Caroline Caplan, also addressed as Caroline Catz, is a UK based entertainer who gained widespread fame after perfectly depicting the character of Louisa Glasson in the English comedy-drama show Doc Martin.
The mother of two has worked in various segment of the British showbiz industry, from movies to the small screen, stage performances, radio dramas, and as a narrator. She has practically done it all and has definitely made a mark in the UK entertainment industry. To learn more about Caroline Catz, read her profile below.
Caroline Catz – Bio
The entertainer was born as Caroline Caplan in 1970 in Manchester, England to her British parents whose names and information are yet to be discovered by the media. There is currently no news about her sibling(s) or her childhood life.
Unfortunately, the media is yet to get any news or findings connected to her school history or life but from her career, it is obvious that she is an intelligent woman, who makes smart decisions.
In the early phase of her career, precisely in the 1990s, Catz was given minor roles in films which were an avenue for her to be noticed by various movie and TV directors. In 1992, Catz bagged her first major film role in The Guilty, where she portrayed the character, Nicky Lennon. Catz was later offered to play a lead role in the BBC’s comedy series All Quiet on the Preston Front as Dawn Lomax.
In 1998, she portrayed the persona of Rosie Fox in ITV’s police procedural TV show The Bill. Catz went further to simultaneously play the role of a cop in subsequent shows she was featured in, such as PC Cheryl Hutchins in The Vice, DI Kate Ashurst in Murder in Suburbia and DI Helen Morton in DCI Banks.
In 2004, Caroline Catz became one of the cast members of the very popular British health comedy-drama Doc Martin, where she played Louisa Glasson, the proprietress of an elementary school. Catz featured in the film based on real-life events – In Denial of Murder where she played Wendy Sewell, who was murdered in real life. She also featured in an episode of Hotel Babylon and two episodes of Single Handed respectively.
In 2009, she made her radio debut featuring in BBC’s radio drama Déjà vu, which was centered around a love affair between a woman London and a Paris-based French Algerian.
Caroline Catz has also appeared in various theatre productions; in 2008, played the character of Anna in the play Emotion. She also appeared in Top Girls, Curtains and more. In 2016, she portrayed Bex in the BBC comedy-drama I Want My Wife Back.
The British entertainer was the director of the documentary film A Message to the World…Whatever Happened to Jesse Hector? She is also a fine narrator, Caroline Catz narrated the BBC documentary Ebola – The Search for a Cure and also served in that capacity for Britain’s Biggest Warship.
Caroline Catz – Net Worth
Over the years, it is believed Caroline Catz has gathered an impressive net worth through her career. Her wealth is currently approximated at $1.2 Million. Unfortunately, there is no information about what she is being paid per-episode/movie, but judging from her estimated net worth it is obvious that she earns a very decent salary.
Husband And Children
Caroline Catz is lawfully wedded to Michael Higgs, who happens to be a well known British actor. The duo met at the filming of ITV’s hit show The Bill in 1998 but were legally married in 2007.
The couple have two beautiful children, a daughter – Honor, who was born in 2006 and a son named Sonny. Sonny, who is the oldest child, was born in 2001.
• Her husband, Michael Higgs, has appeared in popular TV shows like The Bill and EastEnders.
• Her husband appeared in an advertisement for Booking.com, in 2015.
• As you may have figured out, ‘Catz’ is not her real last name but a stage name. The actress’ real surname name is actually Caplan. It is said that she had to change her last name to Catz after she found out while registering for British Actors Equity Association that someone had registered under the name Caroline Caplan. One would think she did that because of he love for cats but ironically she is allergic to cats and is not a big fan of the animals.