#205 Kathy Burke / Becky Want – 13 June 1964

Kathy Burke

Katherine Lucy Bridget Burke (born 13 June 1964) is an English actress, comedienne, playwright and theatre director. Burke first became familiar to television audiences as a player of minor roles in sketches by better-known performers such as Harry Enfield. She quickly became successful in her own right and although mainly associated with comedy, Burke won the Best Actress award at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival for her role in the gritty drama Nil by Mouth. Since then she has appeared as Perry in Kevin and Perry Go Large, and as Linda La Hughes in Gimme Gimme Gimme. In 2003, she was listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy.

Becky Want

Rebecca Elizabeth Want (born 13 June 1964) is a radio and television broadcaster, based in Manchester.


Also born on this day:
Tamara Tikhonova is a former Soviet Russian cross-country skier.
Ciarán Lynch is an Irish Labour Party politician.
Ramón Víctor Castro is a former Uruguayan footballer.
Christian Wilhelm Berger is a Romanian composer and organist.
Tony Ray is a singer, musician and composer.
Šarūnas Marčiulionis is a retired Lithuanian professional basketball player.
Jennifer Gillom is a former WNBA basketball player.
Lance Mountain was a popular skateboarder.
Mohammed Ali Hammadi is a wanted terrorist.
Shawn Patterson is a former professional American football player.
Doug Hilton PhD FAA is an Australian molecular biologist.

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