| Carla Mendonca|
| University of Warwick|
| My Parents Are Aliens, Roman\'s Empire, Hilary and Jackie, My Dad\'s the Prime Minister|
Charlotte Francis, Alex Kew, Danielle McCormack, Tony Gardner, Barbara Durkin
Carla Mendonça (born 16 November 1964 in Sandy Row, Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a British actress best known for proceeding the role of Sophie Johnson in the CITV children's sitcom My Parents Are Aliens. She has a degree in Theatre Studies and Dramatic Art from the University of Warwick.
Mendonça's parents were ballet dancers, her mother from England and her father from Portugal. Her brother, Jorge, was a colonel in the British Army. Mendonça went to Bishopshalt School, Royal Lane, Hillingdon, Middlesex.
Mendonça has also appeared in Comedy Nation for BBC (playing various characters) during 1998, in episodes of Bottom entitled "Smells", as Mrs. Cholmondley-Warner in episodes of Harry Enfield and Chums as part of "Women, Know Your Limits", as Livinia in the French and Saunders episode "Misery", as Imo in Comedy Playhouse episode "Cut and Run", as Candy in the Lytton's Diary episode "The Ends and the Means", as Lyda in the Doctors episode "Last Supper in Suburbia", as Valerie in The Young Ones episode "Sick", with Gareth Hale, Norman Pace and Chris Barrie in an 80s comedy sketch show entitled Coming Next, in two episodes of Alas Smith and Jones, voicing various characters in the children's animated CITV series The Legends of Treasure Island. She also appeared in the pilot episode of Wycliffe as DS Lucy Lane alongside Jack Shepherd although this role was subsequently given to Helen Masters.
She is the sister of Colonel Jorge Mendonça who served with the First Battalion The Queen's Lancashire Regiment., and was also a member of the University of Warwick team for the 2011 Christmas special of University Challenge, who were runners-up in the competition.
She is married to actor and writer Clive Mantle.
Her theatre roles include:
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