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Catherine Tate, born in 1968 as Catherine Ford, is a British comedienne. Having played guest roles in ''Series/TheBill'' (who hasn't in the UK?), her big break came with ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow''. Her most notable character from that was schoolgirl Lauren, with her CatchPhrase "Am I bovvered?"

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Catherine Jane Ford (born 12 May 1969), known professionally as Catherine Tate, born in 1968 as Catherine Ford, is a British comedienne. Having played guest roles in ''Series/TheBill'' (who hasn't in the UK?), her big break came with ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow''. Her most notable character from that was schoolgirl Lauren, with her CatchPhrase "Am I bovvered?"


She had a similar experience with the American version of ''Series/{{The Office|US}},'' first making a guest appearance in the final episode of season 7 then returning in season 8 as a major character.

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She had a similar experience with the American version of ''Series/{{The Office|US}},'' first making a guest appearance as Nellie Bertram in the final episode of season 7 then returning in season 8 as a major character.


* CloudCuckooLander: Catherine occasionally guests on panel shows and similar (allegedly) "real life" appearences. It's hard to tell whether or not she's playing a character, but she regularly comes across as this or TheDitz - she her appear on Nevermind the Buzzcocks or 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown for prime examples.

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* CloudCuckooLander: Catherine occasionally guests on panel shows and similar (allegedly) "real life" appearences. It's hard to tell whether or not she's playing a character, but she regularly comes across as this or TheDitz - she see her appear on Nevermind the Buzzcocks or 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown for prime examples.

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* CloudCuckooLander: Catherine occasionally guests on panel shows and similar (allegedly) "real life" appearences. It's hard to tell whether or not she's playing a character, but she regularly comes across as this or TheDitz - she her appear on Nevermind the Buzzcocks or 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown for prime examples.


%%* LargeHam: TropesAreNotBad %% incomplete example: which character, in which work?

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%%* * LargeHam: TropesAreNotBad %% incomplete example: which character, A staple of her acting style, with this being how she spends most of Donna's debut in which work?"The Runaway Bride".


* ThoseTwoActors: With Creator/DavidTennant, first in ''Series/DoctorWho'', followed by ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'', ''UsefulNotes/ComicRelief'', ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow'', ''Radio/BigFinishDoctorWho'', other Shakespeare adaptations, ''WesternAnimation/{{DuckTales|2017}}'' and ''many'' other shows.

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* ThoseTwoActors: With Creator/DavidTennant, first in ''Series/DoctorWho'', ''Radio/BigFinishDoctorWho'', followed by ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'', ''UsefulNotes/ComicRelief'', ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow'', ''Radio/BigFinishDoctorWho'', other Shakespeare adaptations, ''WesternAnimation/{{DuckTales|2017}}'' and ''many'' other shows.


Catherine Tate, born in 1968 as Catherine Ford, is a British comedienne. Having played guest roles in ''Series/TheBill'' ( who hasn't in the UK?), her big break came with ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow''. Her most notable character from that was schoolgirl Lauren, with her CatchPhrase "Am I bovvered?"

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Catherine Tate, born in 1968 as Catherine Ford, is a British comedienne. Having played guest roles in ''Series/TheBill'' ( who (who hasn't in the UK?), her big break came with ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow''. Her most notable character from that was schoolgirl Lauren, with her CatchPhrase "Am I bovvered?"



After playing bit parts for the Creator/RoyalShakespeareCompany in her younger years, she returned as a leading lady in 2011, playing ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'''s Beatrice opposite longtime friend and former ''Doctor Who'' co-star Creator/DavidTennant. She's also joined the cast of ''WesternAnimation/{{DuckTales|2017}}'' as iconic villainess Magica De Spell, once again playing opposite of Tennant.

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After playing bit parts for the Creator/RoyalShakespeareCompany in her younger years, she returned as a leading lady in 2011, playing ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'''s Beatrice opposite longtime friend and former ''Doctor Who'' co-star Creator/DavidTennant. She's also joined the cast of ''WesternAnimation/{{DuckTales|2017}}'' as iconic villainess Magica De Spell, once again playing opposite of Tennant.


After playing bit parts for the Creator/RoyalShakespeareCompany in her younger years, she returned as a leading lady in 2011, playing ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'''s Beatrice opposite longtime friend and former ''Doctor Who'' co-star Creator/DavidTennant. She's also joined the cast of ''WesternAnimation/Ducktales2017'' as iconic villainess Magica De Spell, once again playing opposite of Tennant.

