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Biography #2 (for Troy)

Saffron Burrows began studying acting as a child in youth theatre, before making her major film debut in Jim Sheridan's In the Name of the Father, starring Daniel Day-Lewis. She came to the attention of international audiences with her second role, as an Irish girl seduced by a morally suspect Englishman (Colin Firth) in Circle of Friends, starring Minnie Driver and Chris O'Donnell.

Burrows' film work ranges from art-house dramas such as Miss Julie and Timecode, to Deep Blue Sea and the mob drama Gangster #1 starring Malcolm McDowell, Paul Bettany and David Thewlis. Most recently, she starred in Michael Apted's box office hit Enigma, and appeared in the critically praised Frida.

Burrows will start production in New Zealand this spring in Perfect Creature with Dougray Scott.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "Troy" (17-Jun-2004)

Biography #3 (for Time Code)

Saffron Burrows previously worked with Mike Figgis in his adaptation of Miss Julie, starring as the title character, a strong, sensuous, sexually predatory aristocrat driven to the edge of sanity. She also starred in Figgis' One Night Stand and The Loss of Sexual Innocence. Burrows most recently was seen by American audiences in Renny Harlin's hit thriller Deep Blue Sea with Samuel L. Jackson. She made her film debut as Jodie in Ngozieah Onwurah's Welcome to the Terra Dome before taking a small role in Jim Sheridan's In The Name of the Father. Her first major role was in Pat O'Connor's Circle of Friends with Minnie Driver and Colin Firth, followed by Craig Rosenberg's Hotel de Love. Her other films include Gary Tieche's Nevada, Mark Joffe's Matchmaker and Chris Roberts' Wing Commander. Burrows has also appeared on European television, including the French productions Meutre En Ardeche and Extreme Limits, and the British productions Full Stretch, directed by Antonia Bird, The Big One for Granada TV, Ngozieah Onwurah's I Bring You Frankincense and Dennis Potter's final work, Karaoke. For the stage, she recently appeared in Tasmin Oglesby's Two Lips Indifferent Red.

Bio courtesy Screen Gems for "Time Code" (01-Jan-2000)