Daniel Deronda: Who's Who

Mrs. Davilow Mrs. Davilow
played by Amanda Root

Gwendolen's anxious mother, Mrs. Davilow, is a faded beauty whose priority is pleasing her brilliant daughter.

Amanda Root's subtle but effective performances have ensured that she is often seen on stage and screen. She has acted with the Royal Shakespeare Company, appeared in several Masterpiece Theatre productions including Persuasion, Breaking the Code, Anna Karenina and The Forsyte Saga (2002).