Lucy Punch Biography, Actress, Ella Enchanted, Age, Husband, Movies and TV Shows

Who is Lucy Punch? | Lucy Punch Biography and Wiki

Lucy Punch is an English actress known for her role as Esmé Squalor in A Series of Unfortunate Events. She is known for her appearance in films such as Ella Enchanted, Hot Fuzz, Bad Teacher, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Dinner for Schmucks, and Into the Woods.

Lucy Punch Age and Birthday

Punch is 42 years old as of 2019, she was born on December 30, 1977, in Hammersmith, London, UK, EU. She celebrates her birthday on December 30th every year.  Punch will be 43 years old on Dec. 10th 2020.

Lucy Punch Height and Weight

Lucy is a woman of average stature. She stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches ( 1.73 meters). She also weighs a massive 130 lbs (59 kgs).

Lucy Punch Education

Lucy did her private studies at Godolphin and Latymer School in Hammersmith, London. She later joined University College London (UCL) but dropped out to pursue acting.

Lucy Punch Family

Punch was born and raised by her parents Johanna and Michael Punch in Hammersmith who ran a market research company.

Lucy Punch Husband

Lucy likes to keep her personal life private hence information about her dating life is not available. However, Lucy personal life information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Lucy Punch Children

Punch has a son born in July 2015.

Lucy Punch Facts and Body Measurements

Here are some interesting facts you don’t want to miss about Lucy.


  • Full Name: Lucy Alice T. Punch
  • Known As: Lucy Punch
  • Age/ How Old?: 42 years
  • Date of Birth: December 30, 1977
  • Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London
  • Education‎: Godolphin and Latymer School and University College London (UCL)
  • Birthday: 30th December
  • Nationality: British
  • Father’s Name: Michael Punch
  • Mother’s Name: Johanna Punch
  • Siblings: Not Available
  • Married?: Not Available
  • Children/ Kids: 1 son
  • Height/ How tall?: 5 feet and 8 inches ( 1.73 meters)
  • Weight: 130 lbs (59 kgs)
  • Profession: Actress
  • Net worth: $ 3 million

Lucy Punch Actress

Punch made her first acting move 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 which starred French and Saunders. She starred as a football player in the kids’ TV show Renford Rejects and played the role of victim Melissa Townsend in the 19th episode of Midsomer Murders.

In 2000, she appeared in the film Greenfingers and made her stage debut as Elaine in Terry Johnson’s West End adaptation of The Graduate. She has also worked at the Royal Court and Bush theatres, both in London.

Lucy Punch Doc Martin

In 2004, Punch portrayed receptionist Elaine Denham on Doc Martin. She left the television show The Class after appearing in 11 episodes. In 2006 she won the Best Actress award at the Monaco International Film Festival for her performance in Are You Ready For Love? The series stars Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz and Ian McNeice. Other featured actors are  Joe Absolom, John Marquez, Selina Cadell, Jessica Ransom and Eileen Atkins.

Lucy Punch Festival

Festival is a British black comedy film that was directed by Annie Griffin. The 2005 film is about a number of people at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Punch featured as Nicky Romanowski. The film stars Lyndsey Marshal, Paddy Bonner and Selina Cadell. The film also features Amelia Bullmore, Daniela Nardini, Chris O’Dowd and Billy Carter.

Lucy Punch Hot Fuzz

She played murder victim and actress Eve Draper in Edgar Wright’s 2007 film Hot Fuzz. The film stars Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Martin Freeman. Other featured actors are Bill Nighy, Robert Popper, Joe Cornish, Chris Waitt and Billie Whitelaw. The 2007 Edgar Wright film was first released on 20 April 2007 in the USA.

Lucy Punch Ella Enchanted

Punch is featured as a fictional character, Hattie in 2004 movie, Ella Enchanted. The film stars Anne Hathaway as Ella, Hugh Dancy as Char and Cary Elwes as Edgar. The Tommy O’Haver was first released in the USA on  9 April 2004. The 2004 film also features Parminder Nagra, Jim Carter and Patrick Bergin.

Lucy Punch Dinner For Schmucks

Punch co-starred in Dinner for Schmucks with Steve Carell and Paul Rudd. The film was directed by Jay Roach. The film stars Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and Stephanie Szostak. Other casted actors are Larry Wilmore, Andrea Savage and Ron Livingston. She starred in Woody Allen’s 2010 film You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger. In August 2010, she appeared in BBC Two’s three-part police comedy-drama Vexed.

Lucy Punch Bad Teacher

In 2011, Punch appeared in Bad Teacher, portraying sanctimonious school teacher Amy Squirrel. Punch was cast as Deena Pilgrim, the female lead in the TV pilot Powers, but the role was recast. In 2016 she played the role of 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, a role that continued through the show’s third and final season.

Lucy Punch Films and Movies

Punch has acted in the following movies:

  • Into The Woods
  • The Giant Mechanical Man
  • Take Me Home Tonight
  • Bad Teacher
  • Dinner For Schmucks
  • You, Will, Meet A Tall Dark Stranger
  • Untitled
  • Hot Fuzz
  • Ella Enchanted
  • Being Julia
  • The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers
  • Greenfingers

Lucy Punch TV Shows

Some of the TV Shows that Punch has acted are:

  • New Girl (TV Show)
  • Doc Martin (TV Show)
  • Ben and Kate (TV Show)
  • Fairy Tales (TV Show)
  • The Class (TV Show)
  • Survivors (TV Show)
  • The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (TV Show)

Punch has been a guest on:

  • Conan (TV Show)
  • Lopez Tonight (TV Show)
  • Tavis Smiley (TV Show)
  • Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Show)

Frequently Asked Questions About Lucy Punch

Who plays Amy Squirrel?

Lucy plays Amy Squirrel in Bad teacher.

Who played the first receptionist in Doc Martin?

Elaine Denham, the first receptionist in Doc Martin is played by actress Punch.

Is Lucy Punch British?

Lucy is a British national born on 30th December 1977, in Hammersmith, London, UK, EU.

Who is Lucy Punch?

Luy is one of British best known and best-loved actresses.

How old is Lucy Punch?

Lucy is a British national born on 30th December 1977, in Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom.

How tall is Lucy Punch?

Lucy stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches ( 1.73 meters).

Is Lucy Punch married?

Details about Punch love life are still under review. We will let you know when Punch gets in a relationship or when we discover helpful information about her love life.

How much is Lucy Punch worth?

Punch has an accomplished acting career with an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Where does Lucy Punch live?

Lucy lives in West Hollywood California with her son.

Is Punch dead or alive?

Punch is still alive and in good health. There have been no reports of Punch being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Lucy Punch now?

Lucy is still an active participant in the creative entertainment industry, she is a cast member of the 2019 released movie, Judy & Punch.

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