Carolyn Seymour

Equally at home in a Hollywood Blockbuster or a British cult comedy or drama, Carolyn has been a regular voice artist at the Big Finish audio company. She has recently Reprised her the role of Abby Grant in the BBC cult sci-fi television series Survivors and Doctor Who audio adventures opposite Tom Baker. Additionally, she has recorded several audio plays for the L.A. Theatre Works, including Alan Ayckbourn’s Table Manners and Living Together, and Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls and Oedipus The King.

She has recorded numerous audio books – amongst the Pride and Prejudice, Wuthering Heights, The Rose Labyrinth and The Patience Stone.

With a long and impressive list of television credits both in the UK and America, Carolyn has appeared in several episodes of the worldwide hit, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the sinister Mrs Templeton in Star Trek: Voyager. Additionally she has made memorable appearances in the BBC’s Survivors, Babylon 5, Quantum Leap, The Twilight Zone, Magnum P.I., Murder She Wrote (several guest appearances), Tales From The Dark Side, Malcolm In The Middle, Modesty Blaise, LA Law, ER, Remington Steel, Cagney and Lacey, Edward The Seventh, Space 1999, and Family Ties with Michael J. Fox.

Her feature films include: Ruling Class opposit Peter O’Toole (directed by Peter Medak), Mortal Combat, Condor, I Witness, and Bad Timing – directed by Nicolas Roeg. The Last Ninja, The Assignment (directed by Mats Arehn), Gumshoe opposite Albert Finney (directed by Stephen Frears ), The Odd Job (directed Peter Medak), The Bitch, Zorro The Gay Blade (directed by Peter Medak), Mr. Mom with Michael Keaton, A Smile In The Dark (directed by Ulli Lommel), Steptoe & Son and Congo (directed by Frank Marshall ).

Carolyn is also a much employed voice actress for animated, film and video games. Among the many popular titles are Gears of War playing Queen Myrrh, Mass Effect as the voice of Dr. Chakwas., Star Wars: The Phantom Menace as the voice of Shmi Skywalker, Superman The Animated Series, Armed And Dangerous, Indiana Jones, Star Wars: Knights Of the Old Republic and Star Wars: Jedi Knights.

Her work in the theatre includes, The Great Exhibition at The Hampstead Theatre opposite David Warner (directed by Sir Richard Eyre). She also played Ophelia in Hamlet at The Globe Theatre (now The Gielgud), which was directed by Peter Coe and produced by Sam Wanamaker; On Approval with Kenneth More and Moray Watson at The Vaudeville Theatre, and The Prodigal Daughter with Wilfred Hyde–White at the Theatre Royal, Brighton (directed by Roger Redfarn). At the Pasadena Playhouse in LA, she appeared in School For Scandal (directed by Brian Bedford), and Hay Fever on Broadway, playing Myra Arundel (directed by Brian Murray).

Trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama.

‘Route de l’Eglise’ read by Carolyn Seymour

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