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Jill Halfpenny

Jill Halfpenny
Personal information
Birth nameJill Halfpenny
Birth date15 July 1975(age 39)
Place of birthGateshead, Tyne and Wear, England
SpouseCraig Conway
(3 February 2007-Nov 2010)separated
AwardsTV Quick Award - Best Actress
2007 Waterloo Road - Izzie Redpath

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Jill Halfpenny (born 15 July 1975) is an English actress.

Halfpenny is best known for her roles as Rebecca Hopkins in the British soap opera Coronation Street from 1999 2000, and as Kate Mitchell (née Morton) in rival soap EastEnders, from 2002-2005. She has appeared on television regularly since the early 1990s in serials such as Byker Grove, Coronation Street, EastEnders and Waterloo Road.

She is the aunt of Emmerdale actress Chelsea Halfpenny.

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Carol Vorderman & Paul Killick Strictly Come Dancing Series 2 Week 2 Rumba.
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Clips from 4x07, 4x16 and 4x18 of Waterloo Road. Please subscribe and suggest songs and storylines for music videos. Thanks Jordan =]
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The showdances from the last four winners of Strictly: Jill Halfpenny, Darren Gough, Mark Ramprakash and Alesha Dixon.
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4 out of the 5 Past Strictly winners Dance on the Finals of strictly Come Dancing Series 6. Natasha (Series 1) does not dances but is in the audience (seen i...
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The Original London Cast Recording of the song 'Ireland' from Legally Blonde The Musical in London at the Savoy Theatre. I have made this with lyrics, so you...
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Another Darren and Lilia Video to the song 'wow' Enjoy No copyright infringement intended.
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Strictly/Masterclass I I missed this, despite best intentions I couldn't wait until I finished converting everything to wide-screen but started with my first...
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Jill Halfpenny promises to strip if Ann wins - The Sun Tweet this news
The Sun--FORMER Strictly Come Dancing winner -Jill Halfpenny- last night vowed to pose NAKED in public if Ann Widdecombe triumphs in this year's show. ... - Date : Wed, 24 Nov 2010 00:59:29 GMT+00:00
X Factor's Wagner vs Strictly's Ann Widdecombe: Celebrity Face Off - Metro Tweet this news
Metro--Although former Strictly champion -Jill Halfpenny- is hoping Ann doesn't waltz to victory after confidently announcing 'if Ann Widdecombe wins Strictly Come ... - Date : Fri, 26 Nov 2010 17:33:25 GMT+00:00
Denise Van Outen confirmed for Legally Blonde role - UK Theatre Tickets Tweet this news
UK Theatre Tickets--The performer - who recently gave birth to a daughter named Betsy - is to replace -Jill Halfpenny- as beautician Paulette in the show at the Savoy Theatre. ... - Date : Fri, 27 Aug 2010 16:04:30 GMT+00:00
Kopylova sobbed over Strictly fate - The Press Association Tweet this news
The Press Association--Lilia discovered her fate when she and husband Darren Bennett, who won in 2004 with actress -Jill Halfpenny-, were called in for talks with show bosses. ... - Date : Wed, 11 Aug 2010 10:56:35 GMT+00:00
Lilia Kopylova's tears over Strictly Come Dancing axe - Tweet this news star and husband Darren Bennett - a fellow Strictly pro who triumphed in 2004 with actress -Jill Halfpenny- - met show bosses in June. ... - Date : Tue, 10 Aug 2010 22:33:35 GMT+00:00
How Halfpenny lost half a stone - The Sun Tweet this news
The Sun--WHEN -Jill Halfpenny- rang Fit Squad and asked for our help, we couldn't say no. The 35-year-old actress was desperate to lose that "last half a stone" which ... - Date : Sun, 04 Jul 2010 23:33:34 GMT+00:00
Smith to Depart West End's LEGALLY BLONDE 10/23 - Broadway World Tweet this news
Broadway World--In addition, actress -Jill Halfpenny-, who plays Paulette, is departing the show. Director Jerry Mitchell will return to audition replacements for the ... - Date : Fri, 23 Jul 2010 17:50:59 GMT+00:00
Legally Blonde 'could be making changes this autumn' - UK Theatre Tickets Tweet this news
UK Theatre Tickets--This is according to, which states that Paulette will "definitely be recast" as current actress -Jill Halfpenny- has to leave the show in ... - Date : Thu, 15 Jul 2010 13:37:21 GMT+00:00
Strictly dancer swings into Leamington - Kenilworth Today Tweet this news
Kenilworth Today---...- is now running in 30 different countries, have included popstar Alesha Dixon, cricketers Mark Ramprakash and Darren Gough, and actress -Jill Halfpenny-. ... - Date : Fri, 02 Jul 2010 09:46:57 GMT+00:00
Afsløring: Her er den nye Barnaby - TV2 Tweet this news
TV2--For nylig satsede avisen Sunday Express på, at rollen skulle overtages af en kvindelig skuespiller, -Jill Halfpenny-, kendt fra 'EastEnders'. ... - Date : Wed, 21 Jul 2010 09:18:28 GMT+00:00

