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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 2 November 1972Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK
Birth NameSamantha Zoe Janus
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Samantha Womack was born on November 2, 1972 in Brighton, East Sussex, England as Samantha Zoe Janus. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), Game On (1995) and Breeders (1997). She has been married to Mark Womack since May 17, 2009. They have two children. She was previously married to Mauro Mantovani.

Spouse (2)

Mark Womack (17 May 2009 - present) (2 children)
Mauro Mantovani (1997 - 1998) (divorced)

Trivia (16)

Daughter of Noel Janus and Diana O'Hanlon.
She is the cousin of Calum Best.
Attended The Sylvia Young Theatre School.
Represented the UK in the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest.
Has been best friends with actor Scott Maslen since she was 16. She served as bridesmaid at his wedding and is godmother to his son.
Lived in Italy during her marriage to Mauro Mantovani, an air steward.
Began a relationship with Liverpool 1 (1998) co-star Mark Womack after both their marriages broke down in 1999; they married in 2009.
Broke her shoulder after falling down stairs at home whilst rushing to get to work (April 2008).
Good friends with Rita Simons, who plays her younger sister in EastEnders (1985).
Her favourite EastEnders (1985) character is Angie Watts (who was played by Anita Dobson).
Ranked #35 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for her performance as Ronnie Mitchell (2010).
Her EastEnders (1985) character Ronnie Branning became the 23rd woman on the soap opera to give birth. Ronnie had a son James (played by an unknown baby), born on 30 December 2010.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 28, a son Benjamin Thomas Womack in February 2001. Child's father is her boyfriend [now 2nd husband] Mark Womack.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 32, a daughter Lili-Rose Womack on 17 March 2005. Child's father is her boyfriend [now 2nd husband] Mark Womack.
Has a stepson, Michael Christian Womack (b. 1995) from Mark Womack's marriage to Therese McGoldrick.
Her estranged father, Noel Janus, was found hanged at his home in August 2009.

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