Katherine Parkinson — English Actress born on March 09, 1978,

Katherine Parkinson is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Jen Barber in the Channel 4 comedy series The IT Crowd, for which she received a British Comedy Best TV Actress Award in 2009 and a BAFTA TV Award in 2014. She was also a main cast member of the series Doc Martin for three series, and performed the voiceovers for the games Worms Clan Wars and Worms Battlegrounds. She co-starred in Humans, an eight part sci-fi drama on AMC/Channel 4, which premiered in June 2015... (wikipedia)

Acting is about enhancing your life, not representing something that's missing.
I'm going to get myself one of those, um, movable computers - what do you call them... ? Laptops! I am bad. I still call my radio a wireless.
I did a lot of serious plays, and I did the Oxford Review as well, which is supposed to be funny, but I'm not sure how funny we were when we did it. Then, when I finished my course, it was only then that I decided to go to drama school and try and do acting because I was enjoying it so much and so on.
When I was at school studying biology, I wanted to be a medical researcher. I did work experience at St Mary's Hospital in London, and I begged them to let me see the post mortems. So the first time I saw a naked male was at 15, when I saw an 89 year old man who had died of a brain hemorrhage.
I've become one of those women who thrusts her engagement finger out all the time.