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Morwenna Banks
Born Flushing, Cornwall, UK
Occupation Television actress

Morwenna Banks is a British actress and comedian.

Banks is best known in the UK as a cast member of the British Channel 4 comedy series Absolutely, where her best-known character was a schoolgirl who sat on the edge of what appeared to be (but actually was not) a scaled up desk to give the effect of making her look small.

She appeared as The Keeper Of The Rules (who resides in Limbo) in several episodes of the TV series Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, and played the character of Tess in the BBC comedy series Catterick in 2004 alongside Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.

Banks made her television debut in the United States on 8 April 1995, when she became a featured player on Saturday Night Live. Banks is the third castmember on SNL to be born outside of North America. Banks left the show at the end of the 1994-1995 season.

She voiced the part of Clare Feeble, in Stressed Eric, Mummy Pig on the children's animated series Peppa Pig, a Dog Home Owner in the first episode of the animated comedy Rex the Runt and the ship's computer in the BBC TV series Hyperdrive. She also played the voices of the witches in Meg and Mog an animated children's series for CITV (2003), is Ping Pong in Rupert Bear(5), Guinevere in 'King Arthurs Disasters (CITV), and is an additional voice in the PlayStation 2 video game Dragon Quest VIII. She also voices Betty and Sonia in the 2008 film version of Tales of the Riverbank. She has voiced a few characters on the 2003-05 dark cartoon Monkey Dust as well. She wrote, produced and appeared in the British ensemble film 'The Announcement' in 2001. She appears as Anthea Stonem in the E4 Teen drama Skins. In 2007 she appeared in the TV series' Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul. She has also appeared in the Steve Coogan BBC comedy Saxondale, where she played receptionist Vicky.

In 2009, Banks used her skills as an impressionist to make a series of web videos for BBC Comedy called Celebrities STFU. Each video featured Banks in costume and make up impersonating celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Noel Gallagher, Susan Boyle, Pixie Lott, Jools Holland and Duffy_(singer).[1]

She is the partner of David Baddiel

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