Pam Ferris Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Shalini Moorthi
Feb 08, 2024 By Shalini Moorthi
Originally Published on Feb 06, 2023
Edited by Oluwapelumi Iwayemi
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Pam Ferris is a famous actress born in Germany.
Age: 1-99
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About Pam Ferris

Germany-born Pamela Ferris, often called Pam Ferris, was born on May 11, 1948, to a cop father and a bakery manager mother.

Pam Ferris, from 1971, has appeared in numerous theatrical productions, TV series, and movies. She started her career in acting as a stage actress by performing at Mercury Theatre, Auckland, Ipswich Arts Theatre, Royal Court Theatre, and Royal National Theatre.

Pam Ferris's big breakthrough came when she portrayed Miss Agatha Trunchbull, the matriarchy antagonist in movie adaptations of Roald Dahl's 'Matilda'. She is widely visible in the Harry Potter franchise for appearing as Aunt Marge in 'Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban'. On TV, Pam is recognized for her role in several great classic adaptations, such as Grace Poole in 'Jane Eyre', Elspeth McGillicuddy in 'Agatha Christie's Marple', Mrs. Boffin in 'Our Mutual Friend', Mrs. Markham in 'The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall', and Mrs. Dollop in 'Middlemarch'. Apart from television and theater, Pam also set her foot on the big screen by acting in the movies like 'Meantime', 'Death To Smoochy', 'Children Of Men', 'Malice In Wonderland', 'The Raven', 'Saving Santa', 'Holmes & Watson', and 'Tolkien'. Pam has received several accolades and nominations for her established and accomplished career on the silver screen, such as best actress, famous actress, and supporting actress. She married Roger Frost, an actor, in 1986 and lives in Kent, England.

Pam Ferris' Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Pam Ferris' net worth?

Pam Ferris' net worth is estimated to be $6 million. She garnered her wealth through her remarkable acting profession. It has been noted that Pam has been in the film industry since 1971.

How much does Pam Ferris earn per year?

Pam Ferris' yearly earnings are estimated to be $400,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Pam Ferris?

Pam Ferris is 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) tall.

How old is Pam Ferris?

Pam Ferris was born on May 11, 1948, and is 74 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Pam Ferris was born in Germany and raised in Wales. At the age of 13, Pam emigrated to New Zealand from Wales.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Pamela Ferris was born on May 11, 1948, in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany, to a bakery manager mother, Ann Ethel Perkins, and a policeman named Fredrick John Ferris. Pam's maternal grandfather is Evan Perkins, the founder of the family bakery business, which Ann took over. Pam's sister is Barbara Ferris. Genealogists worked on Pam's ancestry and uncovered details of her great-grandfather John Perkins, and her great-great-grandfather, Richard Perkins. Pam Ferris married Roger Frost when she was 38.

Who is Pam Ferris' partner?

Pam Ferris' partner is the actor Roger Frost.

Career And Professional Highlights

Pam Ferris's acting spree started in the early '70s in the theaters. She performed in several plays, namely 'Murder In The Cathedral', 'Gas Light', 'Gamma Gurton's Needle', 'Cymbeline', 'The Seagull', 'Notes On Falling Leaves', 'Road' and 'The Entertainer'.

She also carved her niche as a TV actress by debuting as Puck and Fairie in BBC's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. In the following years, Pam appeared in many TV series, to name a few, as Mrs. Draper in 'The Bill', Nesta in 'Connie', Alice Bird in 'Lillies', Mrs. Crabbe in 'Hardwicke House', Grace in 'Lizzie's Picture', and Peggy Snow in 'Where the Heart Is'.

Pam Ferries is far-famed for her performances in the films as Miss Agatha Trunchbull in 'Matilda' (1996), Tommy Cotter in 'Death To Smoochy' (2002), Aunt Marge in 'Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban' (2004), Miriam in 'Children Of Men' (2006), Queen Victoria in 'Holmes & Watson' (2018) and Mrs. Faulkner in 'Tolkien' (2019).

Best Known For…

Pam Ferris is best known among the audiences for her role as Miss Truchbull in 'Matilda', Aunt Marge in 'Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban', Miriam in 'Children Of Men', and Peggy Snow in 'Where The Heart Is'.

Charity Work

Pam Ferris is undeniably a philanthropist. As the Blue Cross Ambassador of UK, Pam supported the fundraising event Paws For Tea to help homeless, injured, and sick pets. She also lent her support to highlight the impact of dementia with Alzheimer's Research in the UK.

What awards has Pam Ferris won?

National Television Awards nominated Pam Ferris under Most Popular Actress thrice in 1997, 1998, and 2000 for her role in 'Where The Heart Is'. In 2003, Micheal Elliot Trust honored Pam with the Actress of the Year Award. Later in 2008, she received the Laurence Olivier Award for her role in 'The Entertainer' performed at The Old Vic, London, under Best Female in a Supporting Role.

Pam Ferris' Hobbies And Interests

Pam Ferris loves books. She also adores dogs because their joy is simple and profound.

Other Interesting Pam Ferris Facts And Trivia

  • In an interview with The Guardian, Pam revealed how she and her husband, Roger met. She said, "It took my husband eight short bus journeys to fall in love with me. We were introduced at the Royal Court theater on a Monday morning and discovered that we both got the number 22 home. We spent the next four days going back and forth, and that was it."
  • Pam Ferris has two dogs, Stan and Elsie. Stan describes Stan as "elegant, athletic, lazy" and Elsie as "excitable, tireless, passionate".
  • Pam Ferries doesn't have kids. She once said, "I was obsessed with work in my youth. It's why I didn't get married until I was 38 and the reason I didn't have kids. Not having children isn't a sadness in my life, though."

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Pam Ferris Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Pamela Ferris

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Hanover, Lower Saxony



170 cm

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Child Star?


Net Worth



Roger Frost


Ann Ethel Perkins, Fredrick John Ferris


Barbara Ferris

Annual Earnings

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Written by Shalini Moorthi

Master of Arts specializing in English

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Shalini MoorthiMaster of Arts specializing in English

With a Master's degree in English and Comparative literature from Pondicherry University, Shalini is an accomplished and award-winning writer. She is also dedicated to education, having mentored students to successfully pass entrance exams. Shalini's passion for literature extends beyond her professional life, as she enjoys reading and writing poetry in her leisure time.

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