Kerry Jane Ellis is an English actress and singer who is best known for her work in musical theatre and subsequent crossover into music. Born and raised in Suffolk, Ellis began performing at an early age before attending Laine Theatre Arts from the age of 16. Ellis made her first professional stage appearance in 1998 and went on to make her West End debut in the 2001 revival of My Fair Lady as Martine McCutcheon's understudy in the role of Eliza Doolittle. After meeting Queen guitarist Brian May in 2002, she landed the role of Meat in the original London cast of We Will Rock You and has subsequently played lead roles in West End musicals Les Misérables, Wicked, Oliver! and Cats as well as appearing in national tours and concert productions of musicals like Miss Saigon, Chess, