Serena Gordon

Serena Gordon
Born (1963-09-03) 3 September 1963
London, England, UK
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Tim Laurence (divorced in 2011)
(two children)
Adam Douglas (2013–present)

Serena Gordon (born 3 September 1963) is an English actress. She is probably best known for playing the role of Acting Superintendent Amanda Prosser in the long running ITV drama The Bill as well as her role in the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye as the MI6 psychological and psychiatric evaluator Caroline.

Life and career

Born in London, she is the daughter of property consultant Ian Strathearn Gordon, and magistrate Nicola Mary Gordon. She studied at RADA in the same year as Jane Horrocks, where the two became best friends. After college they shared a flat in Bayswater. They shared their joint 30th birthday party at the Groucho Club.[1]

Gordon separated from her husband, Tim Laurence in 2011. Together they still run the UK branch of the Hoffman Institute, which presents a psychological programme founded by Bob Hoffman in 1967. They have two sons.

In 2013, Serena Gordon married Adam Douglas who is an antiquarian books dealer, with two children Raphael and Brigit Douglas, in Arundel, West Sussex.


Year Film Character
1987 The New Statesman – Episode: Passport to Freedom (TV) Victoria
1987 Queenie (miniseries) Prunella Rumsey
1988 Hannay – Episdode: Death with Due Notice (TV) Simone Angeketell
1988 Tumbledown (TV) Phyllida
1989 Act of Will (TV) Gwen
1989 A Tale of Two Cities – TV mini-series Lucie Manette
1989 After the War – TV mini-series Annie Rose
1989 Till We Meet Again – TV mini-series Jane Longbridge
1989 The Shell Seekers (TV) Annabel
1990 Kinsey – TV series Tricia Mabbott
1993 The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes – Episode: The Master Blackmailer Lady Eva Blackwell
1993 Riders (TV) Janey Henderson
1993 Dancing Queen (TV) Sophie
1994 99–1 – TV series Serena Wise
1994 The House of Windsor – TV series Caroline Finch
1994 Blue Heaven – Episode No.1.4 Shereen
1995 Chiller – Episode: Toby Louise Knight
1995 GoldenEye Caroline
1996 Tales from the Crypt – Episode: The Kidnapper Unknown
1997 For My Baby Molly
1997 Diana & Me Sarah
1999 Tom's Midnight Garden Melody Long
1999 Aristocrats Caroline
2000 The House of Mirth Gwen Stepney
2000 Other People's Children 2 episodes Elizabeth
2001 Monarch of the Glen – Episode No.2.1 Mary
2001 Messiah (TV) Alison Reeves
2003 Silent Witness – Episode: Answering Fire Part 1 Sally Bowman
2004 Murder City – Episode: Under the Skin Maxine Hulme
2005 Heartless (TV) Shona
2005 The Bill – 9 episodes Acting Superintendent Amanda Prosser
2006 Natasha Jan Loomis
2007 Holby City – Episode: Bitter from the Sweet Elaine Taylor
2002–2008 Midsomer Murders – 2 episodes Ginny Sharp (Market for Murder) and Christina Finleyson (Midsomer Life)


  1. "How we met: Serena Gordon and Jane Horrocks". The Independent. 15 September 1996.

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