Rebecca Front Movies and Career Information
Jun 28, 1965
Rebecca Front (born May 1964, Stoke Newington, London) is a BAFTA Award winning English comedienne and actress best known for her performances in The Thick of It in the late 2000s, and series of critically-acclaimed satirical comedies in the early 1990s: On The Hour, The Day Today and Knowing Me, Knowing You...with Alan Partridge. During the 2000s, her career continued across a range of comedy genres with prominent roles in animation Monkey Dust, Time Gentlemen Please and Nighty Night and sketch show Big Train. Front became involved in comedy while at St Hugh's College, Oxford University. She toured with the Oxford Theatre Group in 1984, taking part in the revue Stop the Weak. The tour played in Oxford itself; the Gate Theatre, Notting Hill, Edinburgh, Salisbury, and Romsey. In 1985, Front teamed up with Sioned William and Jon Magnusson to take the show The Bobo Girls go BOO to Edinburgh. She made a short promotional video on Energy Conservation with Michael Simkins in the late 1980s. Front earned a higher profile due to her work with Stewart Lee and Richard Herring on radio shows Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World and On The Hour and the television and radio series Fist of Fun.