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Overview (3)

Born in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Birth NamePhina Adannaya N. Oruche
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Currently shooting Taken Down a six part drama for RTE in Dublin. Her one woman show called Identity Crisis debuted at International Edinburgh Festival and NYC Soho's Fringe festival garnered great five star reviews. She played all NINE Characters, she is a very versatile character actress. She is best known for Liberty Baker a supermodel on the fifth and final series of "Footballers Wives" shot simultaneously alongside a very different role that of Heather Lees, a solicitor on "The Bill." The role of Liberty won her a Favorite TV star award from the prestigious Screen Nations and brought her full circle, back to the UK. Multifaceted in her career, she also is TV Presenter and producer just finished pilot for 'Phi and Dee" a ten minute talk show looking at life in the middle shot May this year. She featured as the celebrity bedtime story reader reading a story a day for children the week of the Queens Diamond jubilee. Also featured as a special correspondent on North West tonight reporting on the 30 year anniversary of the Toxteth riots. Phina now lives in her native Liverpool where she presented and produced the Saturday night radio programme Upfront on BBC Radio. Phina has produced and hosted six Upfront Live shows for the BBC in Liverpool, featuring up and coming artists at The Brink a non alcoholic bar in Liverpool, that she is in support of. She was cast to play a mother of a new family in teen soap Hollyoaks. She started her career in London and Paris as a fashion model, then onto New York where she worked extensively in American fashion magazines. Representing the Gap for 5 seasons. Until her desire to become an actress took her to the famed Actor's Studio where she became a lifetime member. In Los Angeles at the studio she was blessed to be instructed by Martin Landau, Mark Rydell and Barbara Bain. She started her Film and TV career in the United States. She published her first book "Liberating Character." and has now started a podcast called "Am A Tell It"

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Stefano Mariani (August 2007 - present) ( 1 child)

Trivia (3)

Wrote for "Aspire" magazine and her hometown paper the "Liverpool Echo." Penned a biography "Liberating Character" about the journey from Toxteth to TV.
Is a qualified Hatha yoga instructor.
Has one child with her husband Stefano Mariani.

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