Riann Steele

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Riann Steele
Born New York, United States
Nationality American/British
Occupation Actress

Riann Steele is an English actress.


After studying at Arts Educational Schools, London, she appeared in various Royal Shakespeare Company productions, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, Love's Labours Lost and Hamlet (including its subsequent BBC television film adaptation in 2009) alongside David Tennant. From 2009 to 2010, she played Nurse Lauren Minster in Holby City, her first feature film role was opposite Aidan Gillen in 2010's Treacle Jr..[1] In 2012, she starred in the film Sket as Shaks, the girlfriend of a violent gang leader portrayed by Ashley Walters.[2] and in Doctor Who (series 7) as Queen Nefertiti. [3] She has also appeared as Cleo, a therapist, in the Channel 4/Netflix comedy series Lovesick.


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Hamlet Lady-in-waiting
2009-2010 Holby City Lauren Minster 12 episodes
2010 Pete versus Life Episode: "Marriage of Convenience"
Treacle Jr. Linda
2011 360 Waitress
Sket Shaks
Death in Paradise Abigail Lightfoot Series 1, Episode 6
2012 Sadie J Daisy 2 episodes
Doctor Who Queen Nefertiti Episode: "Dinosaurs on a Spaceship"
2013 Misfits Naomi 1 episode
2014-2016 Lovesick Cleo 4 episodes
2016 Crazyhead Suzanne
2018 NCIS: New Orleans Sydney Halliday 4 Episodes
Ant-Man and the Wasp Catherine Starr


  1. ^ Riann Steele, the role of Linda Archived 2012-04-09 at the Wayback Machine.". Treacle Jr. Retrieved on 30 August 2012]
  2. ^ "Ones To Watch - Riann Steele | Clash Music Exclusive Interview". Clashmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-09-08. 
  3. ^ "Doctor Who Profiles/Queen-Nefertiti". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-02-03. 

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