Celia Diana Savile Imrie is an English actress and writer who was born on July 15, 1952. She is best for her role in the Bridget Jones series, Calendar Girls (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015), Malevolent (2018), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), and the FX TV series Better Things (2016–2022).

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She is well-known in the UK for her work with Victoria Wood, which includes the sitcom Dinnerladies (1998–2000), Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (1985–1987), and Acorn Antiques: The Musical! (for which she received the 2006 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical).

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REAL NAME Celia Diana Savile Imrie
BORNJuly 15, 1952
AGE71 years old (2023)
BIRTHPLACEGuildford, Surrey
NET WORTH$78 Million
HEIGHT5 feet 5 inches (166cm)

How was the early life of Celia Imrie?

Celia Imrie is the fourth of five children born to radiologist David Andrew Imrie and Diana Elizabeth Blois. Imrie was born in Guildford, Surrey, on July 15, 1952. Her father was Scottish, born in Glasgow. Imrie is the 10th great-granddaughter of the infamous Frances Carr, Countess of Somerset.

In her hometown of Guildford, Imrie attended the independent Guildford High School. After studying lower schooling there, She attended the Guildford School of Acting. So, Imrie could pursue her career as an actor in the entertainment industry.

Celia Imrie career

She started her acting in Nanny McPhee, Hilary and Jackie (as Iris du Pré), and the 1997 movie The Borrowers, in which Imrie played Homily Clock. In addition, she starred in the movies Highlander, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Calendar Girls, and Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace as Fighter Pilot Bravo 5. She appeared in St. Trinian’s in 2007.

She played Lady Gertrude in the Gormenghast miniseries that broadcast in 2000. In the 2005 BBC television drama Mr. Harvey Lights a Candle, she starred as a teacher. She co-starred with Nicholas Lyndhurst in the BBC sitcom After You’ve Gone from 2007 to 2008, and she co-starred with Stephen Fry in the drama Kingdom from 2007 to 2009 on ITV1.

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Her American television debut was in the DC action-adventure series Legends of Tomorrow in May 2016. She debuted as Phyllis in the FX series Better Things in September 2016. Imrie took on the role of Talking Pictures as narrator for the BBC in 2021.

She got very positive reviews in her US stage debut in Unsuspecting Susan in 2005. She performed well in the 2009 West End production of Plague Over England, a play about John Gielgud. She co-starred with Robin Soans in a production of Sheridan’s The Rivals in 2010.

Imrie personal life

Imrie lives in Nice, France, as well as London. Angus Imrie is her son with actor Benjamin Whitrow. Angus plays as her on-screen son in Kingdom and has acted in other productions. His son studied performance and drama at the University of Warwick.

In the UK, Imrie is famous for her frequent partnerships with Victoria Wood. She co-starred in TV shows like the sitcom Dinnerladies and the sketch comedy Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV. She debuted as Miss Babs, owner of Acorn Antiques, a parody of the low-budget British soap opera Crossroads, on the latter program in 1985.

How much is Celia Imrie worth?

Celia Imrie is a well-known British actress who has a net worth of $78 million US dollars. Imrie is recognized as the number 1 actress at the age of 71. She made the money as a professional actress in movies. Her main source of income is acting, modeling, and brand ambassador. She is also a writer she has written many books.

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