Zoë Eeles

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Zoë Eeles
Born 1975 (age 42–43)
Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Occupation Actor

Zoë Eeles (born 1975) is a Scottish actress.

Eeles was born in Dumfries, Scotland and moved to Glasgow at the age of five. Her father Bert was a film editor[1] and her mother Donalda was an actress. She received a Higher National Certificate in theatre arts and a degree in drama from Queen Margaret College in Edinburgh.[2]

Eeles moved to London to pursue an acting career, and gained a few bit parts in film and theatre, including a small role as a nurse in the Charlie Sheen film Obit. Her breakthrough came when she was cast in a leading role in the BBC sitcom All Along the Watchtower.[2] In 2000, Eeles and Justin Pierre played two supporting characters (DC Sam Phillips and DS Dave Summers) to Christopher Ellison's DCI Frank Burnside in Burnside, a spin-off from police drama The Bill. Other major television roles followed, including the roles of Karen in Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married, Tina in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet,[3] and Annie Craig in Rockface.[4]


  1. ^ Reid, Angus (19 May 2011). "Bert Eeles: An Appreciation". Herald Scotland. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Keep your eyes on Zoe". Sunday Mirror. 28 February 1999. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Quinn, Thomas (17 May 2003). "Zoe Eeles – My rocky romance". Daily Mirror. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Rockface, BBC Drama, 2003.

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