Kierston Wareing

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Kierston Wareing
Born (1976-01-07) 7 January 1976 (age 38)
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present
Television EastEnders (2012–2014)

Kierston Wareing, (born 7 January 1976)[1] is a British actress, known for her portrayal of Kirsty Branning in the British soap opera, EastEnders,[2] in which she appeared from 25 December 2012 until 9 January 2014.

Career[edit]

She starred in Ken Loach's film It's a Free World... as Angie. She has also played in Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank (2009) and Martina Cole's The Take. She has been nominated for one BAFTA award and three British Independent Film Awards. She also played a role in Banged Up Abroad. Her latest role saw her play the character Heather in Channel 4's Top Boy. She joined the cast of EastEnders in 2012, making her first appearance as Kirsty Branning on 25 December 2012.[3] She left the show in 2014. Wareing also played Delilah in the television series The Bible in 2013.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2007 Wire in the Blood Tina Adams TV series (1 episode: "The Colour of Amber")
It's a Free World... Angela Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actress
Nominated—British Independent Film Award for Best Actress
Nominated—British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer
Rise of the Footsoldier Kate Carter
2008 Trial & Retribution Leigh Fisher TV series (2 episodes)
Leaving Helen Brest European Short Film Festival Acting Award (shared with Johnny Harris)
2009 The Case of Unfaithful Klara Nina
Banged Up Abroad Clare Matthews
Runaway Kelly TV series (3 episodes)
Fish Tank Joanne Nominated—British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—London Film Critics Circle Award for British Supporting Actress of the Year
The Take Jackie TV series (4 episodes)
2010 Five Daughters Nina TV series (3 episodes)
Basement Sarah
Bonded By Blood Kate Smith
2011 The Runaway Madge TV series (5 episodes)
The Shadow Line Lia Honey TV series (7 episodes)
Scott & Bailey Victoria Birkinshaw TV series (1 episode: "Episode No. 1.4")
Luther Caroline Jones TV series (Season 2: 4 episodes)
The Holding Cassie Naylor
Four Wife
The Lodger Angie
Top Boy Heather Four part TV drama
2012 Twenty8k Francesca Marchetto
Inside Men Gina Four part TV drama
Love Bite Natalie
2012–14 EastEnders Kirsty Branning TV series (regular role)
2013 Mad Dogs Lisa TV series (1 episode)
The Bible Delilah TV series
The Fall of the Essex Boys Emma Film

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