Liz Carr - Biography
Last Modified: Feb 16, 2022
|Born on :||April 21, 1972 (age 50)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Wirral, Cheshire, England, UK|
|Father's Name:||Peter Car|
|Mother's Name:||Patricia Carr|
|High School:||Birkenhead High School|
|University:||University of Nottingham|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Liz Carr?
Liz Carr is an actress, comedian, broadcaster by profession, and British by nationality. The disability rights activist is well known for starring in the TV series Silent Witness as Clarissa Mullery, The Witcher as Fenn.
Liz Carr – Age, Parents, Siblings
Liz Carr’s birth took place on April 21, 1972, in Wirral, Cheshire, England, UK. Her mother’s name is Patricia Carr and her father’s name is Peter Carr. She is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling- a brother whose name is not known. She was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a congenital joint contracture with affects two or more areas of the body. Due to her condition, Liz Carr has used a wheelchair since she was seven years old.
Liz Carr with her family (Image: Mirror.co.uk)
For education, Liz Carr attended Upton Hall School FCJ and later Birkenhead High School. She also studied law at the University of Nottingham, graduating from the same. After volunteering in a law center, she went on to become a campaigner for civil rights for disabled people both in the UK and abroad.
Her ethnicity is English.
Liz Carr – Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Liz Carr is lesbian by sexuality. She has been in a relationship with her girlfriend Jo Church. The couple agreed on a civil partnership on November 1, 2010, and had a wedding the same year. She and her wife does not have any children yet.
Liz Carr, Jo Church on their wedding day (Image: Twitter)
Liz Carr – Career
Having been born with a physical disability herself, Carr has been serving as a disability rights campaigner in the UK for more than 20 years. She has also helped disabled people of the United States. In May 2008, she joined efforts with ADAPT to raise funds and to protest then-presidential candidate John McCain's refusal to support disabled people’s right to live in their own homes.
Moreover, in 2011 Liz Carr debated on the topic of assisted suicide on the BBC show Newsnight and an appearance on BBC’s Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die. Also, she deeply opposed Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill.
As a comedian, she has worked with fellow comedians Chris McCausland, Steve Day, Tanyalee Davis, Steve Best.
Carr uses her own condition as a sense of humor for her comedy skit. She has worked with many comedy groups such as Abnormally Funny People and was a runner-up in the 2007 Hackney Empire New Act of the Year competition.
Liz Carr has also worked with BBC on several projects. With Mat Fraser, she co-hosted Ouch! Podcast from 2006 to 2013, which was awarded BBC's Royal Television Society award. In 2011, she had the opportunity to work as a researcher for BBC’s Have I Got News for You.
In addition to her growing career, Carr is also an accomplished actress. Her debut screen role was in the 2017 film Le Accelerator. Since then she has worked in the film Infinite (2021) as Garrick and in the episode(s) of the TV series Silent Witness (2013-2020) as Clarissa Mullery, Les Misérables (2018), The OA (2019), Would I Lie To You? (2019), Devs (2020), CripTales (2020), The Witcher (2021) as Fenn.
On the set of The Witcher, Liz Carr has worked with Mahesh Jadu, Anya Chalotra, Royce Pierreson, Eamon Farren, Basil Eidenbenz.
Liz Carr in The Witcher (Image: WhatToWatch)
Liz Carr – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Liz Carr is estimated at around $200k while the figure on her annual income is not clear.
Liz Carr – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On Twitter, Carr is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Twitter and Facebook. She also has an official website- lizcarr.co.uk.
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