Gabrielle Glaister

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Gabrielle Glaister
Born (1960-07-27) July 27, 1960 (age 56)
Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, England
Occupation Actress

Gabrielle Glaister (born 27 July 1960) is an English actress.

Early life[edit]

She was a school friend of Ben Elton at Godalming Grammar School on Tuesley Lane in Godalming, Surrey; Glaister was in the year below Elton. She attended Chichester College where she studied English and Drama, then trained at the National Youth Theatre, before appearing in Broadway.

Career[edit]

Glaister appeared in the title role in a stage production of Oliver Twist, alongside long-time friend Ben Elton's Artful Dodger. Notable television roles include three appearances as "Bob" in the Blackadder series and the part of Patricia Farnham, the long-suffering partner of Max Farnham (Steven Pinder), in Brookside. In 1983, she returned to the stage in Daisy Pulls It Off.

She has appeared in several TV series, among them:

She has also appeared in several films including:

She also appeared in the play Rent.

Personal life[edit]

Her husband is Northern Irish television producer Simon Nelson. Their son, Clement Jack Nelson, was born in October 2003.

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