Preceded by
Natasha Kaplinsky and Brendan Cole
Strictly Come Dancing Champion
(with partner Darren Bennett)

Series 2 (Autumn 2004)
Succeeded by
Darren Gough and Lilia Kopylova

Films :
Year Film Role
2011 How to Stop Being a Loser Suzy
2000 Command Approved Chopper pilot

TV :
Year Show Role Notes
1989 1992 Byker Grove Nicola Dobson Series regular
1997 The Bill Lisa Collett 1 episode: Man Trap
Birds of a Feather Brittany 1 episode: Rising Damp
The Lakes Tina 1 episode: 1.1
1998 The Round Tower Rosie Cotton
Heartbeat Mitzi Wyler 1 episode: Local Knowledge
Touching Evil II Annie Jordan
1999 Dangerfield Shelley 1 episode: Tying the Knot
Peak Practice Kelly Recurring; 7 episodes
1999 2000 Coronation Street Rebecca Hopkins Series regular
2001 Dalziel and Pascoe Tara Connolly 1 episode: Home Truths
2002 Breeze Block Various characters 6 part series
2002 2005 EastEnders Kate Mitchell Series regular
2003 Barbara Kirsty 1 episode: Kirsty
2005 The Catherine Tate Show Gina 1 episode: 2.2
2005 Shameless Roxy Ball 1 episode: 3.5
2006 2007 Waterloo Road Izzie Redpath Series regular
2007 Blue Murder Jackie Holroyd 1 episode: Crisis Management
2009 Inspector George Gently Cora Davidson 1 episode: Gently with the Innocents
2010 Sainsbury's Adverts Voice Over


CharactersPresent characters * Past characters * Spin-off characters * Lists of characters
Crew membersJulia Smith * Tony Holland * Simon May * Mike Gibbon * Michael Ferguson * Leonard Lewis * Barbara Emile * Corinne Hollingworth * Jane Harris * Matthew Robinson * John Yorke * Louise Berridge * Kathleen Hutchison * Kate Harwood * Diederick Santer * Bryan Kirkwood
LocationsAlbert Square * Walford * Walford East tube station * The Queen Victoria * R&R * Dickens Hill
StorylinesThe Banned * The Firm * "Sharongate" * "Who Shot Phil?" * "Get Johnny Week" * "The Secret Mitchell" * "Who Killed Archie?"
EpisodesOff-set episodes * Two-handers * Episodes in Ireland * "Pretty Baby...." * "EastEnders Live"
FamiliesBeale * Branning * Ferreira * Karim * Mitchell * Watts
Spin-offsTelevision spin-offs * Dimensions in Time * EastEnders: E20 * Books * "Anyone Can Fall in Love" * "Every Loser Wins" * "Something Outa Nothing"
OtherHistory * In popular culture * Theme tune * Awards and nominations

Strictly Come Dancing

SeriesChristmas Specials * 1 * 2 * 3 * 4 * 5 * 6 * 7 * 8
HostsBruce Forsyth * Tess Daly * Claudia Winkleman * Natasha Kaplinsky (2004) * Justin Lee Collins (2004) * Ronnie Corbett (2009) * Fearne Cotton (Children in Need Special, 2008)
ParticipantsList of participants
JudgesCraig Revel Horwood * Alesha Dixon (2009 present) * Len Goodman * Bruno Tonioli * Darcey Bussell (guest judge, 2009 present) * Arlene Phillips (2004 08)
Celebrity winnersNatasha Kaplinsky * Jill Halfpenny * Darren Gough * Mark Ramprakash * Alesha Dixon * Tom Chambers * Chris Hollins
Professional winnersBrendan Cole * Darren Bennett * Lilia Kopylova * Karen Hardy * Matthew Cutler * Camilla Dallerup * Ola Jordan
Celebrity runners-upChristopher Parker * Denise Lewis * Colin Jackson * Matt Dawson * Matt Di Angelo * Rachel Stevens * Ricky Whittle
Professional runners-upHanna Karttunen * Ian Waite * Erin Boag * Lilia Kopylova * Flavia Cacace * Vincent Simone * Natalie Lowe
Specials winnersDavid Seaman (Strictly Ice Dancing) * Robbie Earle (Strictly African Dancing) * Kara Tointon (Sport Relief, 2008) * Tess Daly (Children in Need, 2008) * Peter Jones (Sport Relief, 2010)
Specials runners-upJessica Taylor (Strictly Ice Dancing) * Antonia Okonma (Strictly African Dancing) * Elaine Paige (Sport Relief, 2008) * Terry Wogan (Children in Need, 2008) * Duncan Bannatyne (Sport Relief, 2010)
RelatedPortal * It Takes Two * Dancing with the Stars (US version) * Dancing with the Stars (International versions)

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