English actress and television presenter who was the original actress to play Samantha Mitchell in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. She suffered from a severe cocaine addiction throughout the 1990s.
She started modeling at the age of seven and then moved on to acting.
She was a contestant on ITV's I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! in 2003.
In the early 1990's she was in a relationship with singer Brian Harvey. Following their breakup she began dating Robert Fernandez and they welcomed a son in 1996. She then married Ben Morgan in 1998, but their marriage lasted less than a year. She welcomed a daughter with Kevin Jenkins in 2001 and they married later that year. The couple divorced in 2014.
She and Madeline Duggan both acted on the popular series EastEnders.