Stella Gonet (born 8 May 1963 in Greenock,[1] Scotland) is a Scottish theatre, film and TV actress.


 [hide*1 Career


Gonet trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and is known for playing Beatrice Eliott, one of the two lead roles, in three series of the television drama The House of Eliott, and Chief Executive Officer Jayne Graysonin the medical drama Holby City. She also has appeared in CasualtyThe Crow RoadDalziel and PascoeThe Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Foyle's WarOutnumberedLewis and played a villain in the mini-series The Secret.

Gonet's screen credits include For Queen and CountryNicholas Nickleby, and Red Mercury.

Gonet also has acted extensively in the theatre. She appeared as Ophelia opposite Daniel Day-Lewis as Hamlet in the Royal National Theatre production of Hamlet.

Personal life[edit]Edit

In 2005 Gonet married English actor, Nicholas Farrell (the couple co-starred in an episode of The Roman Mysteries as Queen Berenice of Judea and Emperor Titus, and as Mr. and Mrs. Musgrove in ITV's 2007 production of Jane Austen's Persuasion). Gonet has one daughter, Natasha born in 2000.[2] She comes from a family of twelve children and four of her sisters are nurses.[2] Gonet's nephew, Stefan Gonet, is currently a goalkeeper with Clydebank F.C..

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