Zoe Tapper

Biography: Zoe Tapper (born 1980 in Bromley, South East London)[1] is a British actress who first came to prominence playing Nell Gwynne in Richard Eyre's award-winning film Stage Beauty in 2004. She is known for portraying Anya Raczynski in Survivors and Mina Harker in Demons.On stage Tapper has appeared in Epitaph for George Dillon in the West End, and Othello at Shakespeare's Globe.

Following her film debut in Stage Beauty, Tapper played Gwendolyn in Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005), alongside Joan Plowright, and Diana Shaw in These Foolish Things (2006), alongside Anjelica Huston. Her television credits include Mary Collins in A Harlot's Progress for Channel 4, Jane in Oliver Parker's The Private Life of Samuel Pepys, Gemma in the first series of the Sky One drama Hex and Jenny Maple in the BBC miniseries 20,000 Streets Under the Sky. She also played Hermia in ShakespeaRe-Told: A Midsummer Night's Dream, the 2005 BBC adaptation/modernisation of Shakespeare's play of the same
Zoe Tapper (born 1980 in Bromley, South East London)[1] is a British actress who first came to prominence playing Nell Gwynne in Richard Eyre's award-winning film Stage Beauty in 2004. She is known for portraying Anya Raczynski in Survivors and Mina Harker in Demons.On stage Tapper has appeared in Epitaph for George Dillon in the West End, and Othello at Shakespeare's Globe.

Following her film debut in Stage Beauty, Tapper played Gwendolyn in Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005), alongside Joan Plowright, and Diana Shaw in These Foolish Things (2006), alongside Anjelica Huston.

Her television credits include Mary Collins in A Harlot's Progress for Channel 4, Jane in Oliver Parker's The Private Life of Samuel Pepys, Gemma in the first series of the Sky One drama Hex and Jenny Maple in the BBC miniseries 20,000 Streets Under the Sky. She also played Hermia in ShakespeaRe-Told: A Midsummer Night's Dream, the 2005 BBC adaptation/modernisation of Shakespeare's play of the same name.

In 2008 Tapper portrayed Sheila Steafel in the BBC television play The Curse of Steptoe and Anya Raczynski in the BBC remake of Survivors, alongside Max Beesley, Paterson Joseph and Julie Graham. She also played Selina Dawes in the ITV1 adaptation of the novel Affinity, opposite Anna Madeley as Margaret Prior. It premiered at the Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, and in the UK on Sunday 28 December 2008 on ITV1.

In 2009 Tapper appeared in the ITV1 fantasy drama series Demons as blind vampire-turned-monster hunter Mina Harker.[2]. She also plays Effie Gray in the BBC Two period drama Desperate Romantics.
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Zoe Tapper's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 56
Highest Metascore: 67 Mrs Palfrey at The Claremont
Lowest Metascore: 44 Blood
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
4 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
44 Blood Aug 9, 2013 Jemma Venn 6.0
49 Cheerful Weather for the Wedding Dec 7, 2012 Evelyn Graham 5.0
67 Mrs Palfrey at The Claremont Nov 25, 2005 Gwendolyn 8.2
64 Stage Beauty Oct 8, 2004 Nell Gwynn 8.3