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Barbara Flynn Biography

Birth Name:
Barbara Joy McMurray
Birth Place:
St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex, England

Fast Facts

  • Appeared in repertory theatre after graduating from drama school
  • Played the role of Goneril in a 1997 National Theatre production of King Lear, reprising the role in the BBC adaptation the following year
  • In 2006, was nominated for the OFTA Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries for her performance in Elizabeth I
  • Is perhaps best known for playing Mrs Jamieson in period drama Cranford between 2007 and 2009
  • In 2020, played the role of Councillor Bone in the ITV sitcom Kate & Koji