Kelly Brook

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Kelly Brook
Brook at the 2015 Television Critics Association’s Press Tour
Occupation
  • Model
  • actress

Kelly Brook (born 23 November 1979)[1] is an British actress and television presenter, her first starring role was in the 2004 film School for Seduction, for which she received positive reviews for her role.[2] In 2004, she played character Nikki Morris in the video game Need for Speed Underground 2, alongside Brooke Burke. In 2005, she appeared in the Philippe Vidal thriller House of 9, and starred opposite Billy Zane in the film Survival Island.

Early life[change | change source]

Brook was born and raised in Rochester, Kent as Kelly Ann Parsons, the daughter of Sandra Kelly, a cook, and Kenneth Parsons, a scaffolder. She has a younger brother, Damian, and an older half-sister, Sasha.[3] Kenneth Parsons died, aged 57, in Rochester from lung cancer,[4] on 26 November 2007, during Brook's time on Strictly Come Dancing.[5] Brook attended the Thomas Aveling School in Warren Wood, Rochester. In 1996 at the age of seventeen she appeared in the second series of "Fist of Fun", the BBC comedy show from Stewart Lee and Richard Herring as a schoolgirl in a series of sketches entitled 'Teachers' (one of her co-stars was the young Daniel Mays). She studied at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London for three years during this time before becoming a professional model at the age of 16.[6]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Film Role Notes
2000 Sorted Sarah
2001 Ripper Marisa Tavares
2003 Absolon Claire
The Italian Job Lyle's Girlfriend
2004 School for Seduction Sophia Rosselini
2005 House of 9 Lea
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Beautiful Woman in Painting
Survival Island (also known as Three) Jennifer
2006 In the Mood Eva short film
2007 Fishtales Neried
2010 Piranha 3D Danni Arslow
Removal Kirby
2012 Keith Lemon: The Film Herself
2015 Taking Stock Kate Won 4 awards at the Monaco International Film Festival


References[change | change source]

  1. "Kelly Brook". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  2. "School for Seduction review". Filmcritic.com. Retrieved 12 January 2011.[permanent dead link]
  3. Elizabeth Day (1 November 2009). "Kelly Brook profile". The Guardian. UK. Retrieved 7 September 2010.
  4. Grieving Strictly star Kelly Brook attends father's funeral, thisislondon.co.uk; accessed 31 January 2016.
  5. "Grieving Brook to keep on dancing". BBC News. 29 November 2007. Retrieved 8 April 2008.
  6. "Official Kelly Brook site biography page". Officialkellybrook.com. Archived from the original on 1 January 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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