November 1967 (age 52)
|Alma mater||North London Collegiate School Guildford School of Acting|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (163 cm)|
Trained at the Guildford School of Acting after gaining a degree in Drama from Aberystwyth University. Lizzie Fell into Comedy whilst performing with Lenny Beige at The Regency Rooms as Sadie Beige -The Kosher chicken Giblet Queen of Whitechapel, Naomi Beige and Rita Poonarni-a brash Spanish singer with a penchant for Shirley Bassey numbers. In the late 1990s Roper also Performed stand Up and regularly hosted her own club, 'Loonatics at the Asylum' on Rathbone Place W1 as well as regular appearances on the Edinburgh Fringe. Her first major TV role was in The Worst Week of My Life playing Trish in 2004. In the same year, Roper appeared alongside Christian Slater in the West End production of One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest. In 2005 Roper was performing at the Edinburgh Festival With Alan Davies and Bill Bailey in The Odd Couple. In 2006, Roper devised and appeared in her second solo show, Peccadillo Circus at the Edinburgh Festival. It garnered a nomination for The Stage's Best solo Performance and transferred to the West End at the Trafalgar Studios before going on a National Tour. For the role she researched and interviewed members of the public about their sex lives.
In 2011, Roper was in the West End musical comedy Betwixt!. taking over from Ellen Greene. From 2013, Roper appeared as Sam Lomax in Hollyoaks. for over a year. When she finally left she went straight back to The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in another one woman show in which she played the journalist Julie Burchill in Julie Burchill: Absolute Cult, a play written by Tim Fountain and directed by Mike Bradwell. In 2015-16, Roper appeared as Jackie in Boy Meets Girl. She has appeared as herself in Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, Celebrity Storage Hunters, The Wright Stuff, Jason Manford on Absolute Radio and Co-hosted on LBC regularly with Jenny Eclair.
Since 2009, Roper portrays Mabel in adverts for Aunt Bessie's.
|2004||The Worst Week of My Life||Trish||TV series, 4 episodes|
|2005||Family Affairs||Roxanne||TV series, 5 episodes|
|2008||Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging||Becky|
|2008-2009||The Pinky and Perky Show||Various Comedy Cameos||TV series, 37 episodes|
|2009||Being Human||Maggie||TV series, 1 episode|
|2009||Wish 143||Nurse||Short film|
|2010||Him & Her||Paris||Series 1, Episode 5, “The Parents”|
|2010||New Tricks||Tilly Shaw||TV series, 1 episode "Dark Chicolate" (S7:E4)|
|2011||Waterloo Road||Jackie Stack||TV series, 2 episodes|
|2011||This Is Jinsy||Jinsy Player||TV series, 7 episodes|
|2012||Silent Witness||Sandra||TV series, 2 episodes|
|2012||Dead Boss||Top Dog||TV series, 6 episodes|
|2013||The Search for Simon||Paris|
|2013-2014||Hollyoaks||Sam Lomax||Regular role, 111 episodes|
|2015||Boy Meets Girl||Jackie||TV series, 6 episodes|
- Trevor Davies (7 August 2014). "Watch dead Hollyoaks star ride a wild boar in hilarious rehearsal for stunt". Mirror.co.uk. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- "Lizzie Roper: Christian Slater was one of the first to congratulate me on Hollyoaks role". Whatsontv.co.uk. 5 May 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- Robin T. Barton (8 August 2006). "Lizzie Roper in Peccadillo Circus". Broadwaybaby.com. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- "Lizzie Roper Replaces Ellen Greene for Extension of Betwixt! in the West End". London.broadway.com. 5 May 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- Anna Howell (23 October 2013). "Hollyoaks Spoilers: Lizzie Roper says Sam Lomax develops a soft-spot for Ste Hay!". Primetime.unrealitytv.co.uk. Archived from the original on 1 June 2016. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- "Hollyoaks' Lizzie Roper: I was devastated to be axed". Soapsquawk.co.uk. 4 August 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- "The best of the Edinburgh Fringe". 16 August 2014. Retrieved 27 June 2016.
- Terri Paddock (4 August 2014). "Lizzie Roper: Why I wanted to play Queen of Spleen Julie Burchill". Festivalhighlights.com. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- "Boy Meets Girl review: Cramlington writer Elliott Kerrigan pens a piece of TV gold". Chroniclelive.co.uk. 3 September 2015. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- "Storage Hunters UK Celebrity Special | UKTV Play". uktvplay.uktv.co.uk. Retrieved 27 June 2016.