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Seven Facts of Avenue 5 Actress Rebecca Front: Net Worth, Books, Notable Works, and Relationship with Phil Clymer

Dahlia Published On Sun Apr 19 2020   Modified On Sun Apr 19 2020
Seven Facts of Avenue 5 Actress Rebecca Front: Net Worth, Books, Notable Works, and Relationship with Phil Clymer

English actress and comedian, Rebecca Louise Front, is best known for her performance in television series and movie The Thick of It, The Day Today, and Transformers: The Last Knight

Front appeared in the  TV Series Thick of It from 2009 to 2012, winning BAFTA TV Award as Best Female Comedy Performance in 2010. Besides, she is prominent for appearing in numerous British comedies, including the radio show On The Hour, The Day Today, Time Gentlemen Please, sketch show Big Train, and Nighty Night

Currently, Rebecca Front is the part of the space comedy, Avenue 5, which premiered on January 19, 2020. Here are seven interesting facts of the actress.

7. How old is Rebecca Front?

Born on May 16, 1964, Rebecca Font is 55 years old. She was born in Stoke Newington, north  London, England, as Rebecca Louise Front. 

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Rebecca Front at British Comedy Awards. Source: Wall Of Celebrities

Rebecca's mother, Sheila Front, is Jewish and Welsh descent, and her father, Charles Front, is Jewish. Shiela is an author who wrote children's books that were illustrated by her husband, Charles. Interestingly, Charles has also designed the title-logo on the cover of the Beatles album, Rubber Soul.

6. She Had a Recurring Role in Lewis

Rebecca portrayed the character Jean Innocent, a Chief Superintendent, from 2006 to 2014 in the television series Lewis. 

The 55 years old actress is seen as the senior officer, supervising  Detective Inspector Robert Lewis and James Hathaway, portrayed by Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox, respectively. Despite appearing as an antagonist in early episodes, Front's character develops into a more supporting cast in later chapters.

5. Front Brother is Also a Writer

Rebecca's brother, Jeremy Front, is a comic actor and writer who is known for his works in television shows like Monarch of the Glen, Holby City, Home Farm Twins, and Psychobitches. 

The siblings have worked together in various writing and performance projects, including a series of spoof documentaries titled Incredible Women for Radio 4.

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Rebecca Front at the red carpet pf British Comedy Awards. Source: Zimbio

The 55 years old actress has written columns for The Guardian and co-wrote the sitcom Shush! for BBC Radio 4. She is also the author of Curious: True Stories and Loose Connections, a collection of autobiographical stories, published in 2014.  

4. Guest Appeared in an episode of Doctor Who

Rebecca Front appeared in the seventh episode, The Zygon Invasion, of the ninth series of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. The episode saw Rebecca as Walsh, who is a UNIT colonel and the leader of a strike team. 

It was aired on October 31, 2015, and also starred actors as Ingrid Oliver, Jemma Redgrave, Jaye Griffiths in the episodic role. Moreover, the 55 years old actress had also guest-starred in the Doctor Who audio drama, The Mind's Eye in 2007.

3. Net Worth of Rebecca Front

Front achieved recognition after working with Stewart Lee and Richard Herring on the BBC Radio 4 comedy series, Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World, and On the Hour, and the television and radio series Fist of Fun.

In recent years, she has become well-established on British comedy panel shows like The News Quiz, Have I Got News for You, and If I Ruled The World. She was also listed in The Observer's 50 funniest acts in British comedy in 2003.

The 55 years old actress has appeared in shows as Nighty Night, 
Lewis, The Thick of It, Psychobitches, Midsomer Murders, Outnumbered, Humans, Doctor Who, War & Peace, Dark Money, and recently Avenue 5. Rebecca's work as a actress, writer, and comedian has all helped her amass the net worth of $1 million

2. She is Married & Has Two Children

Rebecca Front is married to Phil Clymer since March 1998. Clymer is a producer and writer and is known for his works in Marple, Poirot, and Terriers.

Rebecca Front and Phil Clymer
Rebecca Front and her husband, Phil Clymer. Source: Mirror

Front and Clymer have two children together: son Oliver Clymer, born in 1999 and daughter Tilly Clymer, born on 2002. As a matter of fact, while filming the first series of Time Gentlemen Please, Rebecca became pregnant with her second child, which prompted Al Murray to alter the script so that Rebecca's character, Vicki, would appear pregnant on-screen as well. 

1. Rebecca is the Main Cast of Avenue 5

The 55 years old actress plays as Karen Kelly in the science fiction comedy television series Avenue 5. Front's character in the show is seen as one of the passengers of a space cruise ship called Avenue 5. 

Along with Front, the show also features actors Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Suzy Nakamura, Lenora Crichlow, Nikki Amuka-Bird, and Ethan Phillips in prominent roles.