Last updated on August 14th, 2023 at 11:34 am
Facts About Joanna Lumley
|Celebrated Name||Joanna Lumley|
|Age||77 Years Old|
|Birth Name||Joanna Lamond Lumley|
|Birth Nation||British India|
|Place Of Birth||Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir|
|Mother||Thyra Beatrice Rose|
|Father||Major James Rutherford Lumley|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Bra Cup Size||12B|
|Dress Size (Bust)||34 B|
|Waist Size||61 cm|
|Hip Size||86 cm|
|Awards Won||BAFTA Award in the ‘Best Comedy Performance’ category for her role in the sitcom ‘Absolutely Fabulous’|
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
Joanna Lamond Lumley simply named Joanna Lumley is an English actress, former model, voice-over artist, author, and activist. She won two BAFTA TV Awards for her role as Patsy Stone in the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012) and was nominated for the 2011 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for Broadway revival of La Bete. Her film appearances include On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Trail of the Pink Panther (1982), James and the Giant Peach (1996), Ella Enchanted (2004), Corpse Bride (2005), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) and many more. She received the Special Recognition Award at the National Television Awards in the year 2013 and in 2017, she was honored with the BAFTA Fellowship award. She is also known as the 'daughter of Nepal' in Nepal.
What is Joanna Lumley Famous For?
- For winning two BAFTA TV Awards for her role as Patsy Stone in "Ab Fab".
- For playing the role in movies like "Trail of the Pink Panther", "James", "The Giant Peach", and "The Wolf of Wall Street".
Where was Joanna Lumley born?
Joanna Lumley was born on 1st May 1946 with the birth name of Joanna Lamond Lumley in Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir, British India to English mother Thyra Beatrice Rose and Scottish-English father, Major James Rutherford Lumley who had been born in Lahore, Pakistan and who served as an officer in the British Indian Army's 6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles. Her nationality is English-Indian. Her star sign is Taurus. Her religion is Buddhism.
Moving towards her education, she attended Mickledene School in Rolvenden as a border.
Career of Lumley
- Joanna firstly started her career as a model.
- In the year 1967, she appeared on the BBC Two program "The Impresarios: For Appearance's Sake".
- After that, she appeared in the British television advertisement for Nimble bread first screened in the year 1969.
- Her acting career began in the year 1969 with a small, uncredited role in the film "Some Girls Do", and as a Bond girl in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service".
- In the year 1973, she made another big screen appearance as Jessica Van Helsing in "The Satanic Rites of Dracula".
- She has worked with Tim Burton on two film projects, James and the Giant Peach (1996) and Corpse Bride (2005).
- In the year 2000, she appeared in the British romantic comedy "Maybe Baby" and in the year 2004, she appeared in the movie "Enchanted".
- In the year 2004, she appeared in 'The Body in the Library', and in the year 2009, she appeared in 'The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side' as Mrs. Dolly Bantry.
- In the year 2010, she played in a 4-episode guest arc on the BBC drama, "Mistresses" as Vivienne Roden.
- In the year 2013, she played in the Martin Scorsese crime drama,
"The Wolf of Wall Street".
- Her major role was as Purdey in The New Avengers, a revival of the secret agent series "The Avengers".
- In 2015, she presented "Joanna Lumley's Trans-Siberian Adventure", a three-part factual series for ITV. Lumley traveled the Trans-Siberian Railway for 6400 kilometers from Hong Kong to Moscow during the transcribing of the series.
- Her other main roles are Absolutely Fabulous, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016), Lovejoy, Foxbuster, and many more.
- Joanna has authored three memoirs, Stare Back and Smile (1989), No Room for Secrets (2005), and Absolutely (2011).
- In 2017, she starred in the romantic comedy film, "Finding Your Feet" alongside, Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie, and David Hayman.
- She presented the three-part documentary series "Joanna Lumley's Japan" for ITV in September 2016, and "Joanna Lumley's India for ITV in July 2017.
- "Joanna Lumley's Silk Road Adventure", a four-part travelogue covering eight nations that were a part of the historic trading route, was presented by her in 2018.
- She has also appeared in a romantic comedy film, "Falling for Figaro" in 2021.
Awards of Lumley
- In the year 1994, she received an honorary Doctor of Letters (Hon. D.Litt.) from the University of Kent.
- In the year 1995, she won the BAFTA Award in the ‘Best Comedy Performance’ category for her role in the sitcom ‘Absolutely Fabulous.
- In the year 1995, Joanna Lumley was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).
How tall is Joanna Lumley?
Lumley has got a very hot figure. At the age of 76, she maintained her body fit and still looks very young. Talking about her body features, she stands 5 feet 8 inches tall with a balanced weight of 135 lbs. Her bra size is 12B, bust size is 34B, waist size is 61 cm and hip size is 86 cm. The color of her hair is blonde and her eyes are grey in color.
What is the Net Worth of Joanna Lumley?
The famous series star, Lumley's net worth is obviously in the millions. She is earning a huge amount of money from her career. Her estimated net worth is $25 million as of 2022. She is satisfied with her earnings. The salary of Lumley is still not revealed yet and will be updated soon.
Who is Joanna Lumley married to?
Lumley is a married woman. She has been married twice in her lifetime. Firstly, she was married to Jeremy Lloyd in the year 1970 and got divorced in the same year. After that, she married Stephen Barlow in the year 1986. Presently, she is living a happy life with him and there is no sign of separation between them. With Michael Claydon, she also had a son, James Lumley who was born in 1967.
Trivias About Joanna Lumley You Need To Know.
- She won two BAFTA TV Awards for her role as Patsy Stone in the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)
- She received the Special Recognition Award at the National Television Awards in the year 2013 and in 2017, she was honoured with the BAFTA Fellowship award.
- She is also known as 'daughter of Nepal' in Nepal.