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Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh
Born 15 September 1976 (1976-09-15) (age 33)
London, England
Other name(s) Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
Years active 1998–present

Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh (born 15 September 1976)[1] is an English actress, known for portraying Elizabeth in Falling for a Dancer and Dr Zara Carmichael in Doctors.



Born in London,[1] Dermot-Walsh is the daughter of Irish actor Dermot Walsh and his third wife, actress Elisabeth Knox (née Scott).[2][3] She has a sister and also a half-sister and half-brother from her father’s previous marriages.[3]

Dermot-Walsh attended West Heath School, and later trained at RADA.[2] She is the fifth generation to act in her family.[4]


Dermot-Walsh made her television debut in the television film Falling for a Dancer. She has also appeared in Love in a Cold Climate, Unfinished Business, Midsomer Murders and Holby City. In 2009 she joined the regular cast of BBC soap opera Doctors, playing Dr Zara Carmichael.

Her theatre credits include Ring Round the Moon, The Country Wife, The Misanthrope, The Life of Galileo and Rebecca, opposite Nigel Havers.[5]




Year Show Role Notes
1998 Falling for a Dancer Elizabeth Television film
1999 Unfinished Business Rachel (9 episodes) Sitcom
Cleopatra Octavia Television film
2001 Love in a Cold Climate Linda Radlett Mini-series
2002 Bertie and Elizabeth Lillibet Television film
2003 Murphy's Law Kate Jennings
- Electric Bill (2003)
TV series
My Hero Charlotte
- It's All in the Mind (2003)
Agatha Christie's Poirot: Sad Cypress Elinor Carlisle Television film
2004 The Rivals Julia Melville Performance at Bristol Old Vic, recorded for DVD
2005 Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky Mrs Sanderson-Chantry Television film
Love Soup Roberta Samms
- War Is Heck (2005)
2007 The Commander Thelma
- The Fraudster (2007)
Police drama
2008 Midsomer Murders Beth Porteous
- Blood Wedding (2008)
Police drama
Fiona's Story Emma Television film
2009 Holby City Elizabeth Farrington
- Proceed with Caution (2009)
Medical drama
Doctors Dr Zara Carmichael (2009-present) Soap opera


Year Film Role Notes
2009 From Time to Time Joan - Tolly's mother



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