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Amy Hoggart

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14, 1986
Washington, DC
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14, 1986 (age 36)
Washington, DC


Known best for her starring role as Poppy Carlton in the BBC America comedy series Almost Royal (a mock reality TV show that she also co-wrote), this American-born English actress went on to appear as Sally in the humorous film Headlock Security.

Before Fame

Before beginning her screen acting career, she was a successful stand-up comedienne.


She created a comedic, feline fanatic character known as Pattie Brewster and published a humor book -- Pattie Brewster's Guide to Life/Pattie -- from the character's point of view.

Family Life

Her father, Simon Hoggart, was a radio host; a political journalist for The Guardian; and a wine critic for The Spectator. He died of pancreatic cancer in 2014, leaving behind Amy; her brother Richard; and her psychologist mother, Alyson.

Associated With

She and fellow English comedian Ed Gamble co-starred in and co-wrote Almost Royal.