Kara Tointon

  • Birth Name: Kara Louise Tointon
  • Birth Place: Basildon, Essex, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Had her stage debut as Brigitta in a production of The Sound Of Music at the Cliffs Pavilion.
  • Diagnosed with dyslexia as a child and appeared in a 2010 BBC documentary called Don't Call Me Stupid about her struggles with it.
  • Won series 8 of Strictly Come Dancing, with partner Artem Chigvintsev, in 2010.
  • Played Eliza Doolittle in the 2011 West End production of Pygmalion, opposite Rupert Everett.
  • Appeared opposite her sister Hannah on Mr Selfridge, playing sisters on the show.

Relationships

  • Hannah Tointon — Sister
  • Ken Tointon — Father
  • Carol Tointon — Mother
  • Joe Swash — Ex-significant Other
  • Artem Chigvintsev — Ex-significant Other
  • James Alexandrou — Ex-significant Other

College

  • Morgan Academy of Performing Arts, Leigh-on-Sea, England

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