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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 14 December 1972Torquay, Devon, England, UK
Birth NameMiranda Katherine Hart Dyke
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Miranda Hart was born on December 14, 1972 in Torquay, Devon, England as Miranda Katherine Hart Dyke. She is an actress and producer, known for Miranda (2009), Magicians (2007) and Call the Midwife (2012).

Trivia (13)

Completed a PostGrad Acting Course at ALRA in London.
Graduated with a 2:1 in Politics from the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol.
Can trace her family tree back to the 12th century.
Before making a living out of acting she worked as an office manager and PA for the charities Macmillan Cancer Relief and Comic Relief.
Has a Shih Tzu cross named Peggy.
Once had severe agoraphobia.
Raised over £1 million for Sports Relief in 2010 by cycling the length of Britain (John O'Groats in Scotland to Lands End in England) along with David Walliams, Jimmy Carr, Fearne Cotton, Patrick Kielty, Davina McCall and Russell Howard.
As a guest on The Graham Norton Show (2007) (2010), the comedienne revealed that, because of her loftiness, she is occasionally addressed as "Sir" or "Mr".
Her parents are Dee Hart Dyke and former Royal Navy officer Captain David Hart Dyke. Her sister is Alice Louisa Hart Dyke.
At school (Downe House in Berkshire), her head girl was Clare Balding.
Her uncle is Lord Luce, her grandfather was Sir William Luce.
Attended the same boarding school (Downe House in Berkshire) as Catherine Duchess of Cambridge.
Was on the tribute show to mark the BBC Television Centre's closing in 2012, as well as David Jason, Ronnie Corbett and John Cleese.

Personal Quotes (1)

It's a vicious circle. If you feel hideous, you convey it to people. A couple of male friends from university have said, 'I quite fancied you, but I wouldn't have dared...' and I was like, oh really? I was completely amazed that anyone had ever fancied me, and also that I'd obviously given an impression of 'Don't touch me'.

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