Ramona Marquez

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Ramona Marquez
Ramona Marquez in 2009.jpg
Marquez in 2009
Born (2001-02-24) 24 February 2001 (age 20)
London, England
OccupationActress
Years active2007–present
TelevisionOutnumbered
Parent(s)Martin Marquez

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

Career[edit]

In 2009, Marquez appeared as Imogen Pollock in the made-for-television movie Enid, detailing the life of children's writer Enid Blyton.[2][3]

Later in 2009, Marquez became the first child to win the British Comedy Award for 'Best Female Comedy Newcomer'.[4] Outnumbered also won two other comedy awards on the night, including 'Best TV Comedy'.[4] Marquez has also appeared in The King's Speech as Princess Margaret[5] and Arthur Christmas as the voice of Gwen.[6]

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

Personal life[edit]

Marquez came out as bisexual in her contribution to the book Women Don't Owe You Pretty by Florence Given, released in June 2020.[7][8]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2009 Enid Imogen Pollock [2]
2010 The King's Speech Princess Margaret [9][5][10]
2011 Arthur Christmas Gwen (voice) [11][6]
2012 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Grandchild [12]
2015 A Louder Silence Anna [citation needed]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2007–2016 Outnumbered Karen Brockman [13][14][15][16][17][18][19]
2012 Secrets and Words: The Crossing Megan Williams [20][21]

Music videos[edit]

Music videos
Year Song Artist Notes Ref(s)
2014 Kick Me Sleeping with Sirens [citation needed]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref(s)
2009 British Comedy Award Best Female Comedy Newcomer Karen Brockman: Outnumbered Won [4]
2012 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Voice-over Role, Young Actress Gwen: Arthur Christmas Nominated [22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Outnumbered Characters". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 9 September 2009.
  2. ^ a b Hogan, Phil (22 November 2009). "Enid, Doctor Who and The Art on Your Wall with Sue Perkins | TV reviews". the Guardian. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Enid (2009)". British Film Institute. Retrieved 27 March 2021.
  4. ^ a b c "Outnumbered takes three at British Comedy Awards". the Guardian. 14 December 2009. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  5. ^ a b Bradshaw, Peter (21 October 2010). "The King's Speech – review". the Guardian. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  6. ^ a b "Review: Arthur Christmas". Norwich Evening News. 11 November 2011. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  7. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/CBf170aDJpR. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ Given, Florence (11 June 2020). Women don't owe you pretty. London, England: Octopus Books. ISBN 9781788402279.
  9. ^ Dargis, Manohla (25 November 2010). "The King's English, Albeit With Twisted Tongue (Published 2010)". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  10. ^ "Colin Firth frightened his young co-star Ramona Marquez". The Telegraph. 8 November 2011. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  11. ^ Genzlinger, Neil (22 November 2011). "A Son of Santa Claus Takes the Reins". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  12. ^ "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – review". Radio Times. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  13. ^ Tilden, Imogen (1 May 2018). "How we made Outnumbered". the Guardian. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  14. ^ "Outnumbered, BBC One, review". The Telegraph. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  15. ^ Hale, Mike (29 July 2011). "Two British Families Crack Jokes in Ways Familiar and Strange". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  16. ^ Dean, Will (27 February 2014). "Outnumbered, TV review: Brockman family will be missed". The Independent. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  17. ^ Nissim, Mayer (15 January 2014). "Outnumbered to return for final series". Digital Spy. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  18. ^ "Outnumbered returns for final series". BBC News. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  19. ^ "Outnumbered stars to reunite for Christmas special". ITV News. 21 November 2016. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  20. ^ "The Crossing". BBC Online. 29 March 2013. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
  21. ^ "Secrets And Words". BBC Media Centre. 9 March 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  22. ^ "2012 NOMINATIONS". Young Artist Foundation. Archived from the original on 26 October 2012.

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