Kim Tserkezie

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Kim Tserkezie
Born (1973-07-30) 30 July 1973 (age 43)
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Occupation Actress, presenter, producer
Spouse(s) Mr. Tunnicliffe
Website http://www.kimtserkezie.com

Kim Tserkezie (born 30 July 1973) is a British actress.

Tserkezie began her TV career as a presenter for BBC's Disability Today programme and BBC2's From The Edge programme.[1] She is best known for playing the character of Penny Pocket in the 2002 BAFTA award winning children's television series Balamory (which ran until 2005 and aired on BBC One, BBC Two, and CBeebies).

Tserkezie was diagnosed with a progressive neuromuscular disorder spinal muscular atrophy as a child[2] and has been a wheelchair user for most of her life. Her website was voted "best representation of a wheelchair user" by children's organisation Whizz Kidz in 2005.[3]

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