Hetti Bywater

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Hetti Bywater
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Bywater in 2012
Born
Harriet Jessica P Bywater

(1994-09-10) 10 September 1994 (age 24)
OccupationActress
Years active2011–present
Notable work
Lucy Beale in EastEnders
TelevisionEastEnders (2012–2015)

Harriet Jessica P "Hetti" Bywater[2] (born 10 September 1994[3]) is an English actress, known for portraying the role of Lucy Beale in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders.

Early life[edit]

Bywater was born in Reigate, Surrey to parents originally from Swansea, Wales. She studied performing arts at The Theatre Workshop in Sussex.

Acting career[edit]

Bywater began her career in 2011, making guest appearances in Casualty and Doctors. She also starred in the St George's Day film in the same year.

In 2015, Bywater guest-starred in the fourth series of Death in Paradise.[4]

Between 2016 and 2017, Bywater guest starred in two episodes of the first series of Sky One drama, Delicious.

EastEnders[edit]

Bywater's most notable role was in EastEnders in 2012 as Lucy Beale, taking over from Melissa Suffield who played the role from 2004 to 2010.[4][5] On 21 February 2014, it was announced that Lucy would be murdered, starting a dark chapter for the Beale family and a whodunnit storyline ("Who Killed Lucy Beale?") that would run until the show's 30th anniversary in February 2015 when the identity of the murderer was revealed.[6] Bywater made her final appearance as a series regular on 18 April 2014 with a re-appearance for a flashback episode on 19 February 2015.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Casualty Sarah Barker 1 episode
2011 Doctors Angelica Batter 1 episode
2011 St George's Day Lol's Girlfriend Film
2012–2015 EastEnders Lucy Beale Series regular
2015 Death in Paradise Jess Chambers 1 episode
2016–2017 Delicious Daisy 2 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A TEENAGER from Eastbourne has landed a starring role in the hit BBC soap EastEnders". Eastbourne Herald. Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Harriet Bywater Actors Profile". The Casting Website. Archived from the original on 30 June 2013. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Hetti Bywater". FHM. 21 May 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  4. ^ Walker, Danny (14 July 2014). "Hetti Bywater set for Death in Paradise role and already filmed on location in Paris and Mexico". mirror. Retrieved 8 February 2017.
  5. ^ Metro.co.uk, Christopher Hooton for (3 January 2012). "Lucy Beale gets makeover for EastEnders return with new actress". Metro. Retrieved 8 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Death in Walford: Lucy Beale's dramatic exit". EastEnders News & Spoilers. 21 February 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2017.

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