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Georgie Glen is a British actress who has played receptionist Miss Millicent Higgins from Series 8 onwards, she is also notable for playing Ruth, Lady Fermoy on the Crown and Audrey McFall on Waterloo road.

Early Life[]

Glen is from Helensburgh in Argyll and Bute, Scotland and graduated from Glasgow School of Art with a degree in graphic design. She worked at Thames and Hudson publishers as an assistant book designer for five years before studying at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School for two years. After graduating she worked for a year at Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich, England.


She has featured in the BBC One drama series, Call the Midwife, Waterloo Road, Les Misérables, as Mother Abbess; in 2012, she had appeared in Les Misérables the film, as Madame Baptistine. Additional period performances include Hannah More in the 2006 film, Amazing Grace, John Ruskin's mother in the drama, Desperate Romantics about the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, as well as lady-in-waiting to Judi Dench in both Shakespeare in Love and Mrs. Brown.

In 2018, she was cast in the role of Millicent Higgins, a GP receptionist, in Call the Midwife.

Other notable performances include a recurring role in Heartbeat, as Sgt Jennifer Noakes and one of the eponymous Calendar Girls. Glen has also portrayed various characters in comedies including Little Britain and Harry Enfield and Chums, as well as a guest role in The Thick of It.

She appeared in Series Four of Netflix drama, The Crown, in 2020 playing Ruth Roche, Lady Fermoy, the maternal Grandmother of Lady Diana Spencer and lady-in-waiting to the Queen Mother.

Personal Life[]

She has twin daughters called Holly and Eleanor.