Where are the cast of the BBC sitcom My Family now
If you remember the BBC sitcom My Family, you’re in luck because it was without a doubt one of the funniest shows on TV at the time.
And now that the BBC has made the series available to fans on iPlayer, viewers can look back to the early 2000s by watching the series again.
The hilarious sitcom followed the lives of London’s middle-class family, the Harpers, and documented how children would cause chaos in the household while coping with the day-to-day.
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The BBC comedy first appeared on our screens in 2000, when conflicting parents Ben and Susan stepped into our lives, bringing a whole host of comedies while raising a mature family.
But who are the stars of the show so far, from Janey to the unforgettable Nick? We’ll take a look …
Robert Lindsay – Ben Harper
Known for his comedic timing, Robert, 71, has provided many humorous moments on our screens and has now developed a career on stage.
The actor has been praised for his work in a number of theatrical productions after working on shows at the Royal Shakespeare Company, the West End and Broadway.
But recently, Robert has reinjected himself into television after working on shows such as McDonald & Dodds, Extras and The Trial of Tony Blair as well as a role in the 2019 films Maleficent with Angelina Jolie.
Robert married fellow actress Rosemarie Ford and now shares three beautiful children together.
Zoë Wanamaker – Susan Harper
The 72-year-old Zoë was central to the show and played the role of mum Susan alongside her onscreen husband Robert.
The actress continued her long and well-credited acting career both on stage and on screen, with many big budget movie credits to her name.
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Since the show ended in 2011, Zoë has appeared on award-winning TV shows such as Mr Selfridge, Poirot by Agatha Christie, and Prime Suspect, as well as her iconic role as Professor Hooch in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. .
Most recently, the star appeared on popular TV shows such as Inside No. 9, Killing Eve, Britania and Worzel Gummidge.
She married her husband and fellow actor Gawn Grainger in November 1994 and the couple have been married ever since.
Kris Marshall – Nick Harper
Kris, 48, played the hilarious role of their eldest son Nick, who brought an element of buffoonery and slapstick comedy to the sitcom as an unemployed sloth.
After the sitcom’s huge success, Kris pursued a colorful career in film and television.
The Red Haired Devil has starred in huge blockbuster movies such as the Christmas classic Love Actually and Citizen Khan.
He also starred in the famous BBC mystery murder Death in Paradise from 2013 to 2017.
Kris also married her beautiful and raised two children with her.
Daniela Denby-Ashe – Janey Harper
Daniela, 42, played the part of the beloved Janey who was the only girl in the family. Over the series’ 11 years, Daniela took a two-year hiatus between 2002 and 2004 as her role collided with another project at the time.
But the actress returned to the show and carried it through to its end, which propelled her to further her career as a successful TV star on shows such as Waterloo Road, Silent Witness and Midsomer Murders.
The actress shares very little about her personal life online, but she has revealed that she is a mom to a beautiful girl.
Gabriel Thomson – Michael Harper
Gabriel Thomson takes on the role of troublemaker son Michael, or “Mickey” as he is often called by his father.
His role in the series as a youngest child has been his most notable role in his acting career and has gone on to play minor roles in the theater.
It was not until 2015 that the actor announced that he was retiring from acting to return to his true passion as a lawyer.
According to the Daily Mirror, Gabriel, 34, went to King’s College London to study philosophy in order to pursue his new career as a human rights lawyer.