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Manchester, England, UK
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D.S. Rosie Fox in The Bill, Louisa Glasson
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Caroline Catz (born Caroline Caplan in 1970) is an English actress. She has starred in films, television programs, theatre and radio.
Catz began acting in the early 1990s, initially playing minor roles. On registering with Equity she discovered that an actress with the name Caroline Caplan was already registered, thus she had to choose a different professional name. She came up with Catz after seeing a doodle of a cat, despite being extremely allergic to cats.
In 1996 she took a lead role in the BBC`s All Quiet on the Preston Front, which ran for three series. She followed this with a spell in The Bill, during which she met Michael Higgs, who was to become her husband. Her part in The Bill was the first of a series of three long-term roles in which she played police offecers - The Vice had her demoted back to PC, whilst in Murder in Suburbia she was a Detective Inspector.
She is currently starring in ITV1`s Doc Martin, where she plays primary school teacher Louisa Glasson. The fourth series of the show began airing on the 20th September 2009.
As well as her long-term roles, Catz has continued to appear in one-off roles, including In Denial of Murder, in which she played real-life murder victim Wendy Sewell, and an episode of Hotel Babylon. She also appeared in a two-part episode of Single Handed entitled The Stolen Child as Dr. Maggie Hunter. Originally shown in Ireland in January 2008, it was broadcast by ITV on August 9th, 2009.
In November 2008, she played Anna, the puppet maker in the stage production On Emotion.
She co-starred in "Déjà-Vu a radio play broadcasted by BBC Radio 4 on Wednesday February 4th, 2009 at 2.15-3.00pm.
Prior to her acting career, Catz sang in an indie band called Monoland, and then a folk group called Sapphire.
In March 2008 she guested with East Kilbride rock combo The Jesus and Mary Chain for a folk rendition of their song "Just Like Honey".
Catz is married to fellow actor Michael Higgs; the couple met on the set of The Bill. They have a son named sonny and a daughter named Honour.
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Caroline Catz (born Caroline Caplan 19 October 1969 in Manchester) is an English film, television, theatre and radio actress. She is best known for her roles as Detective Inspector Kate Ashurst in Murder in Suburbia, Louisa Glasson in Doc Martin, Detective Inspector Helen Morton in DCI Banks, and PC Cheryl Hutchins in The Vice.
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Sonny (son) 2001, Honour (daughter) 2006
Michael Higgs, Husband
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Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
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Independent Talent Group Ltd
(1990s) TV commercials for Cadburys Milk Tray
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