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Stephanie Davis (actress)

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Stephanie Davis
Born (1993-03-08) 8 March 1993 (age 26)
Merseyside, England
ResidenceLiverpool, England
OccupationActress, singer, television personality
Years active2006–present
Known for
Children1

Stephanie Ann Davis is an English actress. She has appeared on various British television shows.

Davis came to public attention when she competed in the 2010 BBC talent-search Over the Rainbow. She was then cast in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks as Sinead O'Connor, playing the role for five years until her contract was terminated by producers. In 2016, she appeared on the seventeenth series of Celebrity Big Brother, where she finished the series as runner-up.

Career[edit]

Davis began her career as a child actress. She secured the role of Gretl von Trapp in the Liverpool Empire Theatre's production of The Sound of Music when she was eight years old. Two years later, she played the title role in the theatre's production of Annie and later as Little Nell in Her Benny.[1]

Davis appeared in a number of minor television roles, including appearances in Holby City, Doctors and Parents of the Band. In 2010, Davis took part in Over the Rainbow, a BBC talent-search looking for an actress/singer to play Dorothy Gale in Andrew Lloyd Webber's production of The Wizard of Oz. She advanced to the fifth week, whereupon she was voted off following a sing-off against Stephanie Fearon.

Following her appearance in Over the Rainbow, Davis went on to be cast as Sinead O'Connor in Hollyoaks. Originally slated to appear in late August, Davis made her Hollyoaks debut on 1 September 2010.[2][3] On 16 July 2015, it was announced Davis' contract had been terminated.[4] Her agent confirmed that she was fired from the job because she arrived on-set "unfit for work".[5] In May 2018, Davis announced that she would be returning to Hollyoaks as Sinead, nearly three years after her sacking.[6]

In November 2015, Davis signed up to appear on the fifteenth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!. She had to pull out of the show one day prior to it commencing because of a potentially fatal nut allergy.[7] In January 2016, Davis appeared on the seventeenth series of Celebrity Big Brother as a contestant, eventually finishing the series as runner-up.[8] Her time in the house was controversial, due in part to her protracted affair with fellow housemate Jeremy McConnell.

Personal life[edit]

Davis grew up in Liverpool. She has two younger brothers (Keelan and Jordan Davis).[9][10] She attended De La Salle School, St Helens.[1]

In January 2017, Davis gave birth to a son (Caben Albi).[11] Davis is currently dating Hollyoaks co-star Owen Warner, who plays Romeo Quinn. [12]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Only in Whispers Jess Short
2006 The Outsiders Caitlin TV movie
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Holby City Macy Gardiner 1 episode
2008 Doctors Lisa Lebbon 1 episode
2009 Parents of the Band Laura 1 episode
2010–2015, 2018– Hollyoaks Sinead O'Connor Regular role 480+ episodes
2012 Hollyoaks Later 2 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Laura Shack (7 April 2010). "St Helens schoolgirl Stephanie Davis in the running for Lloyd-Webber's West End musical". St Helens Star. (Newsquest). Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Hollyoaks sign up failed Over the Rainbow Dorothy Stephanie Davis". Daily Mirror. (Trinity Mirror). 16 June 2010. Archived from the original on 25 August 2010. Retrieved 7 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Episodes: 30 August – 03 September". Archived from the original on 1 October 2010. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  4. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (16 July 2015). "Hollyoaks star Stephanie Davis axed from Sinead role as show bosses terminate her contract". Digital Spy. (Hearst Magazines UK). Archived from the original on 17 July 2015. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
  5. ^ Bourne, Dianne (17 July 2015). "Why Stephanie Davis was axed from Hollyoaks: She turned up DRUNK to work". Manchester Evening News. (Trinity Mirror). Archived from the original on 17 August 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  6. ^ Boulton, Jessica (21 May 2018). "Stephanie Davis returns to Hollyoaks as Sinead as she's given 'fresh start'". Mirror.
  7. ^ Corner, Natalie (6 November 2015). "Former Hollyoaks star Stephanie Davis QUITS I'm a Celebrity over fatal nut allergy". Daily Mirror. (Trinity Mirror). Archived from the original on 24 September 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  8. ^ "Celebrity Big Brother 2016: Stephanie Davis is the runner-up – and she's in love". The Press. (Newsquest). 6 February 2016. Archived from the original on 15 September 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  9. ^ Miles, Tina (22 January 2016). "Stephanie Davis' mum: 'We've got to support her - she's our daughter'". liverpoolecho. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  10. ^ "Stephanie". BBC Online. Archived from the original on 29 September 2010. Retrieved 7 September 2010.
  11. ^ "Ex-Hollyoaks star Stephanie Davis gives birth to baby boy". ITV. 13 January 2016. Archived from the original on 15 January 2017. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  12. ^ "Stephanie Davis CONFIRMS romance with Hollyoaks' Owen Warner: 'We're very happy'". Mirror. 15 December 2018. Retrieved 22 December 2018.

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