Camilla Marie Beeput
|Camilla Marie Beeput|
9 September 1984 |
Westminster, London, England
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 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. Since January 2014, Beeput has starred in the revived series of Birds of a Feather on ITV.
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, a musical based on the music of Boney M., at the Shaftesbury Theatre and European tour. Following Daddy Cool, Beeput appeared as Crystal Gordon in Bad Girls: The Musical from August through November 2007.
After her early work in theatre, 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, after appearing in Granchester as a sultry jazz singer in a Billie Holiday style there must be an album due soon.
Beeput appeared as Bethany Mortimer, the girlfriend of closeted gay footballer Noah Alexander, in the ITV1 series Footballers' Wives. 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. In 2011, she played Natalie in Top Boy, a four-part TV drama on Channel 4, update in the Vicar/Detective series Granchester 03 November 2014 Camilla sang to great effect.
- Fame Academy (2002) as Herself (Series 1)
- Footballers' Wives (5 episodes, 2005) as Bethany Mortimer
- The Bill (1 episode, 2006) as Kelly Haynes
- Plus One (1 episode, 2009) as Aimee
- Law & Order: UK (1 episode, 2009) as Maya
- Lunch Monkeys (6 episodes, 2009) as Leigh Anne
- Push (3 episodes, 2010)
- Peep Show (5 episodes, 2010) as Zahra
- Death in Paradise (1 episode, 2011) as Margaret
- Top Boy (2 episodes, 2011) as Natalie
- White Van Man (2 episodes, 2012) as Jasmine
- Doctors (3 episodes, 2009–2012) as Alice Hadley-Richards
- Birds of a Feather (8 episodes, 2014—) – Marcie
- Grantchester (1 episode 03/11/14 - possibly more) as Gloria Dee a Torch Singer and Diva
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