Celia Diana Savile Imrie, known by her stage name Celia Imrie is a British actress. She is known for her role in the films like The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Bridget Jones film series, Calendar Girls and Malevolent. She has won many awards for her role in films and plays. Imrie was once in a relationship with Benjamin Whitrow and she has a son. They did not get officially engaged.
Celia Imrie was born in Guildford, Surrey, England on July 15, 1952, to Diana Elizabeth Blois and David Andrew Imrie. As per her nationality, Imrie is British by birth and belongs to the White ethnic group.
She was born under the star sign of Cancer. She was the fourth child among the five children of her parents.
Imrie attended Guildford High School, a girls school located in the Guildford. For further studies, she chooses acting as her major. She attended the Guildford School of Acting and completed her training in acting course.
Celia Imrie’s marital status is a bit complicated. She was in a relationship with Benjamin Whitrow. Benjamin is an English actor and he is popular for his roles in the movies like Pride and Prejudice, Chicken Run, Bomber and many more. Celia did not believe in the tradition of marriage, and for that reason, she was never officially engaged with Benjamin.
The couple begot a child on August 2, 1994, whom they named Angus Imrie. Angus is also an actor and he acted in series like The Archers, Station Jim, and recent movie The Kid Who Would Be King which was released in 2019.
Celia Imrie’s net worth, as of 2019 is estimated to be $1 million. The reported net worth is estimated on a certain basis and it could fluctuate to some lesser degree.
She garnered the net worth from her career as an actor. Furthermore, Imrie makes a decent income from her theatre works. She earns an average of $50,000 per annum from her profession.
Celia worked in many films like Hilary and Jackie, The Borrowers, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Calendar girls, Highlander, and many others. She appeared in many television series such as Absolutely Fabulous, The Darling Buds of May, Upstairs, Downstairs, Casualty to name a few.
Celia’s theatre credits include titles like Plague Over England, The Rivals, Hay Fever, King Lear, The Sea and many more. Her recent work in 2019 is Party Time and Celebration.
She is also an excellent writer and has published books such as The Happy Hoofer, Not Quite Nice, Nice Work(If You Can Get It), and Sail Away.
Celia Imrie won many awards for her performance in films and plays. Furthermore, she got The Clarence Derwent Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1992 for her role in The Sea.
Also, she won the Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical titled Acorn Antiques: The Musical!. Likewise, she received UK WFTV Award for the EON Productions Lifetime Achievement.