Matthew Gravelle as Tom Faulkner

Matthew Gravelle was born on September 24, 1976 and is currently 47 years old.

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Jemma Redgrave
plays DI Jill Raymond (3 episodes)

Jemma Redgrave as DI Jill Raymond

Jemima (Jemma) Rebecca Redgrave (born 14 January 1965) is a fourth-generation English actress of the Redgrave family....

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Tristan Ruggeri
plays Luca Ross (2 episodes)

Elliot Warren
plays Lewis Harvey (1 episode)

Kevin Eldon
plays DI Dan Mason (1 episode)

Kevin Eldon as DI Dan Mason

The actor Kevin Eldon featured in the major British TV comedies of the 1990s including Fist of Fun, Knowing Me, Knowi...

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Jack Bandeira
plays Ollie (2 episodes)

Jack Bandeira as Ollie

Jack Bandeira is a British actor.

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Keir Charles
plays Michael Trask (1 episode)

Oscar Coleman
plays Dylan Trask (1 episode)

Patrick Baladi
plays Ron Radford (1 episode)

Patrick Baladi as Ron Radford

Patrick Baladi was born on December 25, 1971 and is currently 52 years old.

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Stephen Wight
plays DS Steve Galloway (2 episodes)

Stephen Wight as DS Steve Galloway

Stephen Wight (born 27 February 1980) is an award-winning British actor, who trained at the Drama Centre London. Fro...

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Annette Badland
plays Linda Fletcher (1 episode)

Annette Badland as Linda Fletcher

Annette Badland (born 26 August 1950) is an English actress known for a wide range of roles on television, radio, sta...

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Anna-Jane Casey
plays Vanessa Lloyd (1 episode)

Anna-Jane Casey as Vanessa Lloyd

Anna-Jane Casey was born on February 15, 1972 and is currently 52 years old.

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Meena Rayann
plays DI Zari Abbas (1 episode)

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