Kellie Bright

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Kellie Bright
Born(1976-07-01) 1 July 1976 (age 38)
Essex, England
OccupationActress
Spouse(s)Paul Stocker (2014-)
Children1 son
 
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Kellie Bright
Born(1976-07-01) 1 July 1976 (age 38)
Essex, England
OccupationActress
Spouse(s)Paul Stocker (2014-)
Children1 son

Kellie Bright (born 1 July 1976) is an English actress who is perhaps best known for her roles as Linda Carter in the British soap opera EastEnders and as Joanna Burrows in TV series The Upper Hand.

Early Years[edit]

Bright began acting at a very young age and is known for performances as a child actress on British television in the late 1980s and the 1990s, including T-Bag and Maid Marian and her Merry Men. In 1990, Bright was cast as Joanna Burrows in TV series The Upper Hand alongside Joe McGann, Diana Weston and Honor Blackman. The series ran for six years.

Later career[edit]

Bright has also had main roles in Bad Girls[1] and BBC radio programme The Archers.[2] She has also guest starred in Da Ali G Show and made an appearance in the film Ali G Indahouse. Bright has made several guest appearances on British television programs, her credits include Holby City, Casualty, The Catherine Tate Show and Vera.[3]

Bright also starred as Joan Trotter in the Only Fools and Horses prequel, Rock and Chips, from 2010 until 2011.[4]

EastEnders[edit]

In October 2013, Bright was cast in perhaps her best known role to date as Linda Carter in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.[5] Linda made her first on screen appearance on 19 December 2013, but officially arrived on Albert Square with her husband, Mick (played by Danny Dyer) and her children on 26 December 2013. Since her arrival, Linda has been a part of some of the show's biggest storylines such as her son Johnny revealing he is gay. Linda is the landlady of The Queen Victoria pub.

Personal life[edit]

Bright married her long-term partner, Paul Stocker, in Trelill, Cornwall on 5 July 2014; the couple have a son.[6]

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1989T-Bag and the Revenge of the T-SetSally Simpkins/Anastasia
1989The BillMr. Carmody's daughterUncredited
1989Maid Marian and Her Merry MenLittle girl
1989T-Bag's Christmas CarolSally SimpkinsTV Movie
1990T-Bag and the Pearls of WisdomSally SimpkinsTV Movie
1990BrushstrokesChild
1990-1996The Upper HandJoanna BurrowsTV Series
1992Beauty and the BeastBeauty
1996ScenesClareOne episode: Alison
1997BlackrockLeesha
1998The BillLianne Clark1 episode
2000Nature BoyKaty1 episode
2000Cor, Blimey!ViolaTV Movie
2000The Thing About VinceSally
2001OutridersJulia's Mother2 episodes
2002Ali G IndahouseJulie
2002Bad GirlsCassie Tyler12 episodes
2002The House That Jack BuiltLisa Squire6 episodes
2002Silent WitnessDC Mona Westlake
2003How (not) to Make A Short FilmStefaniaShort film
2005Imagine Me and YouTerri
2005Kinky BootsJeannie
2005JerichoWPC Penny Collins
2005The AliceLynette1 episode
2006Vital SignsYvonne1 episode
2006Two WomenWoman1 episode
2007The Catherine Tate ShowKellieChristmas Special
2008New TricksSarah Madeley1 episode
2008Horne and Corden5 episodes
2009Hotel BabylonMeredith Sutton1 episode
2009Holby CityJoy Miller2 episodes
2009The Catherine Tate ShowKellyNan's Christmas Carol
2010Come Rain Come ShineJoanne MitchellTV Movie
2010-2011Rock and ChipsJoan TrotterMain Cast
2012One NightDawn2 episodes
2013Great Night OutShona1 episode
2013CasualtyTina Caffola1 episode
2013–presentEastEndersLinda CarterMain role
2014VeraVanessa Barnes1 episode

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