Ramona Marquez

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Ramona Marquez
Outnumbered kids.jpg
Marquez with co-stars Tyger Drew-Honey and Daniel Roche in 2009
Born (2001-02-24) 24 February 2001 (age 13)
London, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present
Television Outnumbered
Parents Martin Marquez
British Comedy Awards
Best Female Comedy Newcomer
2009: Outnumbered

Ramona Marquez (born 24 February 2001) is an English child actress from London, best known for her role as Karen Brockman in the BBC One sitcom Outnumbered.[1]

Career[edit]

In 2009, Marquez appeared as Imogen Pollock in the made-for-TV movie Enid, detailing the life of children's writer Enid Blyton. Later in 2009, Marquez became the first child to win the British Comedy Award for 'Best Female Comedy Newcomer'. Outnumbered also won two other comedy awards on the night, including 'Best TV Comedy'. Marquez has also appeared in The King's Speech as Princess Margaret and Arthur Christmas as the voice of Gwen.

Her father is Martin Marquez, an actor best known on television for his role as Gino Primirola, the head barman in the British TV comedy drama Hotel Babylon. Her brother Raoul Marquez appeared with her in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

Marquez returned for the fifth series of Outnumbered. The show had not been broadcast for over two years and Ramona was only 10 years old when Series 4 was shown. The fifth series was shown on Wednesdays on BBC One starting on 29 January 2014.

Awards[edit]

In 2009, Marquez won the British Comedy Award for 'Best Female Comedy Newcomer', making her the youngest winner of a British Comedy Award in its 20-year history. She also shared two other awards with the cast and production team for Outnumbered at the same ceremony, including 'Best TV Comedy'.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
2009 Enid Imogen Pollock
2010 The King's Speech Princess Margaret
2011 Arthur Christmas Gwen (voice)
2012 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Grandchild

Television[edit]

Year Title Role
2007–2014 Outnumbered Karen Brockman
2012 Secrets and Words: The Crossing Megan Williams[3]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Character & title Result
2009 British Comedy Award Best Female Comedy Newcomer Karen Brockman: Outnumbered Won
2012 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Voice-over Role, Young Actress Gwen: Arthur Christmas Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Outnumbered Characters". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 9 September 2009. 
  2. ^ "British Comedy Awards 2009 - Results". British Comedy Guide. 12 December 2009. Retrieved 12 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "The Crossing". BBC Online. 29 March 2013. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 

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