Caroline Quentin (born Caroline Quentin 11 June 1960) is an English actress. Quentin — her stage name— became known for her television appearances in Men Behaving Badly, playing Dorothy, and playing Maddy Magellan in Jonathan Creek for three years.
In this hit British drama, Caroline Quentin (Men Behaving Badly) stars as DCI Janine Lewis, a woman with two challenging jobs: heading a police team that probes Manchester’s most gruesome murders, and raising four children on her own. Ian Kelsey (Touching Evil) is her dishy partner, David Schofield her doubting boss. “The most fascinating British female cop since Jane Tennison”
Blue Murder centres on a single mother of four, DCI Janine Lewis (Caroline Quentin), trying to balance a demanding career with raising her young family, whilst constantly battling with her ex-husband, who has since started a new family of his own.