Aug. 14th, 1955
London, England, UK
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Gillian Taylforth is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Kathy Mitchell (formerly Kathy Beale) on the BBC soap opera, EastEnders and as Jackie Pascoe-Webb on ITV's Footballers Wives, but more recently as Sgt. Nikki Wright in ITV's The Bill. Away from television acting, she has appeared in film during her early career, and has presented on ITV's Loose Women as well as appearing as a celebrity contestant on Strictly Come Dancing in 2008.
- Sister of 'Kim Taylforth' (qv).
- Has a son and daughter by long term partner Geoff - Jessica (born 1992) and Harrison (born 1999)
- Was originally chosen to play Sue Osman in _"EastEnders" (1985)_ (qv) before producers decided to cast her as the younger character Kathy Beale and 'Sandy Ratcliff' (qv) as Sue.