Stacey Roca

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Stacey Roca
Born Stacey Roca
(1978-09-12) 12 September 1978 (age 38)
Southport, Lancashire, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present

Stacey Roca (born 12 September 1978 in Southport) is an English actress, known for portraying Rachel in The Office and Claudie Stephenson in Strictly Confidential.

Background[edit]

Born in Southport, Roca was raised in Johannesburgh, South Africa and then moved back to the UK. She attended Formby High School and King George V College in Southport, after which she moved to London.[1]

Roca trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.[2] and studied the Meisner technique with Bill Esper at the Esper Studio in New York.

Career[edit]

Roca's first professional role was a lead in the Pet Shop Boys' West End musical Closer to Heaven.

Roca made her television debut playing Rachel in The Office.[2] Her other television credits include Murder City, Burn It, Wild at Heart, Lie with Me and Strictly Confidential. She appeared in series eight of the BBC drama Waking the Dead, playing Constable, later DS Katrina 'Kat' Howard.[3]

Roca's film credits include Things To Do Before You're 30 (2004) and the short films The Sound of Silence and The Connoisseurs. She also played a teacher in Tim Smith's short film Schoolboy, which dealt with teenagers' use of weapons.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Note
2002 The Office Rachel
- 6 episodes (2002)
Comedy
2003 Burn It Sue
- Episode 1.1 (2003)
- Episode 1.4 (2003)
Drama
2004 Merseybeat Helen
- Distant Vices (2004)
Police procedural
Murder City Dr Megan Finch
- Nothing Sacred (2004)
Police procedural
Sex & Lies Office worker Television film
Swiss Toni
- Cable Show (2004)
Situation comedy
Lie with Me Joanna McCourt Television film
2005 M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team Mags Alderton
- Episode 2.1 (2005)
Police procedural
Doctors Kelly Brookson
- A Night to Remember (2005)
Soap opera
Walk Away and I Stumble Sammi Television film
Holby City Jackie Riley
- The Long Goodbye (2005)
Medical drama
2006 Strictly Confidential Claudie Stephenson Drama
Wild at Heart Ruby Robson
- Episode 1.3 (2006)
Drama
2009 Waking the Dead DS Katrina 'Kat' Howard Police procedural
2010 Ladies of Letters Lesley Crabtree
- 7 episodes (2010)
Comedy
2011 White Van Man Susan Comedy
2011 Shameless Alayha Marsh Comedy-drama

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2004 Things To Do Before You're 30 Gina Moncur Feature film
The Sound of Silence Woman Upstairs Short film
2007 Schoolboy Teacher Short film
2009 The Connoisseurs Letty Short film

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stratton, Gillian (29 January 2004). "Stacey's on her way to Tinseltown". Crosby Herald. Retrieved 2009-09-01. 
  2. ^ a b The Office character profile, BBC website. Retrieved on 2008-10-10.
  3. ^ BBC - Press Office - Network TV Programme Information BBC Week 37 Retrieved on 2009-09-01.
  4. ^ Actor's 'Schoolboy' film, BBC Nottingham. Retrieved on 2008-10-10.

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