Christine Tremarco

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Christine Tremarco
Born 1977
Liverpool, England, UK
Occupation Actress
Years active 1992–present

Christine Tremarco (born 1977 in Liverpool, England) is a British television actress whose career began in 1992.

Early life[edit]

Educated at St Cecilia's Infant School and then Holly Lodge Girls' College, she was spotted in a school play and invited to a new dance and drama school. Then, when attending a drama group, an Australian casting agent offered her a role in The Leaving of Liverpool, a 1950s-based drama about the forced migration of children to Australia.[1] At the age of 16, when the programme was broadcast, she decided to pursue an acting career full-time, and "never got round" to going to drama school.[2]

Career[edit]

Having already appeared in The Leaving of Liverpool, Tremarco went on to star in two series of Springhill in 1996/1997 as Trish Freeman.

In 2001 she appeared in Presence by David Harrower at the Royal Court Theatre.[3]

She is perhaps most famous, however, for her role in school drama Waterloo Road as school secretary and learning support assistant Davina Shackleton, a role she has portrayed from 2007 to 2009. In her final episode, her character was last seen departing on a train to an unknown destination after an argument with long-term boyfriend Tom Clarkson portrayed by Jason Done. Her character suspected Tom of having an affair with Rose Kelly portrayed by Elaine Symons.

She played Ellie Morgan in a BBC One drama miniseries Moving On, entitled Drowning Not Waving, which was broadcast in May 2009.

Tremarco guest starred in the BBC medical drama, Casualty in 2010 as Linda Andrews.[4] Following a positive response to the character, she was reintroduced as a main character in 2011.[5] Tremarco left the series in 2013.[6]

In 2017 Tremarco appeared in Little Boy Blue as Marie Thompson, the mother of one of the gang members involved in assisting the cover up of Rhys Jones' murder in 2007.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 The Leaving of Liverpool Lily
1994 Priest Lisa Unsworth Film
1996–1997 Springhill Trish Freeman
1997 Heartbeat Cathy Thompson Episode: Leaving Home
1997 Under the Skin Vron Film
1997 Face Sarah Film
1998 Trial & Retribution Cheryl Goodall
1999 Hold Back the Night Charleen Film
2000–2001 Clocking Off Katherine Mackintosh
2001 Swallow Lorraine Landry
2002 Anita and Me Sandy Film
2003 Gifted Sharon Harrison
2004 Pretending to be Judith Maria
2005 Fat Friends Clare Hannon / Sarah Fricker
2005 Uncle Adolf Eva Braun
2006 Dalziel and Pascoe Nerissa Baron Episode: The Cave Woman
2006 New Street Law Judy Richards
2007–2009 Waterloo Road Davina Shackleton
2007 Five Days Leanne Wellings
2007 New Tricks Christy Berlin
2009 Moving On Ellie Morgan
2009 Ingenious Samantha
2010 Outcast Housing Officer Film
2010 Casualty Linda Andrews Guest role
2011−13 Regular role
2011 Silent Witness Sonia Hardwick
2012 Good Cop Nurse Justine
2014 Glue Nadya
2015 Safe House Becky
2017 Little Boy Blue Marie Thompson

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  2. ^ http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4161/is_20020120/ai_n9709420/pg_1?tag=artBody;col1
  3. ^ Presence by David Harrower, London, Faber and Faber, 2001, ISBN 9780571210596
  4. ^ "Tristan reveals why Jessica leaves Adam". What's on TV. 3 February 2010. Retrieved 14 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "Christine Tremarco joins Casualty". BBC. Retrieved 20 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "Linda's farewell". BBC. 6 May 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2016. 

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