Roxanne McKee

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Born Roxanne McKee
(1980-08-10) 10 August 1980 (age 34)
London, England
Education Royal Holloway, University of London
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)

Roxanne McKee (born 10 August 1980) is an English actress and model, best known for playing Louise Summers in the popular British soap Hollyoaks. She won at British Soap Awards and Inside Soap Award in category of Sexiest Female for this role[citation needed].

Education and career[edit]

McKee was born in London, England.[1] After completing a BA degree in 2003 in Social Policy & Political Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, McKee rose to fame by winning Hollyoaks on the Pull, a Channel 4 initiative to discover new talent for the popular British soap Hollyoaks. Upon selection, Roxanne was cast as Louise Summers in Hollyoaks.

After it was confirmed that Roxanne McKee had quit her role of Louise Summers, she departed on-screen in December 2008. In 2008, McKee appeared in the Taio Cruz music video for "She's Like a Star". The following year, McKee filmed parts in Johannes Roberts' hooligan horror film F and BBC Two's The Persuasionists.

In July 2009, McKee became the face of Clothes Show Live, stating: "I've always watched it on TV and wanted to go, so I'm very flattered to be part of such a huge event".[2] In 2010, she was cast in a small role in on-line drama EastEnders: E20, playing bisexual character Pippa.[3]

After modern lesbian drama Lip Service for BBC Three set in Glasgow, McKee played the part of Doreah in Game of Thrones,[4] an HBO series based on the best-selling epic fantasy series of novels written by George RR Martin.[5]

In May 2012, McKee was announced as a part of horror sequel Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines.[6]


Year Title Role Note
2014 Ironclad: Battle for Blood Blanche Post-production
2014 The Legend of Hercules Queen Alcmene
2013 Vendetta Morgan
2012 Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines Lita
2010 The Expelled Nicky


Year Title Role Note
2014 Dominion Claire Riesen
2011–2012 Game of Thrones Doreah
2012 Inspector Lewis Briony Keagan
2010 Lip Service Lou Foster
2010 The Persuasionists Christine/Agency Worker
2010 EastEnders: E20 Pippa
2010 F Nicky Wright
2005–2008 Hollyoaks Louise Summers

Awards and nominations[edit]


  • No. 91 in the FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World.



  • Won at Digital Spy Soap Awards in category of Sexiest Female for her role in Hollyoaks.
  • No. 97 in the FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World.
  • Won at British Soap Awards in category of Sexiest Female for her role in Hollyoaks.[7]


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