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Ramona Marquez (born 24 February 2001) is an English actress, best known for her childhood role as Karen Brockman in the BBC One sitcom Outnumbered.[1]

Ramona Marquez
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Marquez with co-stars Tyger Drew-Honey and Daniel Roche in 2009
Born (2001-02-24) 24 February 2001 (age 18)
Years active2007–present
Parent(s)Martin Marquez


In 2009, Marquez appeared as Imogen Pollock in the made-for-television movie Enid, detailing the life of children's writer Enid Blyton.

Later in 2009, Marquez became the first child to win the British Comedy Award for 'Best Female Comedy Newcomer'. Outnumbered also won two other comedy awards on the night, including 'Best TV Comedy'. Marquez has also appeared in The King's Speech as Princess Margaret and Arthur Christmas as the voice of Gwen.

Her father is Martin Marquez, an actor best known on television for his role as Gino Primirola, the head barman in the British television comedy drama Hotel Babylon. Her brother Raoul Marquez appeared with her in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Marquez returned for the fifth series of Outnumbered, which was shown on Wednesdays on BBC One starting on 29 January 2014.


In 2009, Marquez won the British Comedy Award for 'Best Female Comedy Newcomer', making her the youngest winner of a British Comedy Award in its twenty-year history. She also shared two other awards with the cast and production team for Outnumbered at the same ceremony, including 'Best TV Comedy'.[2]



Year Title Role
2009 Enid Imogen Pollock
2010 The King's Speech Princess Margaret
2011 Arthur Christmas Gwen (voice)
2012 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Grandchild
2015 A Louder Silence Anna


Year Title Role
2007–2016 Outnumbered Karen Brockman
2012 Secrets and Words: The Crossing Megan Williams[3]

Music videosEdit

Music videos
Year Song Artist Notes
2014 Kick Me Sleeping With Sirens


Year Award Category Character & title Result
2009 British Comedy Award Best Female Comedy Newcomer Karen Brockman: Outnumbered Won
2012 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Voice-over Role, Young Actress Gwen: Arthur Christmas Nominated


  1. ^ "Outnumbered Characters". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 9 September 2009.
  2. ^ "British Comedy Awards 2009 - Results". British Comedy Guide. 12 December 2009. Retrieved 12 December 2009.
  3. ^ "The Crossing". BBC Online. 29 March 2013. Retrieved 9 November 2012.

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