- Caroline Jones
- Reigate Surrey England
- United Kingdom
- Actress Comedienne
- Writing Travelling
- Beaming And Brilliant...hilarious...also A Woman Of Great Taste And Finesse. Buxom
- Rudeness. And Bad Service.
Caroline Jones (born 11 July 1960 in Reigate, Surrey), known by her stage name Caroline Quentin, is an English actress, most frequently associated with broadly comic roles.
Quentin was educated at the independent The Arts Educational School, in Tring, Hertfordshire. She has had an extensive television and acting career and has become a very well-known actress. Her early work included appearing on the stage when she was in the chorus of the original cast of Les Misérables. Quentin became well-known for her television appearances in Men Behaving Badly, playing Dorothy, and playing Maddy Magellan in Jonathan Creek for three years. In July 1996, Quentin released a single, a cover of The Exciters hit "Tell Him", with her Men Behaving Badly co-star Leslie Ash under the name of Quentin and Ash. The single reached number 25 in the UK Charts and disappeared three weeks later. Quentin has also appeared in the 2001 telemovie Hot Money, which was based on the true story of the theft of hundreds of thousands of pounds from the Bank of England. In 1998 came the first sitcom to be built around Quentin herself, Kiss Me Kate. At the British Comedy Awards in 2004, Quentin won the "Best Comedy Actress" award for her performance in Von Trapped and in the same year, she started the major role of Maggie Mee in the popular drama Life Begins, which returned for a third series in 2006.
ITV has produced four series' of Blue Murder, in which Quentin plays the main character, DCI Janine Lewis. The pilot aired in the UK on 18 May, 2003.  She has also appeared in various series such as Whose Line Is It Anyway?, as a Traffic Warden on Mr. Bean on the episode The Trouble with Mr. Bean, Room 101, Have I Got News For You, the BBC Radio 4 improvisational comedy series The Masterson Inheritance and popular BBC Radio 2 sitcom On the Blog. She is starring in the 2009 BBC comedy series The Life of Riley. On January 11 2009, Quentin stated on Something For The Weekend that she would return to Jonathan Creek in the future, if demand for her return was high enough and if Renwick offered her the opportunity.
Quentin married comedian Paul Merton in 1990, but they separated in 1997 and were divorced in 1998. Since 8 September 2006 she has been married to Sam Farmer. They married at Tiverton, Devon. They met in 1999 on the set of Jonathan Creek, where Farmer was a runner. They have two children, Emily (born 1999) and William (born 2003). Caroline has a home in Walberswick in Suffolk. She recently moved in to Morebath Manor near the Devon village of Morebath, close to Tiverton.