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Phina Oruche

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31 August 1969 Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Back to work shooting on location in Ireland "Happy Ever Afters" appropriately titled since she married August 2007 and recently had baby boy. Starred on screen simultaneously as Liberty Baker a supermodel on The fifth and final series of "Footballers Wives" and as Heather Lees, a solicitor on "The Bill." The role of Liberty won her a Favorite TV star award from the prestigious Screen Nations and brought her full circle, back to the UK. She started her career in London and Paris as a fashion model, then onto New York where she worked extensively in American fashion magazines. Representing the Gap for 5 seasons. Until her desire to become an actress took her to the famed Actor's Studio where she became a lifetime member. In Los Angeles at the studio she was blessed to be instructed by Martin Landau, Mark Rydell and Barbara Bain. She started her Film and TV career in the United States. She is remembered as a wild woman for her stint on "I'm a Celebrity get me out of here" She sang for her supper on a "The Christmas Celebrity Stars in their eyes special" as Lauren Hill. She also found time to run the 2006/7 London Marathons raising 30K (Sterling) for the Anthony Nolan Trust. Wrote a weekly column for the Liverpool Echo. Pens a column for Aspire magazine. Just finished her first book "Liberating Character" which will be out later this year. She presented the first ever Miss Black Britain, surprising every one with her comedic ability.A regular panelist on UKs Channel Five's "The Wright Stuff" and Correspondent for TV3
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