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Gillian Taylforth Biography – Gillian Taylforth Wiki

Gillian Taylforth is an English actress. She is widely recognized for her portrayal of Kathy Beale on the BBC soap opera EastEnders.

Additionally, she gained prominence for her roles as Jackie Pascoe on ITV’s Footballers’ Wives (2002–2006) and Sgt. Nikki Wright in ITV’s The Bill (2006–2008).

Taylforth’s educational journey included attending William Tyndale Junior School, Barnsbury Secondary School for Girls, Kingsway College of Further Education, and the Anna Scher Theatre School in London.

Commencing her acting career in the 1970s, Taylforth initially worked as a secretary while taking on minor roles. Her early television appearances encompassed roles in BBC comedy Hi-de-Hi!, Shelley, Play for Today, On Safari, Minder, Sink or Swim, and The Rag Trade. Notably, she portrayed Sherry in the 1980 gangster film The Long Good Friday.

Beyond her television roles, Taylforth ventured into film during her early career, presented on ITV’s Loose Women, and participated as a celebrity contestant on Strictly Come Dancing in 2008.

In January 2013, she participated as a contestant in Celebrity Big Brother. Subsequently, later that year, she commenced her role as Sandy Roscoe on the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, concluding her stint in January 2015.

Despite her EastEnders character being presumed deceased after an off-screen demise in 2006, Taylforth surprised audiences with a return to the show in February 2015, coinciding with its 30th-anniversary episode. The BBC later officially announced her permanent reprisal of the role of Kathy, and she has been a regular presence since August 2015.

The other Eastenders cast includes Aaron Thiara, Sophie Khan Levy, Colin Salmon, Peter Caulfield, and Fabrizio Santino.

Gillian Taylforth Age

She was born on 14 August 1955 in Islington, London, United Kingdom.

Gillian Taylforth Partner

She was in a long-term relationship with Geoff Knights from November 1986 to June 2009. During their time together they had a daughter, Jessica Rae Knights born February 1992, and a son, Harrison Knights born April 1999.

Gillian Taylforth Parents

She is the daughter of Margaret Borer and Ronald Taylforth. Both her parents are deceased.

Gillian Taylforth Family

Taylforth is the sister of actress Kim Taylforth.

Gillian Taylforth Height

The actress stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters) tall.


Her Instagram handle is @gillian.taylforth.