Gina Bellman (born July 10 1966) is an English actress, born in New Zealand to Russian-Polish-Jewish parents, who emigrated to New Zealand from England in the 1950s. Her family moved back to England when she was 11 years old. She became a household name for her performance in the title role in Dennis Potter's drama Blackeyes. She is also well known as one of the cast of the sitcom Coupling. Her other TV roles include Waking the Dead, Jonathan Creek, Mussolini, Little Napoleons, and a one-off appearance in Only Fools and Horses.