Trudie Styler

Trudie Styler

Actor, Producer, Director


Trudie Styler is an English actor, producer, director, activist, and philanthropist. She was born in Midsomer Norton, Somerset, England on 6th November 1954. Styler began her career as an actress, appearing in films such as Quadrophenia, The Bride, and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. She also appeared in a number of television shows, including a recurring role in the series The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

In addition to her acting career, Styler has also become a successful producer and director. She is best known for her work as a producer on the movie adaptation of the musical Rent, which was released in 2005. She also produced and directed the drama series Moon, which premiered in 2019. She also directed the film Freak Show, which was released in 2018.

Aside from her work in the film industry, Styler has also been an active philanthropist. She founded the Rainforest Foundation UK in 1989, which works to protect and sustain the world’s rainforests and their inhabitants. Over the years, she has also been involved in various other initiatives, such as the Make Trade Fair Campaign, which seeks to combat poverty and inequality through fair trade practices.

Styler is also an advocate for the arts and has been involved in several projects to promote creativity and education. She is a patron of the British Film Institute, a trustee of the National Theatre, and a board member of the International Rescue Committee. In 2020, she co-founded the #MeToo Survivors Foundation, which provides support to survivors of sexual harassment and assault.

In recognition of her work in the film and television industry, Styler has received a number of awards and accolades. In 2006, she was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Bristol. In 2007, she was made an Officer of the British Empire, and in 2009, she was inducted into the Women in Film & Television Hall of Fame.

Trudie Styler is a talented and dedicated filmmaker and philanthropist who has made a significant contribution to both the film and television industry and to the world at large. Through her work, she has helped to raise awareness of important issues, fight inequality, and promote creativity and education.


Jan. 6, 1954

Place of birth

Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England