Lucy Punch Biography

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Born: December 30, 1977


Date of Birth: December 30, 1977

Born and raised in London, England, Lucy Punch's star began to rise in 2010, when she starred alongside Steve Carell and Paul Rudd in DINNER FOR SCHMUCKS, followed Woody Allen's YOU WILL MEET A TALL DARK STRANGER. She's also completed BAD TEACHER alongside Cameron Diaz.

Lucy began her feature film career working opposite Geoffrey Rush in 2004's THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS. This was followed by the family fantasy ELLA ENCHANTED with Anne Hathaway and fellow Brit Hugh Dancy. In 2006, Lucy was chosen as the British Shooting Star by the Berlin Film Festival for her work in BEING JULIA opposite Annette Bening and Jeremy Irons. She has also appeared in ST. TRINIANS and Edgar Wright's British action comedy HOT FUZZ.

Lucy has also appeared in numerous television series in the UK such as Days Like These, Doc Martin, and Let Them Eat Cake. She made her West End stage debut as Elaine Robinson in The Graduate, directed by Terry Johnson. In 2007, Lucy returned to TV in the CBS comedy The Class alongside Jason Ritter. She also worked on the HBO TV Movie 1% alongside Donal Logue. In 2010 she starred in the three part mini-series Vexed for BBC opposite Toby Stevens.

Lucy divides her time between London and Los Angeles.

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