Quick Facts of Shirley Anne Broadbent
- Full NameShirley Anne Broadbent
- Date of Birth14 September, 1935
- NicknameAmanda Barrie
- Marital Status Married
- BirthplaceLancashire, England
- Ethnicity White
- Religion Christianity
- Nationality British
- Active Year1959-present
- Eye colour Pale Blue
- Hair colour Blonde
- SpouseHilary Bonner (m. 2014), and Robin Hunter (m. 1967-div. 2004)
- Height5 feet 5 inch
- Weight82 KG
- EducationSt. Anne's College, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
- Horoscope Virgo
Amanda Barrie is a British actress who is credited for movies and tv shows like Are You Being Served? Coronation Street. Furthermore, Barrie started her career in 1959 and it’s been 6 decades, she is still relevant in the industry.
Amanda married twice in her lifetime. Her first husband Robin Hunter died in 2004 and now Barrie is currently married to someone else. Who is Amanda Barrie currently married to? Let’s find out more about Amanda Barrie net worth, movies, and partner in the article below.
Who Is Amanda Barrie? Her Bio and Wiki
Amanda Barrie was born on September 14, 1935, in Lancashire, England under the Zodiac sign of Virgo. Her birth name is Shirley Anne Broadbent, whereas, there is not much information about her parents. She is currently 83-years-old and stands tall at a height of 5 feet 5-inch.
Amanda joined St. Anne’s College for her college education. After completing her college, Amanda trained at the Arts Educational School and then at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Barrie learned acting there and after that started her career at the theatre.
Amanda Barrie’s Movies and TV Shows
Barrie started as a dancer for many British television shows alongside Alan Rothwell. Her breakthrough role came in 1963 with Carry on Cabby and Carry on Cleo. Later, Amanda was featured in Disney movie One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing.
Her most notable role came in the 1980s as Alma Sedgewick in Coronation Street. Amanda retired from the show in 2001 and after that worked in Margo Phillips Soap opera Doctors. Some of her other works include Bad Girls, Hell’s Kitchen, Benidorm, and Reality TV Show Celebrity Big Brother 2018.
Currently, Amanda Barrie is continuing her role as Psychic Sue in the tv show Benidorm. The show started in 2015 and is still running. The show also features cast like Jake Canuso, Tony Maudsley, Janine Duvitski, Tim Healy, Steve Pemberton, Sherrie Hewson, Adam Gillen, and many more in major roles.
Amanda Barrie Is Married To Hilary Bonner
Barrie ignited her relationship with singer Billy Fury in the mid-1960s. Both of them met each other during the filming of I’ve Gotta Horse and started dating for a while. Billy wanted more out of the relationship and proposed to marry her but Amanda refused the proposal.
While working at the theatre, Amanda met director, Robin Hunter. The couple dated for a while and ended up tying the knot. They do not share any children together and the couple separated in the 1980s. Amanda and Robin lived apart from each other but never signed any divorce papers.
— Hilary Bonner (@Hilary_Bonner) May 2, 2019
After the death of Robin Hunter in 2004, Amanda came out with her autobiography and said she is bisexual. Her autobiography is named It’s Not a Rehearsal and during that time, Barrie was in a relationship with actress Heather Chasen. But the relationship did not work out and they separated.
After some time, Amanda got into the relationship with actress Hilary Bonner. The couple was in a relationship for a long time before ringing the wedding bells on September 12, 2014. They still do not have any children.
What is Amanda Barrie’s Net Worth?
The exact amount of wealth of Amanda Barrie is not revealed yet. Amanda has worked in the industry for over six decades so, it might be in Millions of dollars. Barrie signed up for the reality show Celebrity Big Brother for which she got the payment of $200,000.
Amanda appeared in the British show Coronation Street for which Barrie received more than $5,000 per episode. For her show Benidorm as well, Amanda received a similar amount per episode.
Amanda worked in the theatre for which per week Barrie received $1,000 on average. Currently, Amanda Barrie lives with Hilary Bonner in London. She also has homes in Blackdown Hills, Somerset. Her cribs in three different locations cost around $990,267 on average.