Miranda Katherine Hart Dyke (born 14 December 1972), known professionally as Miranda Hart, is an English actor, comedian and writer.
Following drama training at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, Hart began writing material for the Edinburgh Fringe Festivaland making small appearances in various British sitcoms. She reached a wider audience with her self-written semi-autobiographical radio series Miranda Hart's Joke Shop, which started airing on BBC Radio 2 in 2008.
Hart writes and stars in the 2009 BBC sitcom Miranda (based on her radio series), which has earned its star four BAFTAnominations, three Royal Television Society awards and four British Comedy Awards throughout its three series. The sitcom's third series aired on BBC One 2012–2013. In 2012, she began appearing in the BBC drama Call the Midwife as Camilla "Chummy" Fortescue-Cholmondeley-Browne. Hart's semi-autobiographical book, Is It Just Me?, was released in October 2012.