Carol Vorderman(1960-), Broadcaster, television presenter and civil engineer
Carol Jean Vorderman
Sitter in 2 portraits
Graduating with honours in engineering from Cambridge, Carol Vorderman's first media break came in 1982 as Countdown's resident number girl. Since then she has gone on to present a myriad of light entertainment and factual programmes. Carol Vorderman also continues to present radio programmes and has launched a second career in educational publishing.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below