Kim Tserkezie

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Kim Tserkezie
Born (1973-07-30) 30 July 1973 (age 45)
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, U.K.
Occupation Actress, presenter, producer

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

Tserkezie began her television 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 BAFTA award winning children's television series Balamory (which ran from 2002–2005 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]


  1. ^ Disability Now. Kim Tserkezie Archived 2013-10-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Kim Tserkezie". Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2015.

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