Neve McIntosh

Neve McIntosh


1/1/1972, Paisley, Scotland

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Neve McIntosh


  • Neve McIntosh as Anna on Single Father
  • Neve McIntosh as Anna on Single Father
  • The Doctor (Matt Smith), Restac (Neve Mc...
  • Alaya (Neve McIntosh) and Rory (Arthur D...
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Neve McIntosh grew up in Edinburgh, where she went to Boroughmuir High School. She moved to Glasgow to attend the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, after which she was in repertory companies at Perth and at The Little Theatre on the Island of Mull. She next…more


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    • Neve McIntosh: (on acting) One of my tutors actually asked me, 'Are you doing this because you need therapy?' I'm sure a lot of people go into this profession to expunge their demons or turn negative experiences to positive benefit, and I'm not denying I wasn't one of them.

    • Neve McIntosh: At drama school, you're warned that at any one time ninety per cent of actors don't have jobs. I've been behind the counter in a dole office when other out-of-work actors have come through the door, so I know how bad the situation is. But for the past six years I've been one of the ten per cent.(interview, March 2004)

    • Neve McIntosh: (on 'Bodies') When my friends heard about this series, they were like, 'A TV drama set in an old loony bin? Send for Neve!'

    • Neve McIntosh: (on the movie 'Gypsy Woman') Me on horseback being chased across Wales by Jack Davenport.

    • Neve McIntosh: Editing often disappoints you.

    • Neve McIntosh: I was just thinking that I'd had enough, when Psychos came along. You have very slow times when you are just going mad, waiting for the phone to ring. You take all sorts of terrible jobs because you can't stand being treated like dirt by the dole office. Then the luck happens, you are in the right place at the right time and a whole sequence of Fates come together.