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Angela Griffin

Date of birth : 1976-07-19
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Nationality : British
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2010-07-15

Angela Griffin, born July 19, 1976, is one of England's most popular actresses. She has had a career in British soap operas, then joined dramas and has appeared in other programs as well as films.

Angela Griffin began her acting career by appearing in drama group productions in Leeds, where she grew up, the getting a role in Just Us, a drama for children. Afer that, she appeared in soap operas in Britain for many years, including Emmerdale and Coronation Street. Later she was offered a part in Holby City, a medical drama series by the BBC. She also played roles in the dramas Down to Earth and Cutting It before she moved on to new ventures. It appears that although Angela Griffin has gotten out of soap opera work, her love of drama keeps her involved in shows that illustrate the problems and more serious issues of the day.

Over the years Angela Griffin has appeared in other dramas, the most recent being Waterloo Road, a series about a comprehensive school in the throes of failure. The show addresses important but controversial issues like abortion and suicide, but with a positive outlook. She is also doing voice-over work for Postman Pat, a children's series intended for preschoolers that concerns the problems of the neighborhood where he delivers mail. He gets involved and helps the neighborhoods solve its problem. Angela does the voice of Amy the Vet.

Angela also has experience with other television productions as well, such as Babyfather, Spoilt, and Most Haunted, which is a live reality television show aimed at paranormal investigations. She also has many appearances on live television as herself, which include documentaries and expose illustrating the lives of the downtrodden and disadvantaged.

FILMOGRAPHY

* Emmerdale (TV) (1992) as Tina
* Coronation Street (1993–1998) as Fiona Middleton
* Holby City (TV) (1999–2001) as Jasmine Hopkins
* Waking the Dead (TV) (2001) as Marina Coleman
* Babyfather (TV) (2001–2002) as Chantelle
* Down to Earth (TV) (2003–2004) as Frankie Brewer
* Cutting It (TV) (2002–2005) as Darcey Henshall
* Waterloo Road (TV) (2006-2010 ex. 2008) as Kim Campbell
* Postman Pat (TV) (2006) as Amy the Vet (voice)
* Boy Meets Girl (TV) (2009) as Fiona


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