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Kika Markham Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Kika Markham Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 58 kg
Year of Birth 1940
Nationality English
Eye Color Green

Kika Markham is an English actor who has been cast in several shows like Mr SelfridgeHolby City, Barbie, The Corner ShopFrontier DrumsDrama 61-67Jane EyreTeletaleStory ParadeSergeant CorkArmchair TheatreA Tale of Two Cities, Couples, Rooms, Clouds of Glory, The Wednesday PlayFearless, Call the Midwife, Emergency-Ward 10Theatre 625, JackanoryLove StoryBoy Meets GirlHappy Ever AfterStrange ReportAlbert and VictoriaHark at BarkerSix FacesThe Love School, Edward & Mrs. Simpson, Armchair ThrillerThe Life and Times of David Lloyd GeorgeBlack SilkThe Return of Sherlock HolmesThe Young Indiana Jones ChroniclesTouching EvilTakin’ Over the Asylum, Waking the DeadThe Inspector Lynley MysteriesSecret State, and Life. Kika Markham has also appeared in movies like Bunny Lake Is Missing, Futtocks End, Operation DaybreakKilling Me Softly, Under Western Eyes, FranklynNoroît, The Blood of HussainThe Innocent, Wonderland, Esther Kahn, A Woman at WarEinstein and Eddington, Fortune’s FoolsThe Shooting of Thomas Hurndall, Blade on the FeatherThe Woman in White, and Dirty Filthy Love.

Born Name

Erika S. L. Markham

Nick Name


Kika Markham as seen while speaking at the No More War event at Parliament Square in August 2014
Kika Markham as seen while speaking at the No More War event at Parliament Square in August 2014 (Garry Knight / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)


She was born in 1940.

Born Place

Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom







  • Father – David Markham (April 3, 1913 – December 15, 1983) (Actor, Stage Artist)
  • Mother – Olive Marie Dehn (September 29, 1914 – March 21, 2007) (Children’s Writer, Anarchist, Farmer, Poet)
  • Siblings – Sonia Markham (Sister), Petra Markham (Younger Sister) (Actor, Theatre Artist), Jehane Markham (Sister) (Poet, Dramatist)
  • Others – Frederick Edward Dehn (Maternal Grandfather) (Businessperson, Cotton Merchant), Helen Dehn (née Susman) (Maternal Grandmother), Paul Dehn (Maternal Uncle) (Screenwriter), Michael Redgrave (March 20, 1908 – March 21, 1985) (Father-In-Law) (Stage and Film Actor, Director, Manager, Author), Rachel Kempson (May 28, 1910 – May 24, 2003) (Mother-In-Law) (Actor), Vanessa Redgrave (Sister-In-Law) (Actor, Activist), Lynn Redgrave (Sister-In-Law) (Actor)


Kika Markham has been represented by Gardner Herrity Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.




5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm


58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kika Markham has dated –

  1. Corin Redgrave (1985-2010) – In the year 1985, she got married to actor and left-wing socialist activist Corin Redgrave in Wandsworth, London. The duo remained together until his death in 2010 and had 2 sons – Harvey (b. 1979) and Arden (b. 1983). With her marriage to Corin Redgrave, she also became the stepmother of Corin’s 2 children from his previous marriage – daughter Jemma Redgrave (b. January 14, 1965) and son Luke Redgrave.

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Distinctive Features

Usually sports forehead bangs

Brand Endorsements

She was cast in a TV commercial for Walls Cornetto ice cream “Gondolas” in 1983.

Kika Markham Facts

  1. She portrayed the character of Freda Dudley Ward in the 7-part television miniseries titled Edward & Mrs. Simpson in 1978.
  2. Alongside Sean Connery, Peter Boyle, Frances Sternhagen, and James B. Sikking, Kika Markham co-starred as Carol O’Niel in the 1981 science fiction thriller film Outland.
  3. She brought to life the character of Eileen in the 1999 drama film Wonderland. Her co-stars for the project included Jack Shepherd, Shirley Henderson, Gina McKee, Molly Parker, John Simm, and Stuart Townsend.
  4. Kika Markham was cast as Mrs. Blandchard in the 2002 erotic thriller film Killing Me Softly.
  5. In 2014, her memoir of her husband titled Our Time of Day: My Life with Corin Redgrave was published.

Featured Image by Garry Knight / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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