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Julia Sawalha Biography

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Julia Sawalha's facts

Date of Birth 1968-09-09
Nationality British
Profession Actress
Ethnicity Jordanian-English
Height 5'3"
Place of Birth London, England
Measurements 34-27-33 inches
Boyfriend / Girlfriend Alan Davies, Dexter Fletcher, Rich Annetts
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue

Julia Sawalha is a celebrated English actress for the films and television. She celebrates her birthday every year on September 9 and was born in the year 1968. She is best known for her portrayal of Saffron Monsoon in Absolutely Fabulous. She is also known for playing Linda Day in Press Gang and Lydia Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. She also starred on Jonathan Creek as Carla Borrego and on Lark Rise to Candleford as Dorcas Lane. She has received awards and honors for her outstanding performances.

He is a native of London, England as she was born and raised there. She was born as the youngest daughter of father, Nadim Sawalha, who was an actor and a native of Jordan and mother, Roberta Lane, who was a dancer. She has English, Jordanian and French Huguenot descent. Born to an acting family, she could not stay away from it and quickly followed the footsteps of her father and her sister, Nadia, who is an actor, chat show host and television presenter. Not much is known about her early life and education.

She debuted into the acting industry in the year 1982 with the miniseries Fame is the Spur, by BBC. Her breakthrough role came only in 1993 as she was cast as Linda Day in the ITV teenage comedy/drama titled Press Gang. The show was a hit, won the prestigious BAFTA Awards and ran till 1993. During that time, she was also acting in the ITV family comedy Second Thoughts and reprised her role of Hannah for the series Faith in the Future. She was with the show until its end in 1998. She starred in the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous as Saffron Monsoon since 1992, until 2012. The role earned her awards and recognition from all over the world, specially the American audience. She also portrayed the character of Lydia Bennet in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Her most recent work can be seen in the TV series Remember Me. As a voice actress, she voiced the character of Mouse in Kipper the Dog, Georgina in Sheeep and Hannah/Hammer in Fable II, a game for Xbox 360.

About his personal life, she had a live-in relationship with Dexter Fletcher, her Press Gang co-star and also lived with Richard Herring, who was a comedian. She was also rumored to have an affair with actor Keith Allen. The tabloids said that she was married to Alan Davies, her then boyfriend, on January 1, 2004. They denied this and even took legal action against the reports.  Then, she was in a relationship with Rich Annetts after they met in 2005 at the Glastonbury Festival. They moved to Bath, Somerset and later to Somerset countryside. Their relationship too had some rough patches and they never recovered and ended their relationship. She has not yet married anyone and seems to be enjoying her life.

Julia has the height of 5 feet and 3 inches and balanced her height with a matching weight. She has a gorgeous body with the measurements of 34-27-33 inches and looks hot in a bikini. The curly, chestnut haired actress has a set of contrasting blue eyes adding much to her beauty. She has revealed her sensual body in several saucy scenes. She looks beautiful even at the age of 45 and has a charming personality that has won over many hearts. To get up close with her, her fans and followers can follow her in her accounts in social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. Her detailed and recent bio in Wikipedia and the IMBd website has further more information on her. She is continuing her good work up and has still much more to give to the industry.