Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman, 47, said playing detective at university is how she eventually bagged her husband Ed Sinclair, who she married in 2001. Reflecting on that period of time, The Crown star added she tells her spouse he’s a “lucky man” on a daily basis.
Olivia first met Ed, a producer, at Cambridge University, where they starred in Alan Ayckbourn's Table Manners.
The actress said she spent six weeks memorising the words to a song he liked and also learnt his timetable.
“I sort of stalked him,” she revealed. “Which I don’t condone. It did work in our case.
“I remind him every day that he is a very lucky man.”Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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Olivia Colman said she 'sort of stalked' her husband Ed when they were at uni together (Image: ITV•GETTY)
Olivia Colman tied the knot with Ed Sinclair in 2001 (Image: GETTY)
Olivia Colman made a joke about her husband at the Oscars in 2020 (Image: GETTY)
Olivia added she had also spent “three hours” getting dressed every day to impress him.
“He was not aware of what was going on,” she added in an online chat with BAFTA for the National Theatre, attended by The Mirror.
“Eventually I just told his friend to tell him I loved him and eventually his friend did.”
Thankfully for Olivia, her