Michele Austin

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Michele Austin is a British actress best known for her role as PC Yvonne Hemmingway on ITV's The Bill, for which she won the Screen Nation award for best television actress in 2005.[1]

She studied acting at Rose Bruford College in Sidcup.[2] As well as her role as PC Hemmingway in the ITV series The Bill, she played the character Marsha Harris twice in 2001. Austin had roles in Mike Leigh's films Secrets & Lies (1996) and Another Year (2010). She also has a small role in ITV's 2008 teen drama Britannia High as Mrs Doris Troy, the landlady of the main characters, in the comedy Never Better and as a nurse in BBC's Outnumbered that aired on 30 August 2009.

In December 2010, she appeared in the British BBC soap opera EastEnders as Gloria MacDonald,[3] a role which she reprised in February 2016. On 12 February 2013 she played the part of Estelle in an episode of Death in Paradise on BBC1.

In 2016 she appeared in the BBC series The Coroner episode 2.6 "Life"


  1. ^ "Hotel Rwanda star scoops honour". BBC News. 10 November 2005. Retrieved 22 January 2010.
  2. ^ Porter, Cedric (19 November 2004). "Michele fits The Bill ..." Uxbridge Gazette. United Kingdom. Retrieved 22 January 2010.
  3. ^ Director: Tim Mercier; Executive Producer: Bryan Kirkwood; Writer: Rebecca Wojciechowski (20 December 2010). "Episode dated 20/12/2010". EastEnders. BBC. BBC One.

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