Tamzin Outhwaite Biography
Tamzin Outhwaite (Tamzin Maria Outhwaite) is a British actress born on 5th November 1970 in Ilford, London, England. She became popular with her role as Mel Owen in the BBC One Soap Opera EastEnders.
Tamzin Outhwaite attended the Stagestruck Theatre Company as a teenager, taking part in several productions during the mid-1980s. While at school, she studied part-time at Sylvia Young Theatre School and on leaving school in 1987, she joined the London Studio Centre to study drama and dance.
Tamzin Outhwaite Age
- She was born on 5th November 1970 (47 years as of 2017)
Tamzin Outhwaite Net Worth
- She has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Tamzin Outhwaite Family
Her parents are Anna (née Santi) and Colin Frank Outhwaite. She has two siblings; younger brothers Kes and Jake.
Tamzin Outhwaite Mum
In May 2018 Tamzin Outhwaite revealed through her Instagram that her mum passed away three weeks ago.
Tamzin Outhwaite Husband and Children
She married Tom Ellis in 2006 but they they divorced in 2014. They have two daughters Florence Elsie Ellis (born 2008) and Marnie Mae Ellis (born 2012)
Tamzin Outhwaite Boyfriend
In 2018 she introduced her new boyfriend actor Tom Child, 26, he is also a documentary maker and personal trainer. During the 2017 chrismas they both holidayed in the Maldives sharing Instagram yoga posts from the same balcony.
In April 2018 they attended a club launch in West London. A source said “Tamzin is very pleased with herself that she’s pulled a toy boy. She’s been introducing him to pals and joking he’s 12. She’s very fond of him and says he’s fearless.”
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Tamzin Outhwaite Career
Tamzin Outhwaite began her career in theatre taking roles in productions including ‘Grease’ and ‘Oliver!’, and work at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, before landing bit parts in television series ‘The Bill’ and ‘Men Behaving Badly’.
In 1998 she found national fame when she was cast as Mel Healy in the popular BBC soap opera ‘EastEnders’. The soap aired from October 1998 to March 2002. She stated in 2006 that she wouldn’t rule out returning to EastEnders and her return was confirmed on 24 October 2017.
Outhwaite and her ex-husband were the winners of the ITV charity gameshow All Star Mr & Mrs Christmas Special on 20 December 2008. In the feature film, Radio Cape Cod, she plays a radio interviewer who has a new love entering her life and whose daughter, played by Tamzin Merchant, is experiencing her first love.
She joined the cast of the popular BBC TV comedy-drama series New Tricks as DCI Sasha Miller, replacing Amanda Redman as head of the team in the show. Outhwaite had earlier appeared in series 9, episode 6 of the show, guest-starring as a different character who is brought to justice at the end of the episode.
Tamzin Outhwaite Eastenders
She played Melanie Owen in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders from 1998 until 2002. After 16 years being away from the soap she announced that she will be back on her role as Melanie Owen in scenes to be aired early 2018.
Tamzin Outhwaite Movies and TV Shows
- Since 1985: EastEnders
- 2006 – 2009: Hotel Babylon
- 2003 – 2015: New Tricks
- 2008 – 2009: The Fixer
- 2003 – 2004: Red Cap
- 2005: 7 Seconds
- 2006: Vital Signs
- 2007: Cassandra’s Dream
- 2012: Great Expectations
- 2009: Paradox
- 1992 – 1998: Men Behaving Badly
- Since 2011: Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me
- 2006: Backwaters
- 2004: Frances Tuesday
- 2002: Out of Control
- 2008: Radio Cape Cod
- 2004: When I’m 64
- 2008: One Careful Owner
- 2014: MOTH (Man of the House)
- Walk Away and I Stumble
- Final Demand