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|Born||1952 (age 66–67)|
Julia Deakin (born 1952) is an English actress. She is known for her roles in the sitcoms So Haunt Me (1992–94), Oh Doctor Beeching! (1996–97) and Spaced (1999–2001). Her film appearances include Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007) and High-Rise (2015).
Deakin earlier appeared in the television sitcom Oh, Doctor Beeching! (1996–1997), where she played the role of May Skinner, replacing Sherrie Hewson from the original pilot. She has also made many single television appearances, including playing Jill, the receptionist from Pear Tree Productions, in one episode of the first series of I'm Alan Partridge, a rural dominatrix in Doc Martin as well as roles in Midsomer Murders and Coronation Street. She appeared in the sketch comedy series Big Train alongside fellow Spaced cast members Simon Pegg and Mark Heap. She plays Dr. Jean in the Alan segments on Modern Toss.
She portrayed the role of Daphne Andrews in House of Anubis. Her character left in series two.
Deakin had a cameo in the feature film Shaun of the Dead (2004) and played the pub landlady Mary Porter in the film Hot Fuzz (2007) by Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright. In 2009 she was cast as Maggie, a Brighton mother in Ben Wheatley's British crime film Down Terrace. She later appeared in Ben Wheatley's 2015 cinema adaptation of High-Rise as Jean, the assistant to protagonist Dr. Laing.
She is married to actor and author Michael Simkins.
|1992||So Haunt Me||Carole Dawlish ("Carole with an E")|
|1994||Mother's Ruin||Brucella Pashley|
|1996–1997||Oh Doctor Beeching||May Skinner|
|1997||I'm Alan Partridge||Jill|
|1999–2000||Hope and Glory||Jude Jakes|
|2005||Doc Martin||Gloria Rix|
|2011–2012||House of Anubis||Daphne|
|2013||Big Bad World||Shirley|
|2014||The Midnight Beast||Sylvia|
|2015–||Holby City||Carole Copeland|
|2019||Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators||Genevieve|
|1990||Dancin' Thru the Dark||Bernadette King|
|2004||Shaun of the Dead||Yvonne's Mum|
|2004||Between Two Women||Alice|
|2007||Hot Fuzz||Mary Porter|
|2012||The Sweeney||Older Woman|
|2013||The World's End||B&B Landlady|
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