Jennifer Metcalfe

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Jennifer Metcalfe
Jennifer Metcalfe.jpg
Jennfier Metcalfe at the 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards.
BornJennifer Joanne Metcalfe
(1983-09-04) 4 September 1983 (age 31)
Bradford, England
OccupationTelevision actor
Years active1998–present
Partner(s)Greg Lake (2013-2014)
 
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Jennifer Metcalfe
Jennifer Metcalfe.jpg
Jennfier Metcalfe at the 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards.
BornJennifer Joanne Metcalfe
(1983-09-04) 4 September 1983 (age 31)
Bradford, England
OccupationTelevision actor
Years active1998–present
Partner(s)Greg Lake (2013-2014)

Jennifer Joanne Metcalfe (born 4 September 1983) is an English actress. She joined the cast of soap opera Hollyoaks in June 2006, playing Mercedes McQueen.

Personal life[edit]

Metcalfe was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire and grew up on the Holme Wood housing estate,[1] and has been acting since age 12.[citation needed] She attended the Scala Kids drama school in her hometown. Metcalfe did a degree in Health and Fitness before proceeding with an acting career.[citation needed]

In between acting jobs, Metcalfe worked as a fitness instructor in Bradford.[1] She appeared in the sixth series of ITV's Dancing on Ice, partnered with Sylvain Longchambon.

She co-owns the clothing rental boutique, The Closet, in Liverpool with Hollyoaks co-stars Claire Cooper and Leah Hackett,[2] which opened in April 2010.

She dated ex-Geordie Shore star Greg Lake in 2013, and it was reported that they split, but they holidayed in Dubai in 2014.[3]

Career[edit]

Metcalfe has appeared in several television roles including children's television series My Parents Are Aliens and ITV dramas Where The Heart Is, At Home with the Braithwaites and soap opera Emmerdale.

In June 2006, Metcalfe began playing Mercedes McQueen in the soap opera Hollyoaks.[4]

On 19 December 2010, it was announced Metcalfe was to take part in the sixth series of Dancing on Ice.[5] Metcalfe was the seventh celebrity eliminated from the competition when she finished in the bottom two of the leaderboard along with fellow contestant Vanilla Ice who was saved by the judging panel.[6]

Metcalfe announced she was leaving her role on Hollyoaks on 26 August 2014.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1998, 2001Where the Heart IsKelly/Geena Garton3 episodes
1999My Parents Are AliensKatie Roberts1 episode
2001At Home with the BraithwaitesSchool Bully 11 episode
2002EmmerdaleJade Nicholls3 episodes
2006–14HollyoaksMercedes McQueenRegular cast
First appearance: 19 June 2006
2008-12Hollyoaks LaterMercedes McQueen6 episodes
Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2009Birthday GirlKeeleyTV Movie

Awards and nominations[edit]

YearCeremonyCategoryFilmResultRef
2007British Soap AwardsSexiest FemaleHollyoaksNominated
Inside Soap AwardsBest BitchHollyoaksNominated
Sexiest FemaleHollyoaksNominated
2008British Soap AwardsSexiest FemaleHollyoaksNominated
Digital Soap AwardsHollyoaksNominated
Inside Soap AwardsHollyoaksNominated
Best BitchHollyoaksNominated
2009British Soap AwardsBest ActressHollyoaksNominated
Sexiest FemaleHollyoaksNominated
Inside Soap AwardsSexiest FemaleHollyoaksNominated
2011TRIC AwardsTV Soap PersonalityHollyoaksNominated[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Black, Michael (27 March 2008). "'Make me the McQueen of soaps!'". Bradford Telegraph and Argus. Archived from the original on 19 August 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Denise Van Outen shops at Coleen Rooney's favourite boutique". Mail Online. 3 August 2010. Archived from the original on 19 August 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010. 
  3. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2594980/Jennifer-Metcalfe-shows-super-slim-waist-black-cut-bikini-holidays-Greg-Lake-Dubai.html
  4. ^ Lee, Cara (13 January 2009). "Jennifer Metcalfe: 'I love my curvier body'". The Sun. Archived from the original on 19 August 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010. 
  5. ^ "ITV1's Dancing on Ice 2011 line-up revealed". BBC.co.uk. (BBC). 19 December 2010. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  6. ^ Sperling, Daniel (6 February 2011). "Metcalfe makes shock 'Dancing On Ice' exit". Digital Spy. (Hearst Magazines UK). Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  7. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2734751/Jennifer-Metcalfe-announces-quitting-role-Hollyoaks-man-eater.html
  8. ^ 2011 TRIC Awards Nominees

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