|Occupation Actress, author|
Siblings Corbett Jonathan
|Name Susannah Corbett|
Years active 1991–present
|Full Name Susannah Jane Corbett|
Born 10 August 1968 (age 52) (1968-08-10) Marylebone, London, England
Parents Harry H. Corbett, Maureen Blott
Movies and TV shows Dalziel and Pascoe, First Knight
Books One Cool Cat!, Harry H Corbett
Grandparents George Corbett, Mary Corbett
Similar Sheila Steafel, Harry H Corbett, Wilfrid Brambell
Steptoe and Son - Harry H Corbett's Daughter on The One Show BBC
Susannah Jane Corbett (born 10 August 1968) is an English actress and author. Her acting career began in 1991 and she has performed on television, film and radio. As an author, she writes children's books.
- Steptoe and Son Harry H Corbetts Daughter on The One Show BBC
- Early life
- Personal life
Born in Marylebone in London, Corbett is the daughter of actor Harry H. Corbett, known for the BBC Television sitcom Steptoe and Son, and his second wife Maureen. She attended Moira House Girls School in Eastbourne, East Sussex and trained as an actor at East 15 Acting School, Debden, Loughton, Essex.
In 1991, Corbett had a small role, credited as "Lady in coach", in the adventure film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. In November 1991, she made her television debut, as Sadie Meadows in an episode of the ITV comedy-drama series Minder.
Her first major role came in 1993 in an episode of the third series of Peak Practice on ITV as a cystic fibrosis sufferer, Vanessa Machin. She is best known for her role as Ellie Pascoe, wife of one of the title characters, Peter Pascoe in Dalziel and Pascoe, a popular BBC television drama series based on Reginald Hill's novels. She appeared in the series regularly between 1996 and 2000, returning for a guest appearance in 2005.
Corbett started writing picture books for her children, and her first published work, Dragon's Dinner, was published on 20 August 2009. A second book, One Cool Cat, was published in spring 2011. She has also written the life story of her father, Harry H. Corbett: The Front Legs of the Cow , which was published in March 2012.
Corbett lives in a cottage in Ashburnham, East Sussex with her family. She has two children.