Sunday, October 22, 2017

Happy Birthday to Mozart in the Jungle's Saffron Burrows

Saffron Burrows was born today, October 22, in 1972. She is an English-American actress. Burrows has appeared in films such as Circle of Friends, Wing Commander, Deep Blue Sea, Gangster No. 1, Enigma, Troy, Reign Over Me, and The Bank Job. On the small screen she's starred as Lorraine Weller on Boston Legal, Dr. Norah Skinner on My Own Worst Enemy, Detective Serena Stevens on Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

Burrows was born in London, England. She had a successful modelling career, she turned to acting. In 2009, Burrows became an American citizen.

She stars currently in the Amazon produced show Mozart in the Jungle as Cynthia Taylor, a philandering cellist with the New York Symphony. The series began in 2014.

Burrows is bisexual, and has said that she "prefers the company of women." She was previously engaged to actor Alan Cumming in the 1990s, and dated director Mike Figgis for 5 years until 2002. 

Burrows married writer Alison Balian, her girlfriend of 6 years, in August 2013. Burrows gave birth to their son in 2012, and their daughter Daisy Alice Winnie in January 2017.

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