Joanna Lumley is best known to television audiences on both sides of the Atlantic for starring as Patsy in the hugely successful comedy series "Absolutely Fabulous," nicknamed "Ab Fab" by its loyal fans. She won the 1993 and 1995 BAFTA Comedy Performance of the Year for Best Comedy Actress and Top Comedy Personality for the role. She recently united with her "Ab Fab" co-star Jennifer Saunders in BBC's comedy "Clatterford" and also had roles in "Mistresses" and "Sensitive Skin."

Joanna Lumley began her career as a fashion model before taking up acting. Her theatrical credits include a production of "The Letter" at the Lyric Theater, Hammersmith, "Move Over Darling," "Private Lives," "Noel and Gertie," "Hedda Gabler," "Blithe Spirit," "The Cherry Orchard," "The Revenger's Comedy," "Vanilla," "In Praise of Rattigan," "An Ideal Husband," "The End of My Old Cigar," "Don't Just Lie There, Say Something," and "Who Shall I Be Tomorrow?" at Greenwich.

Lumley's early television work in Britain includes "Steptoe and Son," "The Persuaders," "General Hospital" and "Coronation Street." Other television credits include "Up the Workers," "Darling," "The New Avengers," "The Weather in the Streets," "Mistral's Daughter," "The Perfect Hero," "Love Joy," "Mirror Ball," "Up in Town," "Dr. Willoughby," "Nancherrow," "A Rather English Marriage," "The Kingdom of the Thunder Dragons," "Roseanne as 'Patsy,'" and "Coming Home."

Lumley's early films include "Some Girls Do," "On Her Majesty's Secret Service," two Pink Panther films, "The Trial of the Pink Panther" and "The Curse of the Pink Panther," "The Satanic Rights of Dracula" and "Shirley Valentine." More recent films include "James and the Giant Peach," "Innocent Lies," "Funny Bones," a television film "Cold Comfort Farm," "Prince Valiant," "Sweeney Todd," "Parting Shots," "Whispers," "Mad Cows," "Maybe Baby," and "The Cat's Meow."

In 2000, Lumley co-produced a new series entitled "The Cazalet Chronicles" for the BBC. She has written four books: "Stare Back and Smile" (autobiography), "Forces Sweethearts," "Girl Friday" and "The Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon." She was awarded the 2000 BAFTA fellowship award for "Avengers" and the OBE in the 1995 New Years Honours.

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Age: 71 years old
Birthday: May 1, 1946
Height: 5' 8"
Full Name / Real Name: Joanna Lamond Lumley
Birthplace: Srinagar, Kashmir, India
Husband: Stephen Barlow
Jeremy Lloyd (5/23/1970 - September 1970, divorced)

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'Absolutely Fabulous' Crashes the Olympics — Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley reunite for the BBC America special that finds Edina (Saunders) renting out her house to a Hollywood A-lister, while still living in it. Read more...
'Absolutely Fabulous' Celebrates 20th Anniversary with 2nd Special — Premiering on Logo on Monday, February 6, the new special features Edina (Jennifer Saunders) taking on a celebrity client who wants to sing. Read more...
Joanna Lumley Joins 'Mistresses' Season 3 — Premiering Wednesday, January 18, the BBC America drama welcomes the "Absolutely Fabulous" into the fold as the tension mounts amongst once best friends Katie, Trudi, Jessica and Siobhan. Read more...

'NewNowNext Awards' 2012 Nominations — Premiering Monday, April 9, the fifth annual Logo telecast has nominated Josh Hutcherson, Emily VanCamp, Rebecca Ferguson, Channing Tatum, "Magic Mike," "The Avengers," "Game of Thrones" and many more. Read more...

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