Martine McCutcheon

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Martine McCutcheon

Martine McCutcheon (born May 14, 1976 in Hackney, London, England) is a British actress and singer. She rose to fame playing the part of Tiffany Mitchell on the BBC television series EastEnders. She left the series in December 1998 when her character was killed off in a car accident. Martine subsequently went on to play Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady in London's West End. Despite being plagued by health problems during her run, she won the award for best actress in a musical at the 2002 Laurence Olivier Awards.

The notorious website Popbitch credited her with inventing the phrase 'Pop and Chop' , relating to cocaine and champagne.

She has also had a career as a pop singer, with her single Perfect Moment reaching number one in the UK, Israel, Italy, Switzerland, Ireland & Australia.

In 2003 McCutcheon featured in her first major film role. She appeared as tea-lady Natalie in the Richard Curtis romantic comedy Love Actually. The British Prime Minister (played by Hugh Grant) falls in love with McCutcheon's character.

She also starred in a video for London's successful attempt in the 2012 Summer Olympic bids.

She appeared in two episodes of hit BBC Drama Series 'Spooks' in September 2005, playing a waitress who witnesses a terrorist bombing.

Her next project will be screened on the UK television station ITV in spring 2006. In "The English Harem" she plays the english wife of a muslim man (Art Malik), and her journey to discovering that he already has two wives.

Singles

  • 1999 "Perfect Moment" UK no.1
  • 1999 "I've Got You" UK no.6
  • 1999 "Talking In Your Sleep / Love Me" UK no.6
  • 2000 "I'm Over You" UK no.2
  • 2001 "On The Radio" UK no.7

Albums

  • 1999 You Me & Us UK no.2
  • 2000 Wishing UK no.25
  • 2002 Musicality UK no.55

External links

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