The actress plays Rebecca, but who is her husband?

Elaine Cassidy portrays Rebecca in Channel 5’s thriller Intruder, but who is her famous soapman?

What else was she in? And how old is she?

Everything you need to know is here.


Elaine Cassidy as Rebecca in Intruder (Image credit: Channel 5)

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Who is Elaine Cassidy and what did she appear in?

Elaine is an Irish actress and producer.

Her films include 2001’s Disco Pigs, starring Peaky Blinders’ actor Cillian Murphy.

She starred alongside Nicole Kidman in The Others in 2001 and as the title role in Felicias Reise 1999.

TV viewers will recognize her as the main character Abby Mills on the US TV series Harper’s Island for CBS.

She portrayed Amy Harris in The Ghost Squad, Katherine Glendenning in The Paradise, and DC Dinah Kowalska in No Offense.

She famously starred as Maud Lily in the 2005 adaptation of Fingersmith, in which she began an affair with Sally Hawkins’ character Sue.

More recently, she played Louisa De Clermont in A Discovery of Witches.

Who does she play in Intruder?

Elaine Cassidy plays the wealthy journalist Rebecca who works for a local newspaper.

She is married to a controversial but famous DJ, Sam, who is played by Tom Meeten.

They seem to lead a beautiful life until burglars break into their house.

Sam kills one of the thieves even though he tried to escape.

Elaine Cassidy and Tom Meeten play Rebecca and Sam in Intruder (Image credit: Channel 5)
Elaine Cassidy and Tom Meeten play Rebecca and Sam in Intruder (Image credit: Channel 5)

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How old is intruder star Elaine Cassidy?

Elaine Cassidy was born on December 31, 1979 in Kilcoole, County Wicklow, Ireland.

She is currently 41 years old.

Who is Elaine married to?

Elaine has been married to actor Stephen Lord since December 31, 2007.

They met on the set of The Truth in 2005.

The couple now resides in Greenwich, London with their daughter Kila, born on September 16, 2009, and their son Lynott, born on January 23, 2013.

Of course, soap fans will recognize Stephen for his role as Jase Brown in EastEnders.

He has also starred in Marcella, Casualty, Shameless, and Penny Dreadful.

Elaine Cassidy and husband Stephen Lord
Elaine Cassidy and husband Stephen Lord attend the ‘La Soiree’ press night at the Southbank Center in London (Image Credit: Splash)

What is Intruder on C5 all about?

Intruder is a four-part thriller about a botched burglary.

After a dinner party, the chic home of the wealthy couple Sam and Rebecca is broken into.

One of the intruders escapes, but Sam turns the other one and stabs him.

Fearing arrest, the two try to recreate the stabbing scene together with their friend Angela.

They call the police, but present Sam’s actions as self-defense.

Police join in their claims until the family liaison officer, Bailey, becomes suspicious.

After speaking to the victim’s father, she is convinced that he was murdered in cold blood.

Will the power couple get away with it? Or will justice prevail?

Intruder will continue on Channel 5 at 9 p.m. on Tuesday (April 6), Wednesday (April 7), and Thursday (April 8) 2021.

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