English stand-up comedian who starred in her own '80s television show, Victoria Wood As Seen On TV. She won a 2007 BAFTA Best Actress award for her role in Housewife, 49, which aired on ITV1 in 2006.
She earned a degree in Drama from the University of Birmingham.
She won the ATV talent show New Faces in 1974.
She separated from Geoffrey Durham in 2002, after 22 years of marriage. She had a son named Henry and a daughter named Grace.
She co-starred in the television series Dinnerladies with Thelma Barlow from 1998 to 2000.