Sue Holderness Wiki – Sue Holderness Biography
Sue Holderness is an English actress. She is known for portraying the role of Marlene Boyce in the British sitcom Only Fools and Horses from 1985 to 2003, and its spin-off The Green Green Grass from 2005 to 2009. After taking her A-levels, she trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She started her acting career with Manchester’s 69 Theatre Company in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Peer Gynt and as Desdemona in Catch My Soul. She has worked consistently in theatre, radio, film, and television. West End plays include The Female Odd Couple, Why Not Stay for Breakfast, The Male of the Species, and the highly acclaimed one-woman play Our Kid.
She regularly appears in The Vagina Monologues and she is part of the cast of the touring play Seven Deadly Sins Four Deadly Sinners. She has toured the country in numerous plays and worked in several repertory companies. Much of Sue’s career has been spent doing Alan Ayckbourn plays, three of which she toured with John Challis, who plays Boycie to Sue’s long-suffering Marlene in Only Fools And Horses. The Green, Green Grass ran from 2005 – 2009. A total of four series and three Christmas Specials were created. She played the role of Annie in the 2010 UK Tour of Calendar Girls. She played Annie again in 2011. She played Celia in the 2012 tour and went back to playing Annie in the Autumn 2012 tour.
Television roles include Marianne in The Sandbaggers, Bless This House, as Pamela Huntley-Johnson in the episode The Bells Are Ringing in which she was credited as Susan Holderness, as Liz in It Takes a Worried Man, Jo in The Brief, Cleopatra IV in The Cleopatras as Laura Doolan, a wife of serial bigamist “Confident” Clive Cosgrove in the Minder episode A Number of Old Wives Tales (1984); episodes of The New Avengers, Thriller, Sob Sisters, Growing Pains, Doctors, Lime Street with Robert Wagner, and Murder in Suburbia. She played Rowan Atkinson’s love interest, Lorraine, in Canned Laughter, and did numerous impersonations in two series of End of Part One. She played Maggie in Dear John, by John Sullivan, Joan Forrester in Heartbeat for YTV, Joan Travis in Revelations, and Rachel’s mother in Cold Feet, also for Granada. In April 2021, she is set to appear in the BBC soap opera EastEnders as Estelle.
Films include That’ll Be the Day and It Could Happen to You. She also appeared in the low-budget feature Meat Draw and Out of Sight for Granada. She regularly appears in pantomime and has appeared in productions across the UK. In 2014, she appeared in the BBC One medical drama Casualty as Alice Sweeney. From 2018 onwards, Holderness has appeared as Mrs. Rossi in the sitcom Still Open All Hours.
Sue Holderness Age
She was born and named Susan Joan Pringle Holderness on May 28, 1949, in Hampstead, London, United Kingdom.
Sue Holderness Husband
She is married to her husband, Mark Piper. They got married in 1989 and are parents of two children.
Sue Holderness Children
She has two children, Freddie Piper, and Harriet Piper.
Sue Holderness Nationality
She is of English nationality.