Lorraine Ashbourne

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Lorraine Ashbourne
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Ashbourne at the 2013 Harper's Bazaar Women of the Year Awards
Born 1961 (age 55–56)
Manchester, Lancashire, England
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Andy Serkis (2002–present)

Lorraine Ashbourne (born 1961) is an English stage, film and television actress.


Ashbourne has appeared on British series and television films, including: The Street, True Dare Kiss, Thin Ice, In a Land of Plenty, Boon, Playing the Field, City Central, Peak Practice, The Bill, Pie in the Sky, Casualty, In Suspicious Circumstances, Mr Wroe's Virgins, Rich Tea and Sympathy, and London's Burning. She narrated Happy Birthday BBC Two in 2004.

As a stage actress, Lorraine regularly appeared at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, playing roles such as Kate Hardcastle in She Stoops to Conquer and as Emilia in Othello both of which she acted alongside husband Andy Serkis.

Selected filmography[edit]

Work in the theatre[edit]

Her roles in the theatre include[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

She has been married to actor Andy Serkis since 22 July 2002; they have 3 children, Ruby (b. 1998), Sonny (b. 2000) and Louis (b. 2004). The family resides in Crouch End, London.


  1. ^ Murray, Braham (2007). The Worst It Can Be Is a Disaster. London: Methuen Drama. ISBN 978-0-7136-8490-2.
  2. ^ The Royal Exchange Theatre Company Words & Pictures 1976-1998, 1998, ISBN 0-9512017-1-9

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