Tilly Vosburgh
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Tilly Vosburgh

Tilly Vosburgh (born 17 December 1960) is an English actress.

Born in London, she is the daughter of Dick Vosburgh and former actress Beryl Vosburgh. She was educated at Camden School for Girls.[1]


Vosburgh's acting career began with minor roles in British television series, playing roles in The Prince and the Pauper, Grange Hill and Crown Court. She went on to star in the films Phoelix and Radio On in the early Eighties. Further TV roles included appearances in The Gentle Touch, Maria Marten, Gulliver in Lilliput, Treatment, Meantime, You'll Never See Me Again, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, Strong Poison and Minder, throughout the Eighties. Vosburgh also featured in the films The Missionary, The Pirates of Penzance, and Eric the Viking in the Eighties. In the Nineties, she appeared in five episodes of The Men's Room as Delia, and as Betty Mason in The Darling Buds of May Christmas Special in 1991; and in the 1994 film Shopping. One role that propelled her towards stardom was as 'Tilly' in the partially-improvised comedy film There's No Business... with Raw Sex (Simon Brint and Rowland Rivron) and The Oblivion Boys. She played Ella Twite in six episodes of Blackhearts in Battersea (1995-1996).

From 1997 to 1999, Vosburgh played Susan Rose in 64 episodes of the popular British soap opera EastEnders on BBC1. This major role paved the way to more work in many British TV series such as The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells, Tipping the Velvet, The Bill, Margery and Gladys, The Smoking Room, Murder Prevention, Holby City, New Tricks, Waking the Dead, The Ruby in the Smoke, Casualty and Doctors.

Vosburgh featured in films from 2000 onwards, starting with Paranoid and The Suicidal Dog in 2000, Silent Cry in 2002, Vera Drake in 2004 as well as Atonement and Boy A in 2007.'The Awakening' and 'Turnout', both released in 2011.[needs update]

She also featured in the band 'The Antelopes', a post-punk band from 1980 that featured Steve Empson, Martin Liddard, Glenn Dallender and Vince Brown. They released one single on Jungle Records in 1980, a double 'A' side "Prisoners"/"Hour of Light".

She also teaches TV and film acting at LSMT, MTA and CPA. She has written a short film 'Domestic Flight' which has played in festivals around the world.


Vosburgh is also a radio actor, and has appeared in a BBC Radio 4 Play of the day "Bringing Eddie Home" by John Peacock, based on a true story of the fight by East End couple Edna and Jack Wallace to get their son's body brought home from Aden, and the ensuing fight for the rights of British service personnel. Vosburgh played the role of the younger Edna Wallace and the play also included other ex-EastEnders actors Bill Treacher, Edna Doré, Todd Carty and Joe Absolom.

Personal life

She has two children and is married to Ade Campbell. Her son Billy played Natalie's Octopus Brother in Love Actually. Her brother Matthew 'Maf' Vosburgh was a member of the cult synth pop duo Solid Space.


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