Celia Imrie

Inside Biography


Sixty-four years old English actress Celia Diana Savile Imrie was born on July 15, 1952, in Guildford, Surrey, England, United KingDom. She is best known for her appearances in movies like ‘Victoria Wood’, ‘Pat and Margaret’ (1994), and ‘Dinnerladies’ (1998-2000). She has also played various characters in the Sketch show ‘Victoria Wood As Seen On TV’ (1985- 87).

Early life and education

Celia Imrie was born in Guildford, Surrey, England. She is the daughter of Diana Elizabeth Blois, and David Andrew Imrie, a radiologist. She has five brothers and sisters. Imrie spent her pleasant childhood with her graceful family in Guildford, Surrey. Celia Imrie was educated at Guildford High School, situated in her hometown of Guildford.


Celia Imrie began her career from her early days. At the age of sixteen, Celia made her stage debut in the production of ‘Dick Whittington’. She made her breakthrough role in series ‘Bergerac’ where she played Marianne Bellshade. She has won an Oliver Award for her best performance in musical ‘Acorn Antiques’.

She has performed her roles as mother-in-law of Nicholas Lyndhurst in the series ‘After You’ve Gone’ and receptionist Gloria in ‘Kingdom’ which impressed the television audiences, the most. Celia Imrie has featured in a diverse range of movies like, ‘The Wicked Lady’, ‘A Midwinter’s Tale’, ‘The Borrowers’, ‘Hilary and Jackie’. 

Personal life and affair

Celia Imrie is married to Benjamin Whitrow, a British actor. She has a son named Angus Imrie, who was born in 1994. In 2007, she appeared in the series ‘Kingdom’ along with her son, where she played the role of her mother.

Celia Imrie has not talked about her personal life, boyfriends or any relationships to the media. At the age of fourteen, she was admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital suffering from anorexia nervosa. She also supports foundations and charities like Nordoff Robbins and Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Her net worth is estimated to be in millions and she stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches.                      


by Bchrome, 02 Jan, 2017

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