British stage, television and screen actress best known for her role as Serena Campbell in the BBC medical drama series Holby City. She is one of a number of actors from Holby City who live in Streatham
Catherine Russell is the daughter of actor Nicholas Smith (Mr Rumbold in Are You Being Served) and his wife Mary (Picture courtesy of Catherine Russell)
She is married to film producer Richard Holmes and they have two children and live in Madeira Road Streatham.
She trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama from 1983 to 1986 under George Hall.