Kerry Godliman is an English actress and stand-up comic. The 46-year-old native of London was born on 17 November 1973 and trained at Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance in London.
She is considered one of the mainstays of English television, and her illustrious résumé is embellished with credits in such TV shows as Spoons, Rush Hour, Hometown, and Derek.
Her most recent work includes the role of Lisa Johnson in the Ricky Gervais-led Netflix black-comedy series, Afterlife. The highly anticipated second season of the series, Afterlife, is set to drop on 24 April 2020.
These are seven facts about Kerry Godliman.
Kerry has been married to actor Ben Abell- of Dunkirk and Sherlock fame- since 2008.
They are currently listed as residing in South London with their two children, daughter, Elsie,11, and son, Frank, 8.
Kerry is one of the central cast members in the Ricky Gervais directed and starring Netflix black comedy-drama series, Afterlife.
She joins Roisin Conaty, Paul Kaye, Ashley Jensen, and others in the show centered around a man, Tony Johnson, whose life gets turned upside-down when his wife dies of cancer.
In the Netflix series, Kerry plays Lisa Johnson, the deceased wife of Ricky Gervais' character, Tony Johnson.
Before Afterlife, Kerry had already teamed up with Gervais in another comedy-drama series, Derek.
The mockumentary-style comedy series stars Ricky Gervais as a nursing home helper and follows his (mis)-adventure.
Kerry has recently joined the ranks of other celebrities who have built a brand on Instagram. She is relatively new on the platform, so as of February 2020, her following on Instagram under the handle @godliman.kerry stands at 4k subscribers.
Apart from her on-screen stint, she also has a litany of voice-work to her name. She has been a regular fixture on BBC's Radio 4. She has appeared on shows such as At the Fringe, Just a Minute, and The Now Show. She also starred in her own show, Kerry's List, from April 2013.
Along with acting, Kerry also has a "stand-up comic" in her résumé. She has had a prolific comic career and has performed her routine on Live at the Apollo, among other programs. She also tours extensively performing her routine all over the world.
As a tenured stand-up comic and actor who has made her presence felt since 1998, Kerry has an estimated net worth of $250k.
Her career spans over two decades, and she has been credited with 56 appearances. Her most recent stint in the Ricky Gervais-led black-comedy-drama series, Afterlife, has garnered rave reviews.
The first season was highly successful for Netflix, and the second season of the show is slated to drop on 24 April 2020.