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Kelly Brook
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Brook at the 2015 Television Critics Association’s Press Tour
Born
Kelly Ann Parsons

23 November 1979 (1979-11-23) (age 41)
Occupation
  • Model
  • actress
  • media personality
  • radio presenter
  • author
Years active 1997–present
Modelling information
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Hair colour Brown
Eye color Brown

Kelly Brook (born 23 November 1979) is an British actress, model, and television presenter. Her first starring role was in the 2004 film School for Seduction, for which she received positive reviews for her role. In 2004, she played character Nikki Morris in the video game Need for Speed Underground 2, alongside Brooke Burke. In 2005, she appeared in the Philippe Vidal thriller House of 9, and starred opposite Billy Zane in the film Survival Island.

Early life

Brook was born and raised in Rochester, Kent as Kelly Ann Parsons, the daughter of Sandra Kelly, a cook, and Kenneth Parsons, a scaffolder. She has a younger brother, Damian, and an older half-sister, Sasha. Kenneth Parsons died, aged 57, in Rochester from lung cancer, on 26 November 2007, during Brook's time on Strictly Come Dancing. Brook attended the Thomas Aveling School in Warren Wood, Rochester. In 1996 at the age of seventeen she appeared in the second series of "Fist of Fun", the BBC comedy show from Stewart Lee and Richard Herring as a schoolgirl in a series of sketches entitled 'Teachers' (one of her co-stars was the young Daniel Mays). She studied at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London for three years during this time before becoming a professional model at the age of 16.

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
2000 Sorted Sarah
2001 Ripper Marisa Tavares
2003 Absolon Claire
The Italian Job Lyle's Girlfriend
2004 School for Seduction Sophia Rosselini
2005 House of 9 Lea
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Beautiful Woman in Painting
Survival Island (also known as Three) Jennifer
2006 In the Mood Eva short film
2007 Fishtales Neried
2010 Piranha 3D Danni Arslow
Removal Kirby
2012 Keith Lemon: The Film Herself
2015 Taking Stock Kate Won 4 awards at the Monaco International Film Festival

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