Amanda Holden

Active - 1996 - 2008  |   Born - Feb 16, 1971 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England  |   Genres - Comedy Drama, Horror

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  • First television appearance was as an unsuccessful contestant on the game show Blind Date in 1991.
  • Made her West End debut in 2004 as the lead in Thoroughly Modern Millie, earning an Laurence Olivier nomination for her work.
  • Was an original judge on the first season of Britain's Got Talent.
  • Ran the 2008 London Marathon for the Born Free Foundation; she also traveled to India and Romania on behalf of the charity.
  • Originated the role of Fiona in the West End production of Shrek in 2011.
  • Contributed to a children's book called The Curious Tale of Fi-Rex, where celebrities each authored one page of the book; proceeds went to BBC Children in Need.
  • Posed nude in a 2016 PETA ad.