- Philippa Hart is a set decorator and partner of Irish-English actor Michael Gambon
- The mother of 2 has been in the life of Gambon for 24 years even though he’s legally married to his wife, Anne Miller
- She is 25 years younger than her partner who is 83 years old
Philippa Hart is a set decorator, set dresser, TV researcher, production buyer, and Michael Gambon’s partner. She is best known for her works in Longitude, How I Live Now, and A Very British Scandal among others.
On the other hand, her partner, Mike is one of the best and oldest British actors. He has spent over 5 decades as an actor and has played roles in A View from the Bridge, Man of the Moment, Emma, and The King’s Speech.
Who is the Partner of Michael Gambon, Philipa Hart?
The set decorator was born 25 years after the birth of Gambon who was born on 19 October 1940 in Dublin, Ireland. By this, she may be born around 1965 to 1966.
Since sharing details about herself is not a big trait of Hart, there is barely any knowledge of her growing up.
Nonetheless, her partner Gambon was raised in a Roman Catholic family. His mother Mary Hoare was a seamstress while his father, an engineering operative during WWII respectively.
Gambon attended St Aloysius’ College in Highgate before moving to North End, Kent. There, he attended Crayford Secondary School until he left without a qualification at the age of 15.
Currently, he has appeared in numerous films, TV series, and stage plays.
How She Met Michael Gambon
Philippa Hart was said to have met her actor partner in 2000 when they worked together on the film Longitude where Michael played the role of John Harrison.
A year after they met, Phillipa was introduced by Gambon on the set of Gosford Park – a 2001 satirical black comedy mystery film. He introduced her as his girlfriend and in 2002, they moved in together.
She is a Mother of 2
From her relationship with Michael Gambon, Philippa Hart became a mother of 2 boys while her actor partner has another son, Ferguson Gambon.
Her first child, a son named Thomas “Tom” (also reported to be named Michael) was born in 2007.
On the other hand, her second child, William was born on June 22, 2009.
At the time the boys were born, her partner was between the ages of 65 to 67 while Hart was about 42 to 44.
Despite having their children in the later years of their lives, Michael is happy being a father to his young sons. In addition, it is reported that her husband takes the children to movie sets.
At present, the children enjoy privacy while her partner’s son with his wife Anne is a Director of British Ceramics who also collects valuable antiques.
Philippa Hart Became the Woman Responsible for Gambon’s Untraditional Family Life
Before Michael Gambon’s Partner had met him, he had already been married to Anne Miller since 1962.
Anne is a mathematician and at the time she married Michael, he was 22 years old. Their marriage has been more private as compared to his relationship with Hart.
Based on reports, Gambon had moved out of the house he was sharing with Anne in Kent to move in with Philippa Hart at a point but is said to now switch between homes to be with both women.
His family has been tagged as untraditional since he has 2 women in his life as lovers. To cap it all, the women know about each other’s existence.
As a result of Hart’s love affair with the Irish-born Harry Potter actor, Gambon, Hart is mostly referred to as his mistress by the media.
Other Interesting Facts About Hart’s Life and Career
What to Know About Michael Gambon Partner’s Career
Phillipa Hart maintains a high profile as a set decorator, set dresser, TV researcher, and production buyer.
She started her career in the 1990s and has worked as an art department assistant on Sense and Sensibility (1995). She also has a career working on other films such as:
Her partner on the other hand has also worked in several movies as an actor. Currently, he has worked as an actor in movies such as Cordelia (2019), The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2018), Churchill’s Secret, Doctor Who (2010), and Harry Potter to mention a few.
As a result of his blossoming career, he has won 5 British Academy Television Awards, 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards, and has been nominated 2 times for Primetime Emmy Award.
What is the Net Worth of Philippa Hart?
The TV and movie set decorator is said to be worth an estimated $1 million. While this worth has not been confirmed but it is popular speculation on the internet, Phillipa makes her income majorly from her career.
Her partner also is one of the highest earners in the British movie industry. He has a net worth of $20 million.
He made his TV debut in 1967 and continued playing roles up until 2019 when it was revealed that he was having difficulty memorizing his lines.
In addition to acting, he is also a qualified private pilot and has a keen interest in cars. Due to his unique driving skills, a Top Gear series test track has been named after him.
In 1998, he was appointed a Knight Bachelor for services in Drama.
In conclusion, Philippa Hart has been in the life of Michael “Mike” Gambon for 24 years as his mistress and shares 2 children. However, Mike is legally married to his wife Anne Miller, and is one of the longest celebrity marriages.
Hart’s being with Mike has been dubbed untraditional, but from all that is gathered, being in each other’s lives may be good enough to last more years.