She shot to fame as one of the original cast of super-soap 'EastEnders' and has since starred in several top-rated television series. Now, Gillian Taylforth is treading the boards in a girlie laugh-out-loud musical comedy.
(born 14 August in London) is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Kathy Beale on the BBC soap opera, EastEnders (1985–2000) but has since appeared as Jackie Pascoe-Webb on ITV's Footballers Wives (2002–2006), but more recently as Sgt. Nikki Wright in ITV's The Bill (2006–2008). Away from television acting, she has appeared in film during her early career, and has presented on ITV's Loose Women as well as appearing as a celebrity contestant on Strictly Come Dancing in In January she was a contestant in Celebrity Big Brother.