Robyn Slovo Movies and Career Information
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Actor and Producer
Robyn Slovo is a film producer. Her work includes the 2000 film Morvern Callar the 2006 film Catch a Fire and the 2011 film Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. Slovo started her career in theatre, before moving into the television and film industry, working first as a script editor and development executive for the BBC, and then as a film producer for Working Title Films and Company Pictures. Slovo is the daughter of Joe Slovo and Ruth First — both famous South Africans and major figures in the anti-apartheid struggle who lived perilous lives of exile, armed resistance, and occasional imprisonment, which ended with her mother's murder in 1982. A family memoir in the form of a feature film, A World Apart, was written by her sister Shawn Slovo and starred Barbara Hershey. She is the youngest sister of novelist Gillian Slovo and screenwriter Shawn Slovo.