Francesca Martinez

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Birthday
5, 1978
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
5, 1978 (age 40)
Birthplace
London, England

About

English stand-up comedian who has performed sold-out shows in countries around the globe, including Australia, Ireland, Singapore and the United States. She has cerebral palsy and is known as a strong advocate for the disabled, for which she has been recognized with honors like the Public Affairs Achiever of the Year Award.

Before Fame

She began appearing on the BBC1 children's drama series Grange Hill in 1994. She would go on to appear in more than 60 episodes of the show.

Trivia

Her 2014 book What the **** is Normal?! became a bestseller and was nominated for the Chortle Comedy "Best Book" Award as well as The Bread And Roses Radical Publishing Award.

Family Life

Her father is Spanish and her mother is English and Swedish.

Associated With

She portrayed actress Kate Winslet on the BBC comedy Extras.