About this actor
Phyllis Logan (born 11 January 1956) is a Scottish actress. Logan was educated at Johnstone High School in Johnstone, Renfrewshire. After school she graduated from The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama with the coveted James Bridie Gold Medal in 1977. After graduation she joined the Dundee Repertory Theatre. She left in 1979 to work on stage in Edinburgh. She also worked regularly on Scottish television. On the BBC Scotland production, The White Bird Passes, she first met writer-director Michael Radford. In his first feature film, Another Time, Another Place in 1982, he cast her in the leading role of Janie. In that role she won a Gold Award for Best Actress at the Taormina Film Festival and the Evening Standard Award for Best Actress in 1983 and the BAFTA Award for the Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film in 1984. She has also had parts in the 1996 Mike Leigh film Secrets & Lies and a regular role as Lady Jane Felsham in the television series Lovejoy. Logan provided the...