Angela Hazeldine

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Angela Hazeldine
Born Angela Lee Hazeldine[1]
(1981-07-02) 2 July 1981 (age 33)[1]
Colwyn Bay, Wales[1]
Occupation Actress, Musician
Years active 1998–present
Website
http://www.pembertonassociates.com/more-info.php?id=49

Angela Lee Hazeldine (born 2 July 1981 in Colwyn Bay, North Wales) is a British actress and musician, known for portraying Gemma Craig in the Five soap opera Family Affairs.

Background[edit]

The late actor James Hazeldine was a cousin of Hazeldine's father.[2] She is the niece of Stephen Moore and a cousin of Robyn Moore and Sam Hazeldine.[2]

Career[edit]

Acting[edit]

Hazeldine played the role of Gemma Craig in Family Affairs for four years. She has also guest starred in episodes of Kavanagh QC, Heartbeat, The Royal Today and Doctors. She made her feature film debut in Kapital, a 2007 collaboration between writer/director Greg Hall and composer Steve Martland. She is also to appear in Hall's next film, Same Shit, Different Day.

Music[edit]

Hazeldine sings and plays keyboards in Manchester-based band The Circus Electric, with Sam Stockman' on guitar and lead vocals.[3] They started after the demise of Shepherd's Pi, a band which was formed whilst she was working on Family Affairs and included co-stars Sam Stockman and Rupert Hill.[4] Hazeldine was vocalist and bassist in the band which relocated to the North West in 2004, when Hill was cast as Jamie Baldwin in Coronation Street.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Kavanagh QC Teenage patient
"Memento Mori" (#4.1); 17 March 1998, ITV1
TV series
1999–
2003
Family Affairs Gemma Craig
— cast regular; 1999–2003, Channel 5
Soap opera
2007 Heartbeat Julia Walcott
"Mind Games" (#16.19); 1 July 2007, ITV1
TV series
Kapital Elizabeth Feature film
(writer & director: Greg Hall)
2008 The Royal Today Helen Travers
— one episode (#1.13); 23 January 2008, ITV1
Soap opera
Doctors Claire Baker
— "Hopelessly Devoted" (#9.207); 13 March 2008, BBC One
Soap opera

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Birth Registration Details" Ancestry.co.uk (Retrieved: 23 July 2009)
  2. ^ a b "Internet Movie Database: Biography" IMDb.com (Retrieved: 23 July 2009)
  3. ^ "LockOut Music: The Circus Electric" LockOutMusic.com (Retrieved: 23 July 2009)
  4. ^ Bourne, Diane; "Pi in the sky for Corrie's Rupert" ManchesterEveningNews.co.uk, 20 April 2006 (Retrieved: 23 July 2009)
  5. ^ Maloney, Alison; "Corrie star's rock ambition" TheSun.co.uk, 26 September 2006 (Retrieved: 23 July 2009)

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