Alison Hammond

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Alison Hammond
Born (1975-02-05) 5 February 1975 (age 39)
Birmingham, England
Residence Birmingham, England
Occupation Actress, Television Presenter, Television Personality, Reality TV Participant
Years active 1988–1997; 2002–
Employer ITV
Agent Becca Barr Management
Television Big Brother (2002)
This Morning (2003—)
I'm a Celebrity... (2010)
Celebrity MasterChef (2014)
Strictly Come Dancing (2014)
Children Aiden

Alison Hammond (born 5 February 1975) is an English television presenter and television personality who became famous after appearing on the third series of Big Brother in 2002[1] and was the second housemate to be evicted from the Big Brother house.

Hammond has since become a presenter on ITV's This Morning, interviewing many famous celebrities.

Career[edit]

Since leaving the Big Brother house, Hammond has appeared on many television programmes, including Celebrity Fit Club, Celebrities Under Pressure and Big Star's Little Star. She has also appeared on Celebrity Stars in Their Eyes, performing as Nina Simone, Celebrity Ready Steady Cook, Daily Cooks Challenge, as a panellist on ITV's Loose Women, and as a presenter on the short-lived ITV Play channel.

In 2004, Hammond played herself as a TV reporter in Christmas Lights opposite Robson Green.

In 2008, Hammond was named as the face of online bingo site Crown Bingo and took part in live chats, voiced characters and can be heard as the bingo caller in the bingo room.

In November 2010, Hammond entered the jungle as a contestant on the tenth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! and, on 28 November 2010, became the fourth contestant to leave the show.[2]

In 2012, Hammond became brand ambassador for DFS Home Furnishings.

Hammond participated in the ninth series of Celebrity MasterChef on BBC One.

Hammond will participate in the twelfth series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014 on BBC One.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Hammond was born on 5 February 1975 in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom. She was formerly a holiday representative, cinema usherette and child actress. Hammond resides in Birmingham her home city and has a son, Aiden.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Type Role Note(s)
1988–1990 Palace Hill TV Eskimo Regular Role
1991 Chalkface TV Alice 1 Episode, "Christmas Cheer"
1997 The Locksmith TV WPC Leigh 1 Episode, "Coming Together"
2002 Big Brother TV Herself Contestant, Series 3, 11th Place
Doctors TV Danielle 1 Episode, "Tears of a Clown"
2002, 2004, 2006 Loose Women TV Herself/Presenter Herself (1 Episode), Presenter x5 Episodes)
2003– This Morning TV Herself Host
2003 Doctors TV Theresa Holyoake 2 Episodes, "A Red Light Means Stop: Part 1" and "A Red Light Means Stop Part: 2"
2004 Celebrity Fit Club TV Herself Contestant
Celebrity Stars in Their Eyes TV Herself Performed as Nina Simone
Christmas Lights TV Herself/TV Reporter TV Movie
2006–2007 ITV Play TV Presenter This Morning Puzzlebook Quiz Show
2010 I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! TV Herself Contestant, 10th Place
2012 Celebrity Coach Trip TV Herself Contestant, 2 Episodes, "Rimini, Italy" and "Faenza, Italy", Eliminated 5th
2012, 2013, 2014 Big Brother's Bit On The Side TV Herself 4 Episodes, 14 June 2012, 19 June 2013, 4 September 2013 and 15 July 2014
2013 Celebrity Big Brother TV Herself Live Eviction 3, 1 Episode
2014 Celebrity MasterChef TV Herself Contestant
Strictly Come Dancing TV Herself Contestant

Guest appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alison evicted from Big Brother". BBC News. 8 June 2002. Retrieved 13 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Alison Hammond leaves the jungle". Google News. 29 November 2010. Archived from the original on 13 December 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2010. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Five minutes with... Alison Hammond - Celebrity Gossip Woman's Own". Womansown.co.uk. 16 January 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2014. 

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