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Caroline Aherne (1963–2016)


Caroline Aherne was born on December 24, 1963 in Ealing, London, England. She was an actress and writer, known for The Royle Family (1998), The Mrs. Merton Show (1995) and Mrs. Merton and Malcolm (1999). She was married to Peter Hook. She died on July 2, 2016 in Timperley, Greater Manchester, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Royle Family
The Royle Family Denise Best / Denise Royle
(1998-2012)
The Mrs. Merton Show
The Mrs. Merton Show Mrs. Merton
(1995-1998)
Mrs. Merton and Malcolm
Mrs. Merton and Malcolm Mrs. Dorothy Merton / Aunt Morag
(1999)
The Fast Show
The Fast Show Various Roles / Janine / Poula Fisch / Various roles / Renée
(1994-2014)

Filmography

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 2015 After Hours (TV Series)
Sheila
- Love Is Boring (2015) ... Sheila
- Formed a Band (2015) ... Sheila
 2013-2014 Strange Hill High (TV Series)
Stephanie / Various
- A Strange Hill Christmas (2014) ... Stephanie / Various (voice)
- The Snide Piper (2014) ... Stephanie / Various (voice)
- The MCDXX Men (2014) ... Stephanie / Various (voice)
- Mitchell Junior (2014) ... Stephanie / Various (voice)
- Ken Kong (2014) ... Stephanie / Various (voice)
 1994-2014 The Fast Show (TV Series)
Various Roles / Janine / Various roles / ...
- The Fast Show Special: Part Two (2014) ... Various Roles
- The Fast Show Special: Part One (2014) ... Various Roles
- Episode #3.7 (1997) ... Various Roles
- Episode #3.6 (1997) ... Various Roles
- Episode #3.5 (1997) ... Various Roles
 1998-2012 The Royle Family (TV Series)
Denise Best / Denise Royle
- Barbara's Old Ring (2012) ... Denise Best
- Joe's Crackers (2010) ... Denise Best
- The Golden Egg Cup (2009) ... Denise Best
- The New Sofa (2008) ... Denise Best
- The Queen of Sheba (2006) ... Denise Best
 2011 The Fast Show Faster (TV Series)
Janine Carr / Poula Fisch
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Janine Carr
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Poula Fisch
 2008 Sunshine (TV Mini-Series)
Donna
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Donna
 1999 Mrs. Merton and Malcolm (TV Series)
Mrs. Dorothy Merton / Aunt Morag
- Episode #1.6 (1999) ... Mrs. Dorothy Merton
- Episode #1.5 (1999) ... Mrs. Dorothy Merton / Aunt Morag
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Mrs. Dorothy Merton
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Mrs. Dorothy Merton
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Mrs. Dorothy Merton
 1995-1998 The Mrs. Merton Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Merton
- Episode #5.6 (1998) ... Mrs. Merton
- Episode #5.5 (1998) ... Mrs. Merton
- Episode #5.4 (1998) ... Mrs. Merton
- Episode #5.3 (1998) ... Mrs. Merton
- Episode #5.2 (1998) ... Mrs. Merton
 1995 The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer (TV Series)
Flatulent Mother / Woman with Dog
- Haircuts (1995) ... Flatulent Mother
- Cheese (1995) ... Woman with Dog
 1995 The World of Lee Evans (TV Series)
Daughter
- The Late Shift/Meet the Folks (1995) ... Daughter (as Caroline Hook)
 1993 Comic Timing (TV Series)
Mrs. Merton
- That Nice Mrs. Merton (1993) ... Mrs. Merton
 1993 It's a Mad World, World, World, World (TV Movie)
Various roles
 1992 The Dead Good Show (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1992 Frank Sidebottom's Fantastic Shed Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Merton
- Science Fiction (1992) ... Mrs. Merton
- Live Aid 2 (1992) ... Mrs. Merton
- Crimewatch Timperley Special (1992) ... Mrs. Merton
Show Show Writer (9 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (27 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (22 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Kellogg's 'Just Right' cereal. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Caroline Heaton | Caroline Hook | Mrs. Merton
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Personal Quote:

My brother and I were born with cancer of the eyes, the retina, and my mom told us that only special people get cancer. I must be very special, because I have had it in my lungs and my bladder as well. See more »

Trivia:

She was born in Ealing, London and grew up in Wythenshawe, Manchester. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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