Camilla Marie Beeput

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Camilla Marie Beeput
Born (1984-09-09) 9 September 1984 (age 29)
Westminster, London, England
Nationality English
Other names
  • Camilla
  • Camilla Marie
  • Camilla Beeput
Occupation
Years active 2002-present

Camilla Marie Beeput (born 9 September 1984), also known simply as Camilla or Camilla Marie, is an English singer, and stage and television actress born in Westminster and raised in Brent, both in North London. Beeput was formerly a beautician[1][2] and received her first media recognition for participating in the first season of the BBC reality television series Fame Academy in 2002, before ultimately being eliminated.[3][4][5] Since January 2014, Beeput has starred in the revived series of Birds of a Feather on ITV.

Career[edit]

Theatre[edit]

After Fame Academy, Beeput went on to star as Maria in a production of the musical West Side Story at Leicester Haymarket Theatre,[6] and Money to Burn at London's The Venue.

After appearing as Bethany Mortimer in the ITV1 series Footballers' Wives, she landed the role of Rose in the London West End production of Daddy Cool,[7] a musical based on the music of Boney M., at the Shaftesbury Theatre and European tour.[8][9][10] Following Daddy Cool, Beeput appeared as Crystal Gordon in Bad Girls: The Musical from August through November 2007.

Singer[edit]

After her early work in theater, Beeput wrote and recorded "Don't Hold Back", which features rapper Erick Sermon of the group EPMD and was released on 28 August 2006. In 2009, a track called "Oh What You Did", with US rapper Juelz Santana from the New York rap group Dipset, was recorded but never officially released.

Television[edit]

Beeput appeared as Bethany Mortimer, the girlfriend of closeted gay footballer Noah Alexander, in the ITV1 series Footballers' Wives.[11][12] She appeared as Aimee in the Channel 4 comedy series Plus One in 2008 and later that year appeared in Doctors on BBC One. Beeput played the role of Lee Ann in BBC Three's comedy series Lunch Monkeys in 2009m and in 2010, she played Zahra in Peep Show series 7.[13] In 2011, she played Natalie in Top Boy, a four-part TV drama on Channel 4.

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC defends Fame Academy". BBC NEWS. August 4, 2012. Retrieved October 7, 2002. 
  2. ^ "Ashley first out of Fame Academy". BBC News. October 11, 2002. Retrieved August 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Fame show eyes early chart assault". BBC News. October 28, 2002. Retrieved August 4, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Fame Academy: Must try harder". BBC News. October 5, 2002. Retrieved August 4, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Duo face boot for third time". Huddersfield Daily Examiner. November 1, 2002. Retrieved August 4, 2012. 
  6. ^ Ferrie, Elizabeth (December 30, 2002). "West Side Story (Leicester)". WhatsOnStage. Retrieved August 4, 2012. 
  7. ^ Ansdell, Caroline (June 7, 2006). "Daddy Cool Delays, Fever Winners Get Footloose". WhatsOnStage. Retrieved August 4, 2012. 
  8. ^ Vines, Richard (September 22, 2006). "New Musical `Daddy Cool' Celebrates Songs of Boney M -- Why?". Bloomberg. Retrieved August 4, 2012. 
  9. ^ Koenig, Rhoda (September 22, 2006). "First Night: Daddy Cool, Shaftesbury Theatre, London". The Independent. Retrieved August 4, 2012. 
  10. ^ de Jongh, Nicholas (September 22, 2006). "Daddy Cool isn't that hot". Evening Standard. Retrieved August 4, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Critics' choice" (subscription required). Detroit News. June 30, 2006. Retrieved August 4, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Camilla Interview for Footballer's wives". Footballer's Wives official website. Retrieved 4 November 2010. 
  13. ^ Jeffery, Morgan (November 25, 2010). "Robert Webb teases 'Peep Show' romance". Digital Spy. Retrieved August 4, 2012. 

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