Television actress best known for her portrayal of Theresa on the BBC Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks.
She wanted to be a ballet dancer but was informed that she was too overweight to be one.
She was listed at No. 50 on FHM's 2011 100 Sexiest Women in the World rankings.
She grew up with a sister named Emma.
She and eight soap opera actresses covered Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want to Have Fun as part of Cancer Research UK's "Race for Life" campaign.