Posted By: Nazia Mughal | November 30, 2018
Jennifer Metcalfe Biography
Birth of Jennifer Joanne Metcalfe took place on Sep 4, 1982, in Bradford, England. She is an English actress. Jennifer Metcalfe joined the soap opera Hollyoaks in June 2006, playing Mercedes Mcqueen. She plays this role until today despite taking a break of 4 months from Nov 2014 to Feb 2015 when her role was killed off but later revealed to be still alive.
Jennifer Metcalfe also made appearances in the spin-off show ‘Hollyoaks Later’ between 2008 to 2012. She is also known for being third eliminated in the 6th series of ITV competition ‘dancing on ice’. Metcalfe has been active since 1998.
Jennifer Metcalfe Early Life
Metcalfe was raised in the Holme Wood housing estate and has been acting since she was 12 years old. She attended the Scala Kids drama school in her hometown. She got a degree in Health and Fitness before starting her acting career. While doing acting jobs, she also worked as a fitness instructor in Bradford. She appeared in the 6th series of ITV ‘dancing on Ice’ where her partner was Sylvain Longchambon.
Jennifer Metcalfe Career
Jennifer Metcalfe has appeared in several television roles including children’s television series ‘my parents are Aliens’ and ITV dramas ‘where the heart is, at home with the Braithwaite’ and soap opera Emmerdale. On June 19, 2006, she began playing Mercedes Mcqueen in the soap opera Hollyoaks. In Dec 2010, it announced that Metcalfe was to take part in the 6th series of ‘dancing on ice.’
She was the 11th celebrity who was eliminated from the competition when she finished in the bottom 2 of the leaderboard along with fellow contestant Vanilla Ice who was saved by the judging panel. She declared that she was ready to leave her role on Hollyoaks in Aug 2014.
Her final series was aired on Nov 20, 2014, when Mercedes apparently murdered by gang star Grace Black. It was reported that Feb 2015 to be a ploy by the producers as a part of the dramatic new storyline involving Grace framing Freddie Roscoe for Mercedes murder. Which Metcalfe proceed to return to her regular role as a Mercedes on Feb 18, 2015. She went she maternity leave in 2017 and last seen on screen in July.
Jennifer Metcalfe Filmography
Metcalfe took participation in the following.
She took her role in ‘where the heart is’ as Kelly in 1998 and 2001.
She performed the role in ‘my parents are Aliens’ as Katie Roberts in 1999.
Jennifer played her role in ‘at home with the Braithwaite’ as school bully 1 in 2001.
She participated in ‘Emmerdale’ as Jade Nicholas in 2002.
She performed in ‘Holltoaks’ as Mercedes Mcqueen in 2006 to present.
Metcalfe worked in ‘Hollyoaks later’ as Mercedes McQueen from 2008 to 2012.
She remained a significant figure of ‘dancing on ice’ as a contestant in 2011.
She found in ‘British soap award’ as an audience member in 2013, and she is still carrying her this role.
Jennifer worked for ‘celebrity juice’ as a panelist in the year 2015.
She played her role in ‘virtually famous’ as a panelist in the year 2016.
She performed her role in ‘extreme makeovers on fleek’ as a narrator in 2016.
Jennifer Metcalfe Personal Life
She has been in a relationship with Geordie Shore star Greg Lake since 2012, and in Feb 2017 The Sun reported that Metcalfe was carrying her first child. She gave birth to her baby in the early hours of June 20, 2017, at Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital. They named their son as Colmic Lake. Colmic is an abbreviation of Colin (her late farher0 and Mick is the father of her partner.
Jennifer Metcalfe Facts
Metcalfe is running her clothing rental boutique, The closet, in Liverpool with Hollyoaks co-stars Claire Cooper and Leah Hackett, which opened in April 2010.
Metcalfe played her role in the TV movie ‘Birthday girl’ as Keeley in 2009.
She got British soap award for best actress in 2008. She received soap award for the sexiest female in 2009. Again she received both of these awards in the year 2010. In the same year, she got all about soap bubble award for best celeb style. She received British soap award in 2012. In 2013 she received inside soap opera awards. She also got national television award for her good performance in the drama serial. Again in 2016, she won British soap award for best actress.
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