8 Things You Didn’t Know About Lorraine Ashbourne

Lorraine Ashbourne Biography

Lorraine Ashbourne is a talented English actress who is largely unknown. She has appeared in a variety of films, demonstrating her acting versatility and talent. People are unaware of some of her hidden facts so let’s explore them below.
Lorraine Ashbourne
Lorraine Ashbourne

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Lorraine Ashbourne

1. TV Debut

Lorraine made her first TV Appearance in 1988 in ITV  Drama “London’s Burning” It was based on the same-named 1986 television movie and followed the lives of members of the London Fire Brigade.

2. Narrator

The talented actress has not just performed well in her acting career but also she has got a beautiful voice that she used in “Happy Birthday BBC Two” to narrate it.[1]

3. Stage Actress

Lorraine worked as a stage actress at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre, playing different roles such as “Kate Hardcastle” in “She Stoops to Conquer” and as “Emilia” in “Othello”.

4. Appeared Alongside her Husband

Her Husband “Andy Serkis” is another talented and famous actor. The couple was seen working together in the above-mentioned plays.

5. Admirer of Costume Department

She describes herself as a “huge admirer” of the film and television industry’s costume department. As the new looks and costumes of the industry truly grab her interest.

6. Controversy

In 2016, Lorraine faced fierce opposition from her neighbors when she announced plans to bulldoze her home in Hampstead Heath, London, and replace it with a three-story modernist structure.

7. Awards

Although the actress has performed well she doesn’t have many awards to her credit. The only award in her credit is for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series” for which she was nominated.

8. Pregnant During Filming

Lorraine Ashbourne was also expecting her first child, Ruby while filming “Playing the Fields,”. It was a BBC television drama series about the “Castlefield Blues”, a fictional female football team from “South Yorkshire”.


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