Most recognizable to international audiences for her lead role in Shaun of the Dead (2004), Kate Ashfield is a powerful British actress known for superlative and award-winning work in This Little Life (2003) (TV) (B.I.F.A. nomination, Best Actress), Late Night Shopping (2001) (B.I.F.A. Best Actress Award), and countless others. She has been seen in classical and contemporary television and film roles, and she continues to build a varied and exciting list of credits.
2001: Named as one of European films' Shooting Stars by European Film Promotion.
She is from Birmingham, England and now lives in London.