Pauline Quirke

Active - 1980 - 2004  |   Born - Jul 8, 1959 in Hackney, London, England  |   Genres - Drama

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  • Became interested in acting at the age of nine after joining an after-school drama program.
  • Won the Fipa D'Or Biarritz Award at the Cannes Television Awards.
  • Founded the Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts in 2007, which has since expanded to more than 80 facilities.
  • Reprised her role of Sharon Theodopolopoudos in the 2012 and 2013 stage tours of Birds of a Feather, based on her long-running television series of the same name.
  • Is an honorary member of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
  • Is an avid supporter of various charities, including Children With Leukemia, Children in Crisis, and Children's Hospices UK.
  • Launched her own charity, PQA Trust, in order to provide support to underprivileged children with the means to train in the performing arts.