Kathy Burke (Actress) Wiki-Bio, Age, Husband, Married, Net Worth, Illness

Kathy Burke
Kathy Burke

Kathy Burke Biography and Wiki

Kathy Burke, born, Katherine Lucy Bridget Burke, is an English actress, comedian, writer, producer, and director who gained recognition after appearing on sketch shows such as French and Saunders (1988–1999) as well as a recurring role as Magda on the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012).

Kathy Burke Age and Birthday

Burke was born on June 13, 1964, in Camden, London, England. She is 57 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Gemini. Kathy turns 58 years on June 13, 2022.

Kathy Burke Height

Kathy stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (Approx. 1.7 meters)tall.

Kathy Burke Education

Burke attended Anna Scher Theatre School, a Performing arts theater in London, England, where she pursued her acting career. Further details regarding her academic credentials will be updated soon when revealed.

Kathy Burke Family, Parents, Siblings

Kathy is the proud daughter of Patrick Burke(father) and Bridget Burke. Unfortunately, her mother passed away in 1966 due to cancer when she was two years old. She grew up in Islington, London alongside her siblings Barry Burke, and John Burke. Further details regarding her family background will be updated soon when established.

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Kathy Burke Husband, Is She Married?

Moving on to her marital affairs, the famed actress prefers keeping her love life private and away from the publics’ eye hence no record of her relationships is available to the public. It’s therefore not clear if she is single, married, or in a relationship.

Kathy Burke Net Worth

Kathy Burke has an estimated net worth ranging from $5 million to $10 million as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as an actress among other investments.

Kathy Burke Illness

Unfortunately, Kathy contracted Clostridium difficile, also known as C. difficile or C. diff, which is bacteria that can infect the bowel and cause diarrhea. The infection most commonly affects people who have recently been treated with antibiotics.

It spreads very easily to others, and Burke contracted the bacteria while in hospital for an operation in 2007. As a result, she had to pass on directing duties on Dying for It at the Almeida Theatre. Currently, the renowned actress is in good health.


A comprehensive list of Kathy’s most known movies;

  • Nil by Mouth (film)
  • Kevin and Perry Go Large
  • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
  • Pan 2015
  • Dancing at Lughnasa 1998
  • Once Upon a Time in the Midlands
  • Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
  • Scrubbers 1982
  • Flushed Away
  • This Year’s Love 1999
  • The Martins 2001
  • Straight to Hell 1987
  • Anita and Me
  • Eat the Rich 1987
  • Work Experience (film)
  • Walker 1987
  • Straight to Hell Returns
  • The Antics Roadshow
  • Bertie Crisp
  • The Two Of Us 1987
  • Hello, Hello, Hello 1995
  • “The Comic Strip Presents…” South
  • Atlantic Raiders
  • Ted and Ralph
  • The End 1998

Kathy Burke Awards

She was awarded Cannes Best Actress Award in 1977 as well as The British Independent Film Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film in 1998. In  Addition, she also won the British Comedy Award for Best TV Comedy Actress in 2002.

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