|Born||Marcia Mary Josephine Fitzalan Howard
10 March 1953
Bonn, West Germany
|Spouse(s)||Patrick Ryecart (1977 – 1995; 3 children; marriage dissolved)
Nick George (2007 – present)
Marcia Fitzalan Howard is the third daughter of Miles Fitzalan-Howard, 17th Duke of Norfolk and Anne Fitzalan-Howard, Duchess of Norfolk. She was educated at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Woldingham, Surrey.
She was a sister-in-law of Sir David Frost, his widow being her elder sister, Lady Carina Fitzalan Howard. Her brother is the current Duke of Norfolk and Premier Peer of England; another sister is married to the 5th Earl of Balfour. Among other relations, a niece Lady Kinvara Balfour is an English playwright.
She trained at the Webber Douglas Academy. Fitzalan had a varied career in television and film, her outstanding performance being Sarah B'Stard in the television comedy satire The New Statesman. Other television roles included appearances in Upstairs, Downstairs, Shelley, The Professionals, "Spymaker: The Secret Life of Ian Fleming" and Murder Most Horrid.