Kellie Shirley

Kellie Shirley (born in Croydon, South London) is a British actress. She is mostly known the role of Carly Wicks in the popular BBC soap opera EastEnders up until 2008. She left EastEnders with co-star Matt Di Angelo in early 2008 following the death of character Kevin Wicks (Phil Daniels) who played her on-screen father. Kellie's other credits include playing the female lead opposite John Hannah in 'Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde', The Office Christmas specials and Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky. She has also worked in theatre at the Royal National Theatre and Royal Court. Kellie was trained at The BRIT School for Performing Arts in Selhurst, after which she won a scholarship to the Webber Douglas Academy. She has also appeared on the Sky Sports programme Soccer AM and describes herself as a "massive Crystal Palace fan". Her last appearance in EastEnders was in 2008 after appearing in 220 episodes. In June 2009, she co-hosted the BBC Two show Something for the Weekend with Tim Lovejoy, standing in for Amanda Hamilton who was on maternity leave. She featured in the Pencil Full of Lead video by Scottish singer Paolo Nutini.

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