Lucy Punch was born in 1977 and is an English actress. She has appeared in a number of films, including Hot Fuzz, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Dinner for Schmucks, and Into the Woods. She is best known for her roles in A Series of Unfortunate Events and Stand Up Guys.
Punch made her acting debut in a 1998 episode of The New Adventures of Robin Hood. Her other TV credits include the naive daughter of Alison Steadman's character in the short-lived series Let Them Eat Cake. She starred as a football player in the kids TV show Renford Rejects. In 2000, Punch appeared in the film Greenfingers. In 2004, Punch played receptionist Elaine Denham on Doc Martin. She left the television show The Class after appearing in 11 of the first 12 episodes. Punch made her stage debut as Elaine in Terry Johnson's West End adaptation of The Graduate. She has worked at the Royal Court and Bush theatres in London. Punch won the Best Actress award at the Monaco International Film Festival for her performance in Are You Ready For Love? She played murder victim and actress Eve Draper in Edgar Wright's 2007 film Hot Fuzz. She starred in Woody Allen's 2010 film You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger. In 2011, Punch appeared in Bad Teacher, portraying sanctimonious school teacher Amy Squirrel. In 2016 she played Amanda, leader of the "Alpha mums" in the BBC comedy series Motherland. In 2017, Punch was cast in the role of Esmé Squalor on the second season of the Netflix comedy drama series A Series of Unfortunate Events.
There is a person in West Hollywood, California named Punch. In July of 2015, she gave birth to her first child.
Johanna and Michael Punch ran a market research company and the daughter of them, Punch, was born in Hammersmith. She attended Godolphin and Latymer School in London. She began a course at University College London before dropping out to become an actress after performing with the National Youth Theatre.
Movies & TV shows
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How to Build a Girl
The journey of Midlands teenager Johanna Morrigan, who reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde: fast-talking, lady sex-adventurer, moves to London, and gets a job as music critic in the hope of saving her po...
What We Do in the Shadows
A documentary-style look into the daily lives of three vampire's in Staten Island who have lived together for hundreds and hundreds of years.
You, Me and Him
Despite their age difference, Lesbian couple Olivia and Alex are very much in love. But as the question of pregnancy rears its head and their neighbour John befriends them, they both start making some...
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A Series of Unfortunate Events
In their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death, the Baudelaires face trials, tribulations, and the evil Count Olaf.
The Female Brain
The neurological inner workings of romantic relationships between men and women are studied for science.
Sitcom about navigating the trials and traumas of middle-class motherhood, looking at the competitive and unromantic side of parenting.
With a new iPhone, an apartment near the Grove, and a comfortable bank account left to her by her beloved late husband, Marnie Minervini has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near...
Into the Woods
A baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a witch, in the woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters.
She's Funny That Way
On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.
Someone Marry Barry
A trio of friends scheme to find a wife for their socially inappropriate friend Barry, and end up finding a girl just like him.
A woman with chronic pain seeks out the widower of a suicide victim after she had visions of a member of her support group killing herself.
A young substitute teacher escapes from her drudging everyday life by fantasizing about bizarre parallel realities.
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Stuart Pritchard is an awkward, overly-confident Englishman trying to date in Los Angeles – where he repeatedly attempts to infiltrate the world of beautiful people.
When Todd takes his girlfriend Cammie up to the family cottage for a reclusive proposal, the last thing he expected to be doing was dealing with was his slacker brother and his hippie girlfriend. But...
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Stars In Shorts
Seven short films, all of which feature name actors, including Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh, Colin Firth, Lily Tomlin, Keira Knightley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more.
A mother and son attend a funeral for someone they really don't know, and intend to leave right after, but end up leading the procession to the burial.
The Wedding Video
When the rogueish but loveable Raif is asked to be his brother Tim's best man at his wedding, he decides the best present for the happy newlyweds would be to catch the entire thing on video. He return...
Ben and Kate
Ben and Kate are a pair of odd-couple siblings - one, a responsible single mom; the other, an exuberant dreamer - who reunite to help raise Kate's daughter.
The Giant Mechanical Man
An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.
Stand Up Guys
After serving 28 years in prison for accidentally killing the son of a crime boss, newly paroled mobster Val gets together with his former partners in crime, Doc and Hirsch, for a night on the town. A...
A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job in order to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.
A Little Bit of Heaven
A guarded woman who finds out she's dying of cancer but, when she meets her match, the threat of falling in love is scarier than death.
A favor for a woman from her past throws the life of a pregnant, retired porn star into chaos.
