Selina Chilton

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Selina Chilton
Born Selina Chilton
(1981-09-19) 19 September 1981 (age 32)
Leicester, Leicestershire, East Midlands, England, UK
Residence London
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001 - present
Spouse(s) Dominic Marsh

Selina Chilton (born 19 September 1981) is an English actress who has appeared in theatre and television productions. Chilton is best known for her role as Ruth Pearce in the BBC soap opera; Doctors, which began in April 2008 and ended on 17 December 2010.

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Chilton was born in Leicester to Michael and Karen Chilton, and, as a child, trained to be a dancer. At sixteen, she embarked on an Arts Educational Schools course studying acting, singing and dancing. She began her professional career at age nineteen.[1] She is married to actor Dominic Marsh, who has appeared in Doctors as Smithey, Ruth's boyfriend. Chilton & Marsh currently live in London

Career[edit]

She has had several stage roles most notably playing the lead in Moira Buffini's adaption of Marianne Dreams at the Almeida Theatre.[2] Chilton most recently left the role of Ruth Pearce in BBC Birmingham's daytime soap Doctors.[3]

In The British Soap Awards 2009 Chilton was nominated, but did not win, the Best Newcomer, for her role as Ruth Pearce.[4]

Chilton was nominated for her role as Best Newcomer at the National Television Awards 2010, but came fifth, 8 votes behind Hollyoaks actress Bronagh Waugh.Source: ITV

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