Birth Date: September 9, 1968 / Age: 48
Birth Place: London
Biography: Julia Sawalha (born September 9, 1968) is a British actress, best known as Saffron in Absolutely Fabulous, the prim foil for the other outrageous characters.
Sawalha was born in London into an acting family: her father Nadim is also an actor who appeared in the James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me while her sister Nadia starred in the soap EastEnders and is now a chat show host. She first gained public attention for her starring role in the ITV teenage comedy/drama Press Gang, which ran from 1989 to 1993.
She also voiced "Ginger" in the movie Chicken Run, and starred in the BBC adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, which also starred Colin Firth, as Lydia Bennett.
On January 1, 2004 it was reported that she had married Alan Davies, her co-star in the television series Jonathan Creek. Both Davies and Sawalha deny this.