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Overview (3)

Born in Hackney, London, England, UK
Birth NameMichelle Daniella Collins
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Michelle Collins was born on May 28, 1962 in Hackney, London, England as Michelle Daniella Collins. She is an actress, known for Two Thousand Acres of Sky (2001), Doctor Who (2005) and Black Road (2016).

Trivia (14)

She recommended former Spandau Ballet bassist Martin Kemp to join EastEnders (1985).
She had a UK Top 40 chart hit in 1999 with the theme from Sunburn (1999).
Her niece followed her footsteps in 2005 by appearing in EastEnders (1985) (playing the part of Kylie)
She suffered from anorexia.
She was in attendance at the funeral of her former EastEnders (1985) co-star Wendy Richard (9 March 2009).
Her EastEnders (1985) character Cindy Beale became the 4th woman on the soap opera to give birth. Cindy had a son Steven (played by Edward Savage and then Aaron Sidwell), born 26 December 1989, and twins Peter (played by Thomas Law) and Lucy (played by Melissa Suffield), born 9 December 1993.
She bat out Jacqueline Leonard and Lisa Maxwell for the role of Stella Price on Coronation Street (1960).
She was ranked #22 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for her performance as Cindy Beale (2010).
She gave birth to her first child at age 35, a daughter Maia-Rose Collins on 28 September 1996. Child's father is her ex-boyfriend Fabrizio Tassalini.
She was eight months pregnant with her daughter Maia-Rose when she went on maternity leave from filming EastEnders (1985).
She returned to work 12 months after giving birth to her daughter Maia-Rose when she resumed filming EastEnders (1985).
She was ranked #29 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for her performance as Cindy Beale (2015).
Her niece Charlotte Graham played her daughter in Two Thousand Acres of Sky (2001).
Delivered her daughter Maia-Rose via forceps.

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