Harriet Thorpe

About Harriet Thorpe

Who is it?: Actress, Soundtrack
Birth Day: June 08, 1957
Birth Place:  Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1984–present
Children: Jack Thorpe-Baker

Harriet Thorpe

Harriet Thorpe was born on June 08, 1957 in  Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom, is Actress, Soundtrack. Harriet Thorpe was born June 8, 1957. She attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama before having success in television, playing the depressed and emotionally unfit mother in The Brittas Empire (1991), and the recurring role of Fleur, one-half of the eccentric work-colleague duo, opposite Helen Lederer. In the adored and well received British series Absolutely Fabulous (1992).
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Popular As Harriet Thorpe
Occupation Actress
Age 63 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born June 08, 1957 ( Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom)
Birthday June 08
Town/City  Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

🌙 Zodiac

Harriet Thorpe’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, the sign of Cancer belongs to the element of Water, just like Scorpio and Pisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by the Moon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Harriet Thorpe was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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She appeared in the mid-to-late 1990s British television sitcom The Brittas Empire, playing Carole Parkinson, the receptionist who was prone to depression and fits of emotion who permanently kept her children with her in drawers under her desk, and would sometimes be seen feeding them or washing their clothes. Thorpe also starred in a Celebrity edition of The Weakest Link as Madame Morrible, in which she was voted off in the first round.


Thorpe has appeared on stage. She worked extensively at the Royal National Theatre, in London's West End and two Shakespeare seasons at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. She was in the original revival cast of Cabaret as Fraulein Kost at the Lyric Theatre in London on 22 September 2006. Prior to this, she played Mrs. Lovett in the national tour of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, originated the role of Ida Arnold in the Almeida Theatre's original musical, Brighton Rock, and played the role of Madame Thenardier in the hit musical, Les Misérables.


On 14 April 2008, she took over the role of Madame Morrible from Susie Blake in the West End production of Wicked. She played her final performance on 27 March 2010, and was replaced by Julie Legrand.


Thorpe took over the role of Tanya from Jane Gurnett in the West End production of Mamma Mia! on 14 June 2010.


She recently returned to the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park to play the parts of Lottie Childs and Patricia Fodor in Timothy Sheader and Stephen Mear's revival of Crazy For You, for which she was nominated for the 2012 Theatregoers' Choice Awards [1]


Thorpe returned to Wicked to play Madame Morrible from Monday 22 April 2013 until Saturday 16 November 2013, in place of Louise Plowright who withdrew from the role due to illness.

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