Take Me Home Tonight
Recent MIT grad Matt Franklin should be well on his way to a successful career at a Fortune 500 company, but instead he rebels against maturity by taking a job at a video store. Matt rethinks his posi...
A Good Old Fashioned Orgy
A group of 30-year-olds who have been friends since high school attempt to throw an end-of-summer orgy.
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Dinner for Schmucks
Tim Conrad is a rising executive who works for a boss who hosts a monthly dinner in which the guest who brings the biggest buffoon gets a career-boost. Tim doesn't plan on attending until he meets Bar...
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
Two married couples find only trouble and heartache as their complicated lives unfold. After 40 years of marriage, Alfie leaves his wife to pursue what he thinks is happiness with a call girl. His wif...
Comedy drama following a mismatched pair of police officers who disagree on everything with their partner, from policing to their personal life.
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Four contemporary adaptations of classic fairy tales, Rapunzel, Cinderella, The Emperor's New Clothes and Billy Goats Gruff.
Penny and Sam work for a notoriously mean spirited, selfish, and somewhat abusive big fish Hollywood producer, MJ Siegel. They run a day's worth of outrageous and demoralizing errands for her, and end...
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In 2007, Wright directed a fake trailer insert for Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's Grindhouse, called "Don't", it was a plotless trailer that mocked horror clichés.
The Sarah Silverman Program
Sarah Silverman plays a character named Sarah Silverman, who has an absurd daily life that unfolds in scripted scenes and songs. With her sister and gay neighbors by her side, Sarah always manages to ...
Some of Britain's budding comedy talent are featured in a series of one-off comedy specials. The format is very similar to the earlier Comedy Playhouse. In 2012 the format was replaced by 4Funnies.
When their beloved school is threatened with closure should the powers that be fail to raise the proper funds, the girls scheme to steal a priceless painting and use the profits to pull St. Trinian's ...
Nicholas Angel finds it hard to adapt to his new job in the sleepy British village of Sandford, since he was a former London police officer. He misses the excitement of the big city, but he also has a...
The Omid Djalili Show
The Omid Djalili Show was a British sketch comedy/stand-up comedy television show produced by Hat Trick Productions for BBC One. Writing by Omid Djalili, Will Smith, Roger Drew, Ian Stone, Ricky Grove...
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'Festival' is a black comedy set during the annual Edinburgh Fringe festival. The film is based around both the judging of a major comedy award and the performers at one of the smaller venues. Various...
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Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years of shining in the spotli...
Ella lives in a magical world in which each child, at the moment of their birth, is given a virtuous "gift" from a fairy godmother. Ella's so-called gift, however, is obedience. This birthright proves...
Doc Martin is a British television comedy drama series starring Martin Clunes in the title role. It was created by Dominic Minghella after the character of Dr. Martin Bamford in the 2000 comedy film S...
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
The turbulent personal and professional life of actor Peter Sellers (1925-1980), from his beginnings as a comic performer on BBC Radio to his huge success as one of the greatest film comedians of all ...
Clive Owen stars as a prison inmate who goes into an experimental "open" prison where the inmates walk around freely and get job training for their impending releases. While there, he discovers he has...
Cinderella (named Zezolla) and her family live mid 20th century, where fashion is practically everything. As her father is won over by a selfish woman named Claudette, Cinderella must keep her new ste...
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People Like Us
People Like Us was a British radio and TV comedy programme, a spoof on-location documentary written by John Morton, and starring Chris Langham as Roy Mallard, an inept interviewer. Originally a radio ...
Days Like These
Days Like These is a British TV series remake of the popular American sitcom That '70s Show. Directed by Bob Spiers, it was broadcast Fridays at 8.30pm on ITV in 1999 and used many of the same names, ...
Let Them Eat Cake
Let Them Eat Cake is a British sitcom starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders set in France, 1782, just seven years before the French Revolution. It is one of the few programmes in which French and...
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The Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and pur...
The New Adventures of Robin Hood
Turner Network Television has a live action TV series called The New Adventures of Robin Hood. Dune productions, M6, and Warner Bros produced and distributed the film. The tone of the series was simil...
Renford Rejects was a teen sitcom produced and broadcast by Nickelodeon UK between 1997 and 2001. The show briefly aired in the United States on Nick GaS. The show concerned a five-a-side school foot...
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Agatha Christie's Poirot
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first clas...
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Follow a cartooned 6-year-old Prince George spilling the royal “tea” on his family, followers and the British Monarchy.
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