Alex Fletcher (actress)

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This article is about the British actress sometimes credited as Alex Fletcher. For other people named Alex Fletcher, see Alexander Fletcher.
Alex Fletcher (actress)
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Born Alexandra Fletcher
(1976-07-08) 8 July 1976 (age 38)
Childwall, Liverpool, England
Other names Alex Fletcher
Occupation actress, fitness instructor
Years active 1990-present
Spouse(s) Neil Davies (2003-present)
Children Yasmine Davies

Alexandra Fletcher (born 8 July 1976 in Childwall, Liverpool) is a British actress currently best known for her role as Diane O'Connor in Hollyoaks and previously for playing Jacqui Farnham in the now defunct soap Brookside.

Career[edit]

Fletcher joined Brookside in 1990 and played the role of Jacqui Farnham (née Dixon) until the series ended in 2003. In addition to her role in Brookside, she has made a number of other television appearances, both in acting and presenting roles. These include parts in Doctors and MIT: Murder Investigation Team, and a guest presenting role on the chat show Loose Women. She was also an occasional presenter of the children's series Why Don't You?

She took some time away from acting in the late 2000s and trained as a fitness instructor. She qualified in 2009 and now teaches at a number of locations.[1]

Fletcher joined Hollyoaks in August 2010.[2]

She also appeared as a contestant on the BBC cookery programme Celebrity Masterchef,[1] on 21 July 2010.[3]

Fletcher appeared on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff on 22 February 2011 with presenter Matthew Wright, Craig Revel Horwood and Anne Diamond.

Personal life[edit]

Fletcher is married to the actor Neil Davies (who appeared in Brookside as Robbie Moffatt, an on-screen boyfriend in 2000 and 2001) and with whom she has a daughter, Yasmin, born in 2005. She also has a brother called Bradley. She lives with her husband and daughter in Merseyside.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Martin, Tricia (13 July). "Alex Fletcher, Celebrity MasterChef". TV Choice. Archived from the original on 25 July 2010. Retrieved 17 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Green, Kris (16 June 2010). "'Hollyoaks' unveils third new family". Digital Spy. Retrieved 24 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "Celebrity Masterchef: Series 3, Episode 1". BBC One. 21 July 2010. 

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