Kacey Barnfield

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Kacey Barnfield
Born Kacey Louisa Barnfield
(1988-01-14) 14 January 1988 (age 26)
Hackney, London, England, UK
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997-present

Kacey Louisa Barnfield (born 14 January 1988) is an English actress. As a teenager she was best known for her role as Maddie Gilks in the popular, long running TV series Grange Hill.She spent a total of 6 years on the show. As a young adult, her most notable roles include Crystal in Resident Evil: Afterlife. And also Katie Sutherland, otherwise referred to as 'Neil's sister" in award winning British comedy The Inbetweeners.

In 2014, Kacey was listed as number 99 in FHM's 100 sexiest women in the world.

Personal life[edit]

She was born in London Borough of Enfield. She is a second cousin of the actress Victoria Shalet.[1] Kacey splits her time between London and Los Angeles, maintaining a base in both cities.

Kacey's father Malcolm (a partner at Enfield estate agency Barnfield's) and Karen (née Clarke) (a former glamour model) divorced in 2010.[2] She has a brother Kye and a sister Tyla. For a time, she dated England cricketer Stuart Broad.

Career[edit]

Barnfield's acting career began in 1997 when she was just 9, appearing in advertisements and stage plays. In 2000, Barnfield's won the role of bully Maddie Gilks, girlfriend to Baz Wainwright (played by Thomas Hudson), in Grange Hill, where she found herself the central role in central plots during her five-year stint on the show, It was Barnfield's first major acting role.

After Grange Hill Barnfield filmed Popcorn with Jodi Albert and Jack Ryder, and plays the character of Yukino. She has also appeared in the Sky1 football drama Dream Team.

Other roles include Zoe Stringer in Filthy Rich, in which she played Mike Reid's daughter shortly before he died, The Bill, where she played Chloe Fox for 3 episodes in 2004 and appeared again in October 2007 as Kelly Burgess, and Casualty in which she appeared as Claudie Waters for 2 episodes on 29 and 30 December 2007. In 2008, Barnfield was the face of Clean & Clear, appearing in adverts for the skincare brand. She also starred in the Road Safety commercial 'Mess'. In 2008 she became Galaxy chocolate's 'Miss Kiss' to publicize their Christmas Mistletoe Kisses chocolates.

In 2009 and 2010 she appeared in the E4 sitcom The Inbetweeners, as Neil's sister Katie in the series 2 episode "A Night Out in London" and series 3's "Will's Dilemma".

Barnfield made her theatrical film debut as Crystal Waters in the Screen Gem's 3D horror film Resident Evil: Afterlife, alongside Milla Jovovich, Wentworth Miller and Ali Larter. It topped the box office in September 2010. Kacey also starred in the TV movie Lake Placid 3, where she plays Ellie, this was also in 2010.

In 2011 she played the lead role of Kate in Johannes Roberts' Roadkill, a horror film about a group of teens taking an ill-fated RV trip around Ireland. Her performance was well received.[3] Barnfield is also set to appear as Barb in Jeremy Leven's movie Girl on a Bicycle. It was released in 2011.[dated info]

In June 2011 Variety magazine announced that she would star in Glutton, a '3D psychological thriller' directed by David Arquette. Barnfield will play Virginia, the blind neighbour and only friend of an 86 stone man who is forced to save his sister's life. Abraham Benrubi and Patricia Arquette also star. Glutton will begin filming in Canada in summer 2011, for release in 2012.[4]

In September 2011 Barnfield was female lead of Annabel in Sy-Fy Channel's Jabberwock opposite Battlestar Galactica's Tahmoh Penniket. Directed by Stephen R. Monroe.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Popcorn Yukino Girl
2010 Lake Placid 3 Ellie TV Movie
2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife Crystal Waters
2011 Roadkill Kate TV Movie
2011 Film: The Making of... Maresi De La Mer-Taylor Short Film
2011 Jabberwock Anabel TV Movie
2013 Neron Allison Dunn
2013 Seeking Dolly Parton Charlie
2013 I Spit on Your Grave 2 Sharon
2013 Green Street 3: Never Back Down Molly Direct to-DVD
2014 Film: The Movie Maresi De La Mer
2014 Enchanting the Mortals Ashley Post-Production
2014 Skinny Buddha Janet Filming
2014 Bayou Tales Nielson Filming
2015 World War Dead: Rise of the Fallen Amanda Post-Production
2015 Curiosity Kills Martine Filming

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Dreamteam Leanne TV Mini-Series
2001-2005 Grange Hill Maddie Gilks 82 Episodes
2004 The Bill Chloe Fox / Kelly Burgess 4 Episodes
2007 Casualty Claudie Waters 2 Episodes
2009-2010 The Inbetweeners Katie Sutherland 2 Episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kacey Barnfield - Bio". movietome. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2009-02-03. 
  2. ^ Jackson, Kate (28 August 2009). "Stuart's Broad". The Sun (London). 
  3. ^ "Roadkill (2011)". Retrieved 2011-05-05. 
  4. ^ Sneider, Jeff (3 June 2011). "David Arquette casts sister in 'Glutton'". Variety. Retrieved 2011-06-06. 

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