Lucy Jane Briers is an actress from England. Her film, theater, and television credits include roles in Pride & Prejudice and the sitcom Game On Briers.

She was born in Hammersmith, London, on August 19, 1967. She is the daughter of Richard Briers and Ann Davies, both actors.

Meet Richard Briers and Ann Davies

Richard David Briers CBE was an English voice actor who worked in film, radio, theater, and television during his 50-year career. He was born on 14 January 1934 and died on 17 February 2013.


Briers rose to fame as George Starling in Marriage Lines (1961–66), but it wasn’t until a decade later that he became a household name, narrating Roobarb and Noah and Nelly in.

SkylArk (1974–76) and playing Tom Good in the BBC sitcom The Good Life (1975–78). Later in his career, he played Martin in Ever Decreasing Circles (1984–89) and Hector in Monarch of the Glen (2000–05).

He starred in Shakespearean roles in Henry V (1989), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Hamlet (1996), and As You Like It (1996), all directed by Kenneth Branagh (2006).

Ann Davies

Ann Cuerton Davies was born on November 25th, 1934, and passed away on April 26th, 2022.

She was an actress from England. Davies was the mother of actress Lucy Briers and Katie Briers, and the wife of actor Richard Briers until his death in February 2013.

She also appeared in the films Peter’s Friends (1992) and In the Bleak Midwinter (1993) with Briers.


Jenny in the BBC series Doctor Who in the story The Dalek Invasion of Earth was one of her first television appearances. Davies played Annette Ludlow in an episode of Doctors in 2003.


Davies co-starred in the radio adaptation of the TV series Brothers in Law with her husband. Davies passed away on April 26th, 2022, at the age of 87.