Fiona Fullerton

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Fiona Fullerton
Born Fiona Elizabeth Fullerton
Kaduna, Nigeria
Occupation Actress, singer, businesswoman
Years active 1969–2006, 2013–present
Spouse(s)
Simon MacCorkindale
(m. 1976; div. 1981)

Neil Shackell (m. 1994)

Fiona Elizabeth Fullerton (born 10 October 1956) is a British actress and singer, known for her role as Alice in the 1972 film Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and as Bond girl KGB spy Pola Ivanova in the 1985 James Bond film A View to a Kill.

Early life[edit]

Fullerton is the daughter of Bernard and Pamela (née Crook) Fullerton. An only child, Fullerton lived with her parents in Singapore, Germany, the United States, and Nigeria. After weekly ballet lessons, at the age of 9 she was accepted into Elmhurst Ballet School in Camberley, Surrey as a boarder.[1]

Career[edit]

Fullerton made her film acting debut at the age of 12 in 1969 with a role in Run Wild, Run Free. Subsequent credits included: Nicholas and Alexandra (as Anastasia), Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (as Alice) at the age of 15 and The Human Factor.[1]

On television, she became an original cast member on the BBC hospital drama Angels in 1975,[1] before moving on to appear in serials such as The Charmer, Hold the Dream and To Be the Best. In 1982, she starred on the West End stage as Guinevere in the musical Camelot, alongside Richard Harris.

In 1985, she played the role of Pola Ivanova in the James Bond's film A View to a Kill. In 1986 she appeared in the TV Series Shaka Zulu.

Fullerton has her own property company which buys and manages flats, mainly in London, and writes a series of columns on property investing.[2][3] She is also a brand ambassador for RatedPeople.com, a home improvement site.[4]

In 2013, Fullerton was one of the celebrities in BBC TV's Strictly Come Dancing.

Personal life[edit]

Fullerton was married to actor Simon MacCorkindale in 1976 at the age of nineteen, but the marriage ended in divorce in 1981.[5] She then spent thirteen years living and working in London. She met Neil Shackell and the couple married shortly after meeting in 1994, and now live in the Cotswolds with his son James and their daughter Lucy (born 1995).[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Strictly Come Dancing[edit]

Week No. Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Craig Revel Horwood Darcey Bussell Len Goodman Bruno Tonioli Total
1 Tango – "A View to a Kill" 5 6 7 6 24 None
2 Cha Cha Cha – "Beggin'" 6 6 5 5 22 Safe
3 Waltz – "True Love" 7 7 7 7 28 Safe
4 Rumba – "World of Our Own" 4 6 6 6 22 Safe
5 Quickstep – "If My Friends Could See Me Now" 7 7 8 8 30 Safe
6 Charleston – "Jeepers Creepers" 6 7 8 7 28 Safe
7 Paso Doble – "Song 2" 5 7 7 7 26 Safe
8 American Smooth – "Come Fly with Me" 6 7 8 8 29 Eliminated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Fiona Fullerton personal biography. Retrieved 8 September 2013
  2. ^ The Lady – England's Oldest Weekly Magazine for Women
  3. ^ "fiona fullerton | gallery". Leninimports.com. Retrieved 28 September 2013.
  4. ^ Post your job. "The quick way to find local tradesmen". Blog.ratedpeople.com. Retrieved 28 September 2013.
  5. ^ Sewards, Lisa (11 May 2002). "Simon MacCorkindale: Why I need time away from Susan". Daily Mail.

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