Biography

Sheridan Smith, OBE (born 25 June 1981) is an English actress, singer and dancer. Smith came to prominence on television for her roles in comedy shows Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Love Soup, Gavin & Stacey, Grownups and Benidorm before starring in television dramas like Mrs Biggs, for which she won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for playing Ronnie Biggs' wife, The 7.39 and Cilla, where she played Cilla Black. Her film credits include Tower Block, Quartet, Powder Room and The Harry Hill Movie.

Smith made her West End debut in a National Youth Music Theatre production of Bugsy Malone and has performed in musicals Into the Woods, Little Shop of Horrors and Legally Blonde. She won two Laurence Olivier Awards in consecutive years, for Best Actress in a Musical as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde in 2011 and Best Performance in a Supporting Role as Doris in a revival of the play Flare Path in 2012.

Smith was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to drama.

Sheridan Smith, OBE (born 25 June 1981) is an English actress, singer and dancer. Smith came to prominence on television for her roles in comedy shows Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Love Soup, Gavin & Stacey, Grownups and Benidorm before starring in television dramas like Mrs Biggs, for which she won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for playing Ronnie Biggs' wife, The 7.39 and Cilla, where she played Cilla Black. Her film credits include Tower Block, Quartet, Powder Room and The Harry Hill Movie.

Smith made her West End debut in a National Youth Music Theatre production of Bugsy Malone and has performed in musicals Into the Woods, Little Shop of Horrors and Legally Blonde. She won two Laurence Olivier Awards in consecutive years, for Best Actress in a Musical as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde in 2011 and Best Performance in a Supporting Role as Doris in a revival of the play Flare Path in 2012.

Smith was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to drama.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 53

Birthday 1981-06-25

Place of Birth Epworth, North Lincolnshire, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 D-Day 75: A Tribute to Heroes as Singer
2019 The Queen's Corgi as Wanda (voice)
2018 Care as Jenny
2018 Sheridan Smith - Coming Home as Herself
2018 Funny Girl: The Musical as Fanny Brice
2018 The More You Ignore Me as Gina Wilson
2017 Ratburger as Sheila
2017 Sheridan as Herself
2017 Birds Like Us as Gavra (voice)
2017 The Moorside (2 episodes) as Julie Bushby
2016 Walliams & Friend (1 episode) as Various
2016 The Huntsman: Winter's War as Mrs. Bromwyn
2015 Black Work (3 episodes) as Jo Gillespie
2015 The C-Word as Lisa Lynch
2015 Galavant (1 episode) as Princess Jubilee
2014 Cilla (3 episodes) as Cilla Black
2014 The Widower (3 episodes)
2014 Inside No. 9 (1 episode) as Christine
2014 The 7.39 (2 episodes) as Sally Thorn
2013 The Harry Hill Movie as Michelle
2013 Powder Room as Sam
2013 Dates (2 episodes) as Jenny
2012 Panto! as Tamsin Taylor
2012 Mr. Stink as Mom
2012 Tower Block as Becky
2012 The Scapegoat as Nina
2012 Quartet as Dr. Lucy Cogan
2012 Mrs Biggs as Charmian Biggs (5 episodes) as Charmian Biggs
2011 How to Stop Being a Loser as Lisa
2011 Hysteria as Molly the Lolly
2010 Accused (1 episode) as charlotte
2009 Tonight's the Night (1 episode)
2009 Jonathan Creek: The Grinning Man
2008 Lark Rise to Candleford (1 episode) (40 episodes) as Cinderella Doe
2007 Gavin & Stacey (6 episodes) as Rudi
2007 Benidorm (33 episodes) as Brandy
2006 The One Show (2 episodes)
2006 Grownups (22 episodes) as Michelle
2005 Sex Actually
2005 Love Soup (18 episodes) as Cleo Martin
2003 Eyes Down (15 episodes) as Sandy Beech
2003 Mile High (1 episode)
2003 The Royal (1 episode) (78 episodes) as Francesca Smith
2002 Blood Strangers as Jas Dyson / Claire
2001 Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps (80 episodes) as Janet
2000 Fat Friends (1 episode) as Sharon Wormersley
2000 Doctors (1 episode) as Claire
1999 Dark Ages (5 episodes) as Matilda
1998 The Royle Family (19 episodes) as Emma Kavanag
1997 Where the Heart Is (68 episodes) as Vicky
1982 The Comic Strip Presents (1 episode)
1978 An Audience with... (1 episode) as Herself

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