Heida Reed: A Rising Star in the Film Industry


Heida Reed – Poldark

Heida Reed is an Icelandic actress who has been making waves in the entertainment industry since she made her debut in 2009. She is best known for her roles in the BBC series “Poldark,” where she plays the lead character Elizabeth Poldark. Reed has also appeared in a number of other films and television series, including “FBI: International” and “Against the Ice.” She is quickly becoming a rising star in the film industry, with many fans eagerly awaiting her next projects.

Early Life

Heida Reed was born in Reykjavík, Iceland, on 22 May 1988. Her father was a music teacher and her mother a dental hygienist. When she was twenty, she settled in London, where she studied drama at the Drama Centre London.


Reed made her debut in 2009 acting in “Camus’s Cross Purpose” at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, but her big break came in 2015 when she was cast as the lead in the BBC series “Poldark.” She has also had roles in films such as “Against the Ice,” “One Day,” and television series such as “FBI: International” and “Stella Blómkvist,” which was a success in Iceland and quickly became available in the Nordic countries, the United States and Australia.


One Day (2011)

Heida Reed played the role of a young woman called Ingrid. The film shows Dexter (Jim Sturgess) and Emma (Anne Hathaway) on the same day over 20 years after graduating from university.

Jo (2013)

Heida Reed’s main role was in the French police procedural television series “Jo.” She plays the role of Jo’s estranged daughter. The movie follows Jo Saint-Clair, a veteran detective in Paris elite Criminal Brigade tackling the city’s most challenging murder cases.

Poldark (2015-2019)

Heida Reed starred as the lead in the BBC series “Poldark,” which aired from 2015 to 2019. She played the role of Elizabeth Poldark, the love interest of the main character Ross Poldark.

Stella Blómkvist (2017-2021)

In “Stella Blómkvist” Heida Reed played lawyer Stella Blómkvist, who is called to defend a client suspected of murdering the assistant of the Icelandic Prime Minister.

Against the Ice (2022)

Heida Reed’s main role was in the Icelandic historical survival film “Against the Ice.” She played Naja Holm who is the lover of the Danish explorer Captain Ejnar Mikkelsen. The film follows two explorers that fight to survive after they’re left behind while on a Denmark expedition in ice-covered Greenland.

FBI: International (2021- present)

In “FBI: International” Heida Reed played the role of Jamie Kellet, an FBI Special Agent who is the team’s second-in-command. The television series follows members of the FBI’s international “Fly Team.”


Heida Reed is a rising star in the film industry and is quickly becoming a household name. Her impressive performances in films and television series such as “Poldark” show she is a talented actress with a bright future ahead of her!

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