Who is Elizabeth Bourgine? Meet the Celebrity MasterChef and Death in Paradise star

16 September 2019, 15:25

Elizabeth Bourgine
Elizabeth Bourgine. Picture: BBC

By Zoe Adams

Death In Paradise actress Elizabeth Bourgine competes against Joey Essex and Vicky Pattison on Celebrity Masterchef but who is her husband and where is she from?

Elizabeth Bourgine is swapping the big screen for reality TV as the French actress, best known for her role in Death In Paradise, competes on Celebrity Masterchef 2019.

Going against fellow contestants including Joey Essex, Vicky Pattison and Dom Parker, Elizabeth, 62, is all set to show off her culinary talents.

So who is Elizabeth? Here’s everything you need to know:

  1. Who is Elizabeth Bourgine?

    The actress, who was born in Levallois-Perret, France, began her career as a dancer and model before she made her name in the film, Nestor Burma.

    Elizabeth is mostly famous for her French movie roles but is best known worldwide for her character Catherine Bordey in Death In Paradise.

    She was also awarded the Romy Schneider Prize in 1985.

  2. Who is Elizabeth Bourgine’s husband Jean-Luc Miesch?

    Elizabeth Bourgine and husband Jean-Luc Miesch
    Elizabeth Bourgine and husband Jean-Luc Miesch. Picture: Getty

    Writer and director Jean-Luc and Elizabeth first met on the set of Nestor Burma in the 1990s.

    Happily married, Elizabeth and her partner also have an adult son together, Jules.

  3. Elizabeth Bourgine age: How old is she?

    Elizabeth was born on March 20, 1957. She celebrated her 62nd birthday in 2019.

    She was born in the Parisian suburb Levallois-Perret.