Who is Celia Imrie and what is her background?
Celia Imrie is a is a British actress and author who is best known for her film roles including ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ film series, the ‘Bridget Jones’ film series, ‘ Calendar Girls’, and ‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie’, ‘Finding Your Feet’ and ‘Mamma Mia! Here we go again’ as well as a darker role in Netflix's ‘Malevolent’. Celia has won many awards for her role in films and plays. Once she was in a relationship with Benjamin Whitrow and she has a son. They did not get officially engaged.
Name: Celia Diana Savile Imrie
Date of Birth: July 15, 1952
Age: 67 years old (as of 2019)
Birthplace: Guildford, Surrey, England
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 5 ft. 5 inches
Eye color: Blue
Hair color: Light brown
Profession: Actress and Author
Net Worth: $1 million
Celia was born in Guildford, Surrey, England on July 15, 1952, to Diana Elizabeth Blois and David Andrew Imrie. Her birth sign is Cancer and belongs to the white ethnic group. She has not disclosed much about her earlier life.
Career and Education:
Celia attended Guildford High School, a girl’s school located in the Guildford. For further studies, she chooses acting as her major. Celia attended the Guildford School of Acting and completed her training in acting course.
She has made her appearances in many films like Bridget Jones’s Diary, Calendar Girls, Highlander, Hilary and Jackie, The Borrowers, and many others. Moreover, she appeared in many television series such as The Darling Buds of May, Upstairs, Absolutely Fabulous, Downstairs, Casualty to name a few.
Moreover, she appeared in theaters which include titles like Plague over England, The Rivals, Hay Fever, King Lear, The Sea and many more. Her recent work in 2019 is Party Time and Celebration.
Apart from acting, she is also an excellent writer and has published books such as The Happy Hoofer, Not Quite Nice, Nice Work (If You Can Get It), and Sail Away.
She has been awarded The Clarence Derwent Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1992 for her role in The Sea.
Moreover, she was awarded the Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical titled Acorn Antiques: The Musical!. Likewise, Celia won UK WFTV Award for the EON Productions Lifetime Achievement
She was born to Diana Elizabeth Blois and David Andrew Imrie. Her father was a radiologist and he was from Glasgow, Scotland. Celia is the fourth of five children of her parents.
Relationships and Affairs:
Celia is in a bit complicated relationship. She is in a relationship with Benjamin Whitrow who is an English actor and he is popular for his roles in the movies like Pride and Prejudice, Chicken Run, Bomber and many more.
She does not believe in the tradition of marriage, and for that reason, she was never officially engaged with Benjamin.
The couple welcomed a son on August 2, 1994, whom they named Angus Imrie. Their son is also an actor and he acted in series like The Archers, Station Jim, and recent movie The Kid Who Would Be King which was released in 2019.
Net worth and Salary:
Celia has an estimated net worth of around $1 million. The reported net worth is estimated on a certain basis and it could fluctuate to some lesser degree.
She accumulated that sum of net worth from her career as an actor. Celia earns an average of $50,000 per annum from her profession.
Apart from television, she has harnessed wealth from various reputed theatre plays as well.
Wiki and Facts:
The talented actress stands a height of 5 feet 5 inches and has deep ocean colored blue eyes and light brown hair. She holds British citizenship and her ethnicity is British-white. She was awarded an honorary doctorate on October 18, 2013, by the University of Winchester.