Jennfier Metcalfe at the 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards.
|Born||Jennifer Joanne Metcalfe
4 September 1983
|Partner(s)||Greg Lake (2013-2014)|
Jennifer Joanne Metcalfe (born 4 September 1983) is an English actress. She joined the cast of soap opera Hollyoaks in June 2006, playing Mercedes McQueen for 8 years. She is due to leave the series in late 2014.
Metcalfe was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire and grew up on the Holme Wood housing estate, and has been acting since age 12. She attended the Scala Kids drama school in her hometown. Metcalfe did a degree in Health and Fitness before proceeding with an acting career.
Metcalfe has appeared in several television roles including children's television series My Parents Are Aliens and ITV dramas Where The Heart Is, At Home with the Braithwaites and soap opera Emmerdale.
On 19 December 2010, it was announced Metcalfe was to take part in the sixth series of Dancing on Ice. Metcalfe was the seventh celebrity eliminated from the competition when she finished in the bottom two of the leaderboard along with fellow contestant Vanilla Ice who was saved by the judging panel.
|1998, 2001||Where the Heart Is||Kelly/Geena Garton||3 episodes|
|1999||My Parents Are Aliens||Katie Roberts||1 episode|
|2001||At Home with the Braithwaites||School Bully 1||1 episode|
|2002||Emmerdale||Jade Nicholls||3 episodes|
|2006–14||Hollyoaks||Mercedes McQueen||Regular cast
First appearance: 19 June 2006
|2008-12||Hollyoaks Later||Mercedes McQueen||6 episodes|
|2009||Birthday Girl||Keeley||TV Movie|
Awards and nominations
|2007||British Soap Awards||Sexiest Female||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|Inside Soap Awards||Best Bitch||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|2008||British Soap Awards||Sexiest Female||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|Digital Soap Awards||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|Inside Soap Awards||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|2009||British Soap Awards||Best Actress||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|Inside Soap Awards||Sexiest Female||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|2011||TRIC Awards||TV Soap Personality||Hollyoaks||Nominated|||
- Black, Michael (27 March 2008). "'Make me the McQueen of soaps!'". Bradford Telegraph and Argus. Archived from the original on 19 August 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
- "Denise Van Outen shops at Coleen Rooney's favourite boutique". Mail Online. 3 August 2010. Archived from the original on 19 August 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
- Lee, Cara (13 January 2009). "Jennifer Metcalfe: 'I love my curvier body'". The Sun. Archived from the original on 19 August 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
- "ITV1's Dancing on Ice 2011 line-up revealed". BBC.co.uk. (BBC). 19 December 2010. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
- Sperling, Daniel (6 February 2011). "Metcalfe makes shock 'Dancing On Ice' exit". Digital Spy. (Hearst Magazines UK). Retrieved 5 January 2013.
- 2011 TRIC Awards Nominees
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