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Date of Birth 26 November 1943Watford, Hertfordshire, England, UK

Mini Bio (1)

Marcia was born on 26 November 1943 and trained as an actress at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama, graduating in 1963. From there on she took the path of many of her performing contemporaries, acting in repertory throughout the country - beginning as a assistant stage manager in 'David Copperfield' in Salisbury. By 1964 she was playing in the West End, picking up an Olivier award as best supporting actress for the play 'Stepping Out' - and garnering another in 2002 for her role in 'Humble Boy'. Deprecatingly she claims that she could never have been a leading lady because she has "a funny face" but has delighted in television comedy in a variety of roles from 'No Place Like Home' in 1986 to 'Vicious' in the 2010s, stealing whole scenes as an extremely foul-mouthed old lady.

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Trivia (3)

She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1985 (1984 season) for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for "Stepping Out".
She was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2001 (2000 season) for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in "Flame" at the New Ambassadors Theatre.
She was awarded the 2002 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role of 2001 for her performance in "Humble Boy" at the Royal National Theatre: Cottesloe.

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