Apr. 21st, 1966
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
5' 3 1/2
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Michelle Gomez (born 21 April 1971 in Glasgow is a Scottish actress best known for her comedy roles in Green Wing and The Book Group
Her father, originally from Montserrat, was a photographer, while her mother ran a modeling agency. From the moment she saw a production of Kiss Me, Kate at age seven, Gomez wanted to be an actress, an ambition her parents have always encouraged. She attended Shawlands Academy, Glasgow from 1978 - 1983. She trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
Gomez's first major role was in The Acid House, based on three Irvine Welsh short stories. She went on to star in the cult Channel 4 comedy drama The Book Group before landing her role as madcap staff liaison officer Sue White in both Series 1 and 2 of the comedy Green Wing, also on Channel 4.She also plays Michelle in Carrie and Barry, and starred as PC Sally Bobbins in the BBC 2 sitcom Feel the Force. She played a leather girl in The Gunslinger's Revenge Mio West with Harvey Keitel and David Bowie.
In 2005 Gomez appeared in the movie Chromophobia alongside Penélope Cruz, and in 2007 she starred in a drama by Irvine Welsh called Wedding Belles, and starred in Boeing-Boeing, at the Comedy Theatre in London. In 2007, she guest-starred in the Doctor Who audio play Valhalla.
In 2008 she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company, and she performed as Kate in The Taming of the Shrew at the Courtyard Theatre and the Novello Theatre.
Gomez has been married to British actor Jack Davenport since 1 May 2000.
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