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Julia Sawalha stars in "Absolutely Fabulous" as Ginger. She recently reprised her role in the hit BBC comedy series for several 20th anniversary specials. For her portrayal of the long-suffering Saffron, Sawalha was voted Best Female Performer by the Royal Television Society.

Hailing from England, Julie Sawalha started out on the stage at the Newcastle Playhouse, where she appeared in three consecutive Christmas productions for director Ken Hill: "The Voyage of the Dawntreader," "The Silver Chair" and "Peter Pan." She also starred in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at Stafford Castle, and in "The Illusion" at the Manchester Royal Exchange, for which she received a special mention at the Olivier Awards. She also starred in Shelagh Stephen's "The Memory of Water" in London's West End.

On the big screen, Sawalha co-starred with Lynn Redgrave in "Venus & Mars" and was seen in Kenneth Branagh's "In the Bleak Midwinter," Terry Jones' "The Wind in the Willows" and Claude Whatham's "Buddy's Song."

On British television, Sawalha recently starred in the series "Lark Rise to Candleford," played a recurring role in "Jonathan Creek" and was seen in the miniseries "Cranford," opposite Judi Dench and Imelda Staunton. Sawalha previously starred in "Mirrorball," a comedy series that reunited the cast from "Absolutely Fabulous." Her many other television credits include the series "Press Gang" and "Second Thoughts," as well as "Pride & Prejudice" and "Martin Chuzzlewit." She has also guest starred on such shows as "Tales from the Crypt," "Lovejoy," "Bottom," "Casualty," "El Cid," "French and Saunders" and "Inspector Morse."

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Age: 48 years old
Birthday: September 9, 1968
Height: 5' 3"
Birthplace: London, England, UK

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