Celia Imrie Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Jan, 2017
Facts of Celia Imrie
Date of Birth: 1966 , July-9
Age: 55 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Celia Imrie
Birth Name Celia Diana Savile Imrie
Nick Name Celia
Father David Andrew Imrie
Mother Diana Elizabeth Blois
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Guildford
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth Unknown
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Body Measurements Unknown
Married Yes
Married to Benjamin Whitrow
Children 1
Divorce N/A
Movies Finding Your Feet
TV Show Dinnerladies, Bergerac
Books Nice Work (If You Can Get It)
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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.