Frances Barber

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Birthday
13, 1958
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
13, 1958 (age 61)
Birthplace
England

About

After being nominated for the prestigious Olivier Award for her role as Marguerite in a mid-1980s English stage production of Camille, she went on to perform in a 2001 production of the Pet Shop Boys' musical Closer to Heaven and in a Royal Shakespeare Company production of Anton Chekhov's famous play The Seagull.

Before Fame

Early in her career, she acted in theatrical productions of Ooh La La (at the Hull Truck Theatre), Space Ache (at the Tricycle Theatre), and Othello (at the Oxford Playhouse).

Trivia

She appeared in two 2011 episodes of Doctor Who.

Family Life

She grew up in Wolverhampton, England and later studied at Bangor University in Wales.

Associated With

She acted with her close friend Sir Ian McKellen in several theatrical productions, including the Old Vic theatre's Aladdin and a Trevor Nunn-directed production of Shakespeare's King Lear.

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