Caroline Sheen was born in 1975 in South Wales, UK. She is a professional Welsh actress known for her performances on stage, films and television. An Honorary Fellow of the University of South Wales, she is a member of the Gwent Young People’s Theatre and the National Youth Theatre of Wales. Sheen is married to actor Michael Jibson.
Apart from being a renowned actress, she has a bunch of talents like playing the piano, contemporary dance, ballroom dancing, cabaret singing, jazz dancing, and playing the clarinet.
Sheen trained at the Guildford School of Acting, graduating with a First Class Honours Degree.
She won the Helen Hayes Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her brilliant performance in Mary Poppins (US Tour).
She has numerous theatre credits, the likes of which include Myths and Hymns (Finborough Theatre); Into the Woods (Donmar Warehouse); Mamma Mia (Littlestar Productions); The Witches of Eastwick (Cameron Mackintosh); Les Miserables (Royal Shakespeare Company); Grease (Clear Channel); Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Chitty UK); A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (National Theatre); Once in a Lifetime (National Theatre); Mark Ravenhill’s Dick Whittington (Barbican Theatre); Mary Poppins (US Tour); City of Angels (Donmar Warehouse); Only the Brave (Soho Theatre); Crazy for You (Watermill Theatre); Putting it Together (St James Theatre); Kiss Me, Kate (Kilworth House Theatre), and Rags (Lyric Theatre).
She also has film credits to her name. She has appeared in Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables; Debbie Isitt’s Nativity Rocks, and Andy De Emmony’s Four Kids and It.
Sheen has made several television appearances including Hotel Babylon (BBC 1); Torchwood (BC Wales; Doctors (BBC 1); Press (BBC 1); Pitching In (BBC); Noson Lawen (S4C/Boom Cymru) and The Rook (Lionsgate/Starz/LibertyGlobal).
She is heard in BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night as a soloist.