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After playing bit parts for the Creator/RoyalShakespeareCompany in her younger years, she returned as a leading lady in 2011, playing ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'''s Beatrice opposite longtime friend and former ''Doctor Who'' co-star Creator/DavidTennant. She's also joined the cast of ''WesternAnimation/Ducktales2017'' ''WesternAnimation/{{DuckTales|2017}}'' as iconic villainess Magica De Spell, once again playing opposite of Tennant.



* ThoseTwoActors: With Creator/DavidTennant, first in ''Series/DoctorWho'', followed by ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'', ''UsefulNotes/ComicRelief'', ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow'', ''Radio/BigFinishDoctorWho'', other Shakespeare adaptations, ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' and ''many'' other shows.

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* ThoseTwoActors: With Creator/DavidTennant, first in ''Series/DoctorWho'', followed by ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'', ''UsefulNotes/ComicRelief'', ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow'', ''Radio/BigFinishDoctorWho'', other Shakespeare adaptations, ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' ''WesternAnimation/{{DuckTales|2017}}'' and ''many'' other shows.


* LargeHam: TropesAreNotBad

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* %%* LargeHam: TropesAreNotBadTropesAreNotBad %% incomplete example: which character, in which work?


* HypotheticalCasting: There's a number of ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'' fans who want to see her as John's yet-to-be-seen sister Harriet Watson.



* MemeticMutation:[[invoked]] "[[Series/DoctorWho You never forget your first Doctor. Unless you're Donna. Poor, poor Donna.]]"
* PlayingAgainstType: As the deadly serious KnightOfCerebus villain Magica De Spell in ''WesternAnimation/Ducktales2017''.


* HypotheticalCasting: There's a number of ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'' fans who want to see her as John's yet-to-be-seen sister Harriet Watson.



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* SirSwearsALotPlayingAgainstType: As the deadly serious KnightOfCerebus villain Magica De Spell in ''WesternAnimation/Ducktales2017''.
* ThoseTwoActors: With Creator/DavidTennant, first in ''Series/DoctorWho'', followed by ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'', ''UsefulNotes/ComicRelief'', ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow'', ''Radio/BigFinishDoctorWho'', other Shakespeare adaptations, ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' and ''many'' other shows.


After playing bit parts for the Creator/RoyalShakespeareCompany in her younger years, she returned as a leading lady in 2011, playing ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'''s Beatrice opposite longtime friend and former ''Doctor Who'' co-star Creator/DavidTennant.

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After playing bit parts for the Creator/RoyalShakespeareCompany in her younger years, she returned as a leading lady in 2011, playing ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'''s Beatrice opposite longtime friend and former ''Doctor Who'' co-star Creator/DavidTennant. She's also joined the cast of ''WesternAnimation/Ducktales2017'' as iconic villainess Magica De Spell, once again playing opposite of Tennant.


* ThoseTwoActors: With Creator/DavidTennant, first in ''Series/DoctorWho'', followed by ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'', ''UsefulNotes/ComicRelief'', ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow'', ''Radio/BigFinishDoctorWho'', other Shakespeare adaptations, and ''many'' other shows.


'''Catherine Tate''', born in 1968 as Catherine Ford, is a British comedienne. Having played guest roles in ''Series/TheBill'' ( who hasn't in the UK?), her big break came with ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow''. Her most notable character from that was schoolgirl Lauren, with her CatchPhrase "Am I bovvered?"

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'''Catherine Tate''', Catherine Tate, born in 1968 as Catherine Ford, is a British comedienne. Having played guest roles in ''Series/TheBill'' ( who hasn't in the UK?), her big break came with ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow''. Her most notable character from that was schoolgirl Lauren, with her CatchPhrase "Am I bovvered?"


'''Catherine Tate''', born in 1968 as Catherine Ford, is a British comedienne. Having played guest roles in ''Series/TheBill'' ([[OnlySoManyEquityMembers who hasn't in the UK?]]), her big break came with ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow''. Her most notable character from that was schoolgirl Lauren, with her CatchPhrase "Am I bovvered?"

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'''Catherine Tate''', born in 1968 as Catherine Ford, is a British comedienne. Having played guest roles in ''Series/TheBill'' ([[OnlySoManyEquityMembers ( who hasn't in the UK?]]), UK?), her big break came with ''Series/TheCatherineTateShow''. Her most notable character from that was schoolgirl Lauren, with her CatchPhrase "Am I bovvered?"

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