Katherine Parkinson Biography
(British Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Jen Barber’ in the TV Series ‘The IT Crowd’)
Birthday: March 9, 1978 (Pisces)
Born In: Hounslow, London, England
Katherine Parkinson is an English actress who is known for her performances in television and theatre productions, especially in comic roles. Her most famous role is of ‘Jen Barber’ in the Channel 4 sitcom ‘The IT Crowd,’ a role that she portrayed for seven years. She won the British Comedy Award for her impressive performance on the show. Her performances in shows like ‘Katy Brand's Big Ass Show’, ‘Doc Martin’, and ‘The Honourable Woman’ were also appreciated. Interested in the performing arts from a young age, she studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She then went on to have a successful career on stage and performed at the Royal National Theatre. She has featured in plays like ‘Home, I'm Darling’, ’66 Books’, and ‘The Increased Difficulty of Concentration’. Eventually, she made her way into the television industry where also she established herself in no time. She has appeared in a few supporting roles in films as well.