Amanda Burton Biography, Age, Family, Spouses, Height and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Amanda Burton. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.

  1. What does Amanda do for a living?
  2. Who are Amanda’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Amanda’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Amanda married or does she have a boyfriend?
  5. Does Amanda have any children?
  6. Where is Amanda now?
  7. How tall is Amanda Burton?
  8. How much money does Amanda earn?
  9. What is Amanda’s net worth?

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Who is Amanda Burton?

Irene Amanda Burton is a Northern Irish actress, well known for her television roles such as Heather Haversham in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside. She has also played Beth Glover in Peak Practice, Sam Ryan in the BBC crime drama collection Silent Witness. Additionally as Katherine Maguire in the ITV detective collection Marcella, Clare Blake in The Commander, and Karen Fisher in Waterloo Road.

Amanda Burton Career

Despite being well-known for her roles on television, Amanda had worked exclusively in the theatre. This was before landing the role of Heather Haversham in Channel 4’s Liverpool-based flagship drama series Brookside. She started to lose sympathy with her character and left after almost four years in the role, in which time Heather had become of the show’s most popular residents of Brookside Close. After leaving she got other television works which include guest appearances in various peak-time drama collections. They included Minder, Inspector Morse, Medics, Stay Lucky, Boon, Van Der Valk, and Lovejoy.

Amanda starred together with Kevin Whately in Peak Practice in 1993. She also played the position of Doctor Beth Glover in the medical drama collection, based in Derbyshire’s Peak District, for three series till her departure in 1995. Burton got the main role of Professor Sam Ryan in the BBC drama Silent Witness in 1996. The movie was highly acclaimed and she played the role until 2004. Later she took the position of Prosecutor Helen West in a collection based on Frances Fyfield’s novels. She portrayed Aunt Polly in a 2003 remake of Pollyanna and Commander Clare Blake in Lynda La Plante’s drama The Commander.

Burton performed in the sixth series of BBC drama Waterloo Road as the new headteacher, Karen Fisher in 2010 and left the show in 2011. Later she played in BBC1’s Celebrity Masterchef and made it through to the semi-finals. In Autumn 2016, Amanda portrayed the gangster’s wife Cherie Le Saux in the ITV drama The Level. In 2020 she had a leading role as crime family matriarch Katherine Maguire in the third season of Marcella.

A photo of Amanda Burton

A photo of Amanda Burton

How old is Amanda Burton?

Irene Amanda Burton is aged 64 as of 2021, she was born in Derry, Northern Ireland on October 10, 1956. She shares her birthday with famous people such as Addison Rae, Kim Kardashian, Cardi B, Andrew McCutchen, Ben Vereen, Bradley Whitford, Brett Favre, among others.

Amanda Burton Family

Who are Amanda’s parents?

Irene Amanda Burton was born in Derry, Northern Ireland to her parents. Amanda’s father was a primary school headmaster at Ballougry Primary School. She grew up in Derry, Northern Ireland, and later moved to England at age 18. More information about her parents is not known to the public.

Does Amanda have siblings?

Irene Amanda was born the youngest among four sisters. She has three older siblings, all are girls. Their names or ages are not known as she has not revealed any information about them.

Amanda Burton Education

Burton attended Ballougry Primary School, where her father was the headmaster as a child. Later she joined and studied at Londonderry High school and studied drama for three years at the Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre.

Amanda Interests

Burton has interests in helping the needy and is an ambassador for The Children’s Trust, the UK’s number one charity for children with brain injury and neurodisability.

Amanda Burton Spouses

Burton is currently divorced. While at Manchester School of Theatre, Amanda met theatre technician Jonathan Hartley. They married in 1976 but later divorced in 1982. In 1989, she married professional photographer Sven Arnstein and was blessed with two children. However, the couple divorced in 2004.

Amanda Burton Children

Burton has two beautiful children, daughters Phoebe Marie, born in 1989, and Bris Irina, born in 1991.

Where does Amanda Burton reside?

Amanda presently resides in Hastings, East Sussex.

Amanda Burton Height

The Silent Witness actress has a fit body with a height of 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) and a body weight of 65 kg.

Amanda Burton Net Worth

Burton has been an active professional actress from 1981 to date and has garnered an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2021.





1982—1986BrooksideHeather Haversham143 episodes; Channel 4
1987—1988BoonMargaret DalySeries 2–3; 14 episodes; ITV
1988Inspector MorseMirella LunghiEpisode: “The Settling of the Sun”, ITV
1989Where There’s A WillAliceTV Movie; ITV
Frederick Forsyth PresentsNicolaEpisode: “A Casualty of War”, ITV
1990MedicsVikkiEpisode: “Jessica”, ITV
The Storyteller: Greek MythsAithra1 episode; ITV
1991Van der ValkElly van RoekelEpisode: “Doctor Hoffmann’s Children”, ITV
Stay LuckyJane HiggsEpisode: “The Food of Love”, ITV
1992LovejoyBonnie WrightEpisode: “Kids”, BBC One
1993MinderProsecuting CounselEpisode: “Looking for Mr. Goodtime”, ITV
1993—1995Peak PracticeDr. Beth Glover/KerruishSeries 1–3; 36 episodes; ITV
1996Screen TwoRosie WillisEpisode: “The Precious Blood”, BBC Two
1996—2004,2022Silent WitnessDr. Sam RyanSeries 1–8,22; 54 episodes; BBC One
1998The GiftLynnTV Movie; BBC One
1999ForgottenRachel Monroe/Carla Hayden3 episodes; ITV
2000Little BirdRachel LewisTV Movie; ITV
2001The Whistle-BlowerLaura Tracey2 episodes; BBC One
2002The Helen West CasebookHelen West3 episodes; ITV
DinotopiaRosemary1 episode; ABC
2003PollyannaAunt PollyTV Movie; ITV
2003—2008The CommanderCommander Clare BlakeSeries 1–5; 17 episodes; ITV
2009Agatha Christie’s MarpleSister ClotildeEpisode: “Nemesis”, ITV
2010—2011Waterloo RoadKaren FisherSeries 6–Series 7; 30 episodes; BBC One
2015Midsomer MurdersCarole LatimerEpisode: “Murder by Magic”, ITV
2016The LevelCherie Le Saux6 episodes; ITV
2020White House FarmJune Bamber6 episodes; ITV
MarcellaKatherine Maguire8 episodes; ITV
2021Anne BoleynAnne Shelton