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Melanie B

Date of birth : 1975-05-29
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Harehills, Leeds, UK
Nationality : British
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-09-08

Melanie B, often better known as Mel B, is an English pop singer-songwriter, actress, author and television presenter. She is best known as Scary Spice, one of the members of the girl group the Spice Girls.

Brown was born in Harehills, Leeds, UK, to a white English mother, Andrea, and a black Nevisian father, Martin, and grew up in Burley, Leeds, West Yorkshire. She has a younger sister named Danielle who is an actress. She studied performing arts at Intake High School, in Leeds, before entering the entertainment industry. For a time she worked as a dancer in the holiday resort, Blackpool, Lancashire. After seeing an advertisement for an audition in a newspaper, Brown started her music career in a band known as Touch. The group left the original management team and eventually teamed up with music manager Simon Fuller. In this pairing, she and the other girls became known as the Spice Girls.

Filmography:

2009: Mel B - Totally Fit
2010: Dance Your Ass Off; Mel B: It's a Scary World; The X Factor (Australia)
2011: Secret Diary of a Call Girl

Discography:

2000: Hot
2005: L.A. State of Mind
2011: Untitled


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