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Lucy Punch

Lucy Punch starred alongside Steve Carell and Paul Rudd in Paramount Pictures' Dinner for Schmucks, in Woody Allen's You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger with Naomi Watts, Anthony Hopkins, and Josh Brolin, and A Little Bit of Heaven, alongside Kate Hudson, Kathy Bates, and Gael Garcia Bernal. Her upcoming projects include The Giant Mechanical Man, written and directed by Lee Kirk, and Yellow, written and to be directed by Nick Cassavetes, which she will film this summer.

Punch 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. In 2006, Punch 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. Most recently, Punch worked with Topher Grace and Anna Faris in Universal Pictures' Young Americans and starred in the musical dramedy Untitled alongside Adam Goldberg and Marley Shelton.

Punch 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 debut as Elaine Robinson in The Graduate, directed by Terry Johnson. In 2007, Punch returned to TV in the CBS comedy The Class alongside Lizzy Caplan, Jason Ritter and Jesse Tyler Ferguson. She also worked on the HBO TV Movie 1% alongside Donal Logue and Kim Dickens. In October of 2010 she starred in the three part mini-series Vexed for BBC opposite Toby Stevens.

Punch was born and raised in London, England. She divides her time between London and Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2011.
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Lucy Punch Facts

BirthdayDecember 30, 1977 (45)
BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Lucy Punch compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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