While a student, she rode naked around Bournemouth on a scooter for £20.
She married the comedian Les Dennis in 1995, but separated from him following an affair with actor Neil Morrissey. These events made her a popular target for the British tabloid press. The couple were divorced on 18 November 2003.
Amanda Holden has appeared in several stage musicals, and in 2004 was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in the West End production of Thoroughly Modern Millie. On 19 November 2004 she appeared on BBC's Children in Need telethon singing Aretha Franklin's (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman. She also announced her engagement to record boss Chris Hughes and is pregnant with her first child.
In 2005 she will appear as 1960s singer Kathy Kirby in a TV film.
Amanda Holden Facts
|Birth Name||Amanda Louise Holden|
|Birthday||February 16, 1971 (51)|
|Birthplace||Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom|
|Height||5' 4" (1m63) How tall is Amanda Holden compared to you?|
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