Camilla Marie Beeput

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Camilla Marie Beeput
Born (1984-09-09) 9 September 1984 (age 33)
Westminster, London, England
Nationality English
Other names
  • Camilla
  • Camilla Marie
  • Camilla Beeput
Occupation
  • Television actress
  • Stage actress
  • Singer
Years active 2002–present

Camilla Marie Beeput (born 9 September 1984), also known simply as Camilla or Camilla Beeput, is an English stage, television and film actress and singer.

Early life[edit]

Beeput was born in Westminster and raised in Brent, both in London.

Career[edit]

She was spotted by theatre director Paul Kerryson [1][2] while participating in the first season of the BBC reality television series Fame Academy in 2002.

After Fame Academy, Beeput went on to star as Maria in a production of the musical West Side Story at Leicester Haymarket Theatre,[3] and Money to Burn at London's The Venue. In Kerryson's highly acclaimed production of "West Side Story" she received positive reviews.[citation needed]

After appearing as Bethany Mortimer in the ITV1 series Footballers' Wives, she landed the lead role of Rose in the London West End production of Daddy Cool,[4] a musical based on the music of Boney M., at the Shaftesbury Theatre and European tour.[5][6][7]

Following Daddy Cool, Beeput appeared as Crystal Gordon in Bad Girls: The Musical from August through November 2007. Camilla played Shun in the Young Vic production of In The Red And Brown Water by Tarell Alvin McCraney.

Singer[edit]

After her early work in theatre, Beeput wrote and recorded "Don't Hold Back", which features rapper Erick Sermon of the group EPMD and was released on 28 August 2006. In 2009, a track called "Oh What You Did", with US rapper Juelz Santana from the New York rap group Dipset, was recorded but never officially released.[citation needed]

Television[edit]

Beeput appeared as Bethany Mortimer, the girlfriend of closeted gay footballer Noah Alexander, in the ITV1 series Footballers' Wives.[8][9]

She appeared as Aimee in the Channel 4 comedy series Plus One in 2008 and later that year appeared in Doctors on BBC One. Beeput played the role of Lee Ann in BBC Three's comedy series Lunch Monkeys in 2009 and in 2010, she played Zahra in Peep Show series 7.[10] In 2011, she played Natalie in Top Boy, a four-part TV drama on Channel 4. She played seductive siren, jazz nightclub singer Gloria Dee in series 1 episode 5 of Grantchester and she is featured heavily on the soundtrack under "Gloria Dee and her Quartet"[11] alongside television composer John Lunn.

In 2014, she starred in Birds of a Feather[12]

In August 2015 played Sally Whitechurch in one episode of "New Tricks" on BBC1.

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Url=http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/production/2014/01/leicesters-curve-stage-sound-music-christmas/
  2. ^ http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2013/12/curve-artistic-director-paul-kerryson-step-end-2014/
  3. ^ Ferrie, Elizabeth (30 December 2002). "West Side Story (Leicester)". WhatsOnStage. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  4. ^ Ansdell, Caroline (7 June 2006). "Daddy Cool Delays, Fever Winners Get Footloose". WhatsOnStage. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  5. ^ Vines, Richard (22 September 2006). "New Musical 'Daddy Cool' Celebrates Songs of Boney M – Why?". Bloomberg. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  6. ^ Koenig, Rhoda (22 September 2006). "First Night: Daddy Cool, Shaftesbury Theatre, London". The Independent. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  7. ^ de Jongh, Nicholas (22 September 2006). "Daddy Cool isn't that hot". Evening Standard. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "Critics' choice". Detroit News. 30 June 2006. Retrieved 4 August 2012. (Subscription required (help)). 
  9. ^ "Camilla Interview for Footballer's wives". Footballer's Wives official website. Retrieved 4 November 2010. 
  10. ^ Jeffery, Morgan (25 November 2010). "Robert Webb teases 'Peep Show' romance". Digital Spy. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  11. ^ http://filmmusicreporter.com/2014/12/08/grantchester-soundtrack-announced/
  12. ^ "Camilla Beeput". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-05-30. 

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