Brook at the 2015 Television Critics Association’s Press Tour
Kelly Brook (born 23 November 1979) 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. 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. Kenneth Parsons died, aged 57, in Rochester from lung cancer, on 26 November 2007, during Brook's time on Strictly Come Dancing. 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.
Filmography[change | change source]
|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|
|2010||Piranha 3D||Danni Arslow|
|2012||Keith Lemon: The Film||Herself|
|2015||Taking Stock||Kate||Won 4 awards at the Monaco International Film Festival|
References[change | change source]
- "Kelly Brook". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
- "School for Seduction review". Filmcritic.com. Retrieved 12 January 2011.[permanent dead link]
- Elizabeth Day (1 November 2009). "Kelly Brook profile". The Guardian. UK. Retrieved 7 September 2010.
- Grieving Strictly star Kelly Brook attends father's funeral, thisislondon.co.uk; accessed 31 January 2016.
- "Grieving Brook to keep on dancing". BBC News. 29 November 2007. Retrieved 8 April 2008.
- "Official Kelly Brook site biography page". Officialkellybrook.com. Archived from the original on 1 January 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2011.
Other websites[change | change source]
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