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Rebecca Front

Last updated 05 June 2015


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Rebecca Louise Front

Born: Sat 16th May 1964 (age: 53)

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Rebecca Front was born in London, and studied at St Hugh's College, Oxford, where she first became involved in comedy with with Oxford Theatre Group. After several tours and work on radio and television shows, she became one of the main actors in The Day Today, forging friendships with people such as Chris Morris, Armando Iannucci and Steve Coogan, and subsequently involved in many of their projects, including Alan Partridge and later the role she is probably best known for, Nicola Murray in The Thick Of It alongside Peter Capaldi's Malcolm Tucker.

Other appearances have included being a guest presenter on Have I Got News For You, and dramas such as Kavanagh QC, Lewis, and Jonathan Creek. She played a psychiatrist in Psychobitches, Alison Crabbe in The Spa, Cox in The Wrong Mans, Mrs Bennet in Death Comes to Pemberley, and current features as Fiona in BBC Radio 4's Love in Recovery and Helen Bute in Up The Women.

In 2014 she published a collection of autobiographical stories, Curious: True Stories and Loose Connections. She often collaborates with her writer/comic actor Jeremy Front, including Incredible Women for BBC Radio 4. She is married with two children.