Stephanie Beacham – Bio, Net Worth, Husband, Age, Facts, Family, Wiki

Coronation Street confirms Stephanie Beacham return as Martha Fraser

Stephanie Beacham is an English television, film, radio, and theatre actress. She earned a Golden Globe nomination for her lead role as a nun in the US sitcom Sister Kate in 1990. As a celebrity, she competes on Strictly Come Dancing in 2007 and Celebrity Big Brother in 2010. On stage, she starred as Maria Callas in a 2010 UK touring production of the play Master Class. 

Beacham began her acting career professionally in 1967. She made her big screen debut in the 1970 film The Games, before starring opposite Marlon Brando in the 1971 film The Nightcomers.  By the mid-1970s, Beacham had become widely known as a “scream queen” for her roles in multiple horror films including Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972), Schizo (1976), and Inseminoid (1981). 

Where is Stephanie Beacham from?

Stephanie Beacham was born on 28th February 1947 in Barnet, a suburban market town in north London, Hertfordshire, England. His birth name is Stephanie A Beacham. He holds an English nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. His star sign is Pisces.  He is a follower of Christianity. 

Stephanie Beacham was born into a middle-class family. His father, Alec Beacham. was an insurance executive and the managing director of the Grosvenor estate while his mother, Joan Wilkins, was a housewife. She grew up with her two sisters: Di-Di and Jenny Beacham and a brother, Richard Beacham. 

As for education, Beacham attended Barnet’s Queen Elizabeth Girls’ Grammar School in her hometown. To pursue her career in acting, she went to Boulogne-Billancourt in Paris, France, to study mime. After returning to England, she attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London.

Stephanie Beacham Career (Movies and TV Shows)

  • Before acting, Beacham began her career in modeling in her late teens. She became involved in acting after reaching 20. She made her acting debut in the BBC series The Queen’s Traitor in 1967, in which she played Mary, Queen of Scots.
  • Beacham’s first film roles were in a British sports drama film “The Games” and Tam Lin, a British folk horror film both released in 1970 and really perform well at the box office. 
  • Van Helsing in Hammer’s Dracula A.D. 1972 alongside Peter Cushing.
  • From 1981 to 1982, Beacham portrayed the role of Rose Millar in the BBC series Tenko. The series is about a group of women prisoners of war held captive by the Japanese after their invasion of Singapore in 1942.
  • From 1985 to 1987, she starred as Sable Colby on the American television series “The Colbys”. “The Colbys” was ultimately a rating disappointment and was canceled after two seasons. However, Beacham’s role as Sable Colby was critically acclaimed and praised by viewers, and is still remembered as one of her iconic characters in her acting career. 
  •  In 1993, Beacham signed on to play Dr. Kristin Westphalen in the NBC science fiction series SeaQuest DSV, produced by Steven Spielberg. Her character was the chief oceanographer and medical doctor for the submarine seaQuest, however, Beacham left the program after its first season.
  • In 2003, Beacham returned to the UK to take a role in the ITV prison drama Bad Girls. She played inmate Phyllida “Phyl” Oswyn for four years, partnered with Beverly “Bev” Tull (played by Amanda Barrie) as the “Costa Cons”. She remained with the series to the end in 2006.
  •  In January 2010, Beacham entered Channel 4’s seventh and final series of Celebrity Big Brother as a housemate; she was the only female to make it to the final and finished in fifth place on 29 January 2010.
  • From 2014 to 2016, she played Maureen in the BBC sitcom Boomers. The series follows the ups and downs of three late middle-aged recently retired (or due to retire) couples who live in Bournemouth, ‘Norfolk’s only west-facing resort’.
  • In October 2022, Beacham had a role in Renegades, an upcoming British crime action thriller film that is set to be released in the UK on January 30, 2023.
  • Coronation Street confirms Stephanie Beacham’s return as Martha Frase.

Coronation Street confirms Stephanie Beacham return as Martha Fraser

Who is Stephanie Beacham married to?

Stephanie Beacham was married to an English actor and writer, John McEnery in 1973. Together, they welcomed two daughters; Phoebe born in 1974, and Chloe born in 1977. After living as husband-wife for around six years, the couple separated in 1979 but stayed married for over another 10 years.

After her separation from her husband, Stephanie dated then- Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan in the 1980s, who later became a politician and served as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan from August 2018 until April 2022. Currently, she is romantically linked with her long-term partner, Bernie Greenwood with whom she has been connected since 2007.

What is the net worth of Stephanie Beacham?

As of December 2022, the net worth of Stephanie Beacham is estimated to be US $25 million. She was one of the highest-earning British actresses in the 1970s and 1980s. She has accumulated most of her fortune through her five-decade-long acting career. Beginning in 1967, she has starred in more than fifty movies and series. She owns a multi-million mansion in London and luxurious apartments in Madrid and Los Angeles. 

How tall is Stephanie Beacham?

Stephanie Beacham is 5 ft 5 inches tall and weighs around 62 Kg. She has an hourglass-shaped body figure. Her attractive body measures 37-26-38 inches. She wears a 40C(US) size Bra and an 8(US) size shoe. She has a pair of brown eyes. She looks elegant in her wolf-cut brown hair.

Though she is in her 70s, the actress’s body tends to oppose aging. She still looks young and beautiful and with the same energy level as she once had in her 20s and 30s. She works out daily and eats a healthy diet.

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