Joanna Lumley

1 May 1946


Joanna Lamond Lumley, OBE, FRGS (born 1 May 1946) is an English actress, voice-over artist and author, best known for her roles in British television series Absolutely Fabulous portraying Edina Monsoon's best friend, Patsy Stone, as well as parts in The New Avengers, Sapphire & Steel, and Sensitive Skin. She is a former model and Bond girl. Her distinctive voice has been supplied for animated characters, film narration, and AOL's "You have email" notification in the UK. She has spoken out as a human rights activist for Survival International and the Gurkha Justice Campaign, and is now considered a "national treasure" of Nepal because of her support. She is an advocate for a number of charities and animal welfare groups such as CIWF and Viva!. She has won three BAFTA awards and a British comedy award.


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Filmography (30 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Paddington 2
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Animation
Role: Actor (as Felicity Fanshaw)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Patsy Stone)
(movie, 2016)
···Me Before You
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mary Rawlinson)
(movie, 2015)
···Absolutely Anything
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Fenella)
(movie, 2015)
···She's Funny That Way
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Vivian Claremont)
(movie, 2013)
···Gangsta Granny
Genre: TV Movie
Role: Actor (as The Queen)
(movie, 2013)
···The Wolf of Wall Street
Genre: Crime, Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Aunt Emma)
(movie, 2012)
···The Making of a Lady
Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Lady Maria Byrne)
(movie, 2009)
···Boogie Woogie
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Alfreda Rhinegold)
(movie, 2005)
···Corpse Bride
Genre: Romance, Fantasy, Animation
Role: Actor (as Maudeline Everglot (voice))
(movie, 2005)
···The Magic Roundabout
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Ermintrude)
(movie, 2004)
···Ella Enchanted
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dame Olga)
(series, 2002)
···Up in Town
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Madison Blakelock)
(movie, 2001)
···The Cat's Meow
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Elinor Glyn)
(movie, 2000)
···Maybe Baby
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Shiela)
(movie, 2000)
···Whispers: An Elephant's Tale
Genre: Family
Role: Actor (as Half Tusk)
(movie, 1999)
···Mad Cows
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Gillian)
(movie, 1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Diana Carey-Lewis)
(movie, 1998)
···Coming Home
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Diana Carey-Lewis)
(movie, 1998)
···A Rather English Marriage
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Liz Franks)
(movie, 1997)
···Prince Valiant
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Morgan Le Fey)
(series, 1997)
···The Forgotten Toys
Genre: Animation
Role: Actor (as Annie (1998-1999))
(movie, 1997)
···The Tale of Sweeney Todd
Genre: Drama, Horror, Crime
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Lovett)
(movie, 1996)
···James and the Giant Peach
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Aunt Spiker)
(movie, 1995)
···Innocent Lies
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Lady Helena Graves)
(movie, 1989)
···Shirley Valentine
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Marjorie)
(movie, 1983)
···Curse of the Pink Panther
Genre: Comedy, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Countess Chandra)
(movie, 1974)
···The Satanic Rites of Dracula
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as Jessica Van Helsing)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Miss Parkyn)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as The English Girl)