Esther Hall

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Esther Hall
Born (1970-08-28) 28 August 1970 (age 44)
Manchester, Lancashire, England

Esther Jane Hall (born 28 August 1970, Manchester, Lancashire) is an English actress who has had high-profile roles in a number of television dramas.

Born in Manchester in 1970 and brought up in Cheshire, she took A levels in Manchester before training in theatre arts for three years at the University of Leeds's Bretton Hall College where she gained a Bachelor of Arts[1][2]

Hall's first high-profile role was as Romey Sullivan in the television drama Queer as Folk (1999–2000), in which she played one half of a lesbian couple who conceive a baby with the help of their gay best friend. In 2001 she appeared in the award winning TV drama Men Only as Katie, the wife of Mac (Marc Warren). Roles in Always and Everyone (2000–01), Serious and Organised (2003) and an adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers (2003) followed. Hall played Ellie Simm, the girlfriend of main character Tom Quinn in Spooks from 2002 to 2003. In 2005 Hall joined the main cast of Waking the Dead as Felix Gibson, replacing Holly Aird in the cast as the resident team pathologist, but the character lasted only one series. Recent roles include BBC dramas Rome (2005–2007) and True Dare Kiss (2007). [1][2] She also spoke to Nelson Mandela about Iraq.[1]

Hall is also known for co-starring in the high-profile BT advertisements opposite Kris Marshall from 2005 to 2011, in which she played a single mother with two children who started a relationship with Marshall's character and later moved in with and married him.[3] In the summer of 2014, Hall joined the cast of the BBC daytime soap Doctors playing the part of Toni Macpherson.

Hall currently lives in London with her partner, actor Simon Muller, and her son Otto.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Esther Hall CV at PFD". Internet Archive. Archived from the original on 22 June 2007. 
  2. ^ a b "True Dare Kiss" (Press release). BBC Press Office. 
  3. ^ "Meet the new Flat 6 flatmates author=Tim Guest". BT. 16 January 2012. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 

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