Denise Van Outen

Active - 2006 - 2007  |   Born - May 27, 1974 in Basildon, Essex, England  |   Genres - Comedy, Theater [nf]

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  • Paid her way through theater school by modeling and acting.
  • Made her stage debut at age 11 in a West End production of Les Miserables.
  • As a member of the pop duo Those 2 Girls in the mid-'90s, she scored two top-40 hits.
  • Reportedly stole an ashtray and flashed her bra at Prince Charles while visiting Buckingham Palace.
  • Claimed to have once e-mailed British pop singer George Michael to ask him out on a date, not realizing he was openly gay.
  • Served as a judge on the BBC talent series Any Dream Will Do, and eventually romanced and wed the winner, Lee Mead. 
  • In 2010, announced plans to launch a line of maternity clothes.