Saffron Burrows

Born Oct 22, 1972

Saffron Domini Burrows is an English actress who has appeared in such films as In the Name of the Father (1994), Circle of Friends (1995), Deep Blue Sea (1999), Enigma (2001), Troy (2004), Reign Over Me (2007) and The Bank Job (2008), as well as starring as Lorraine Weller on Boston Legal (2007–2008), Dr. Norah Skinner on My Own Worst Enemy (2008) and Det. Serena Stevens on Law & Order: Criminal Intent.… Read More

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1972 Birth Born on October 22, 1972.


1993 20 Years Old Burrows made her film debut in 1993 with a small role in Jim Sheridan's In the Name of the Father.
1995 22 Years Old Her first significant acting roles came in 1995, as an ambitious young Irishwoman in Circle of Friends. … Read More
1999 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999 she appeared in Mike Figgis’ experimental film The Loss of Sexual Innocence, in which she played twins: one raised in England, the other in Italy. … Read More
2002 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Mike Figgis' ensemble feature Hotel followed, re-uniting Burrows with some colleagues from Timecode, including Salma Hayek and Danny Huston in Venice, where she played the Duchess of Malfi. In 2002, she had a cameo role in Hayek's produced biopic Frida. … Read More


2004 31 Years Old In 2004, she played the part of Andromache in Troy.
2005 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2005, she created the role of Janey in the world premiere of Earthly Paradise at the Almeida Theatre. … Read More
2006 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Burrows was the female lead in the New Zealand thriller Perfect Creature. … Read More
2007 34 Years Old On television, Burrows played attorney Lorraine Weller on ABC's Boston Legal (Season 4) from 2007–08.
She starred on NBC's 2008 series, My Own Worst Enemy.
In 2010, she starred as Detective Serena Stevens on Law & Order: Criminal Intent, departing at the end of the ninth season.
2012 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, Burrows performed opposite Rob Lowe in the political comedy Knife Fight. … Read More


2013 40 Years Old In 2013 and 2014, Burrows joined the ranks of the Marvel Cinematic Universe on the ABC television show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. where she played the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Victoria Hand in a recurring role. … Read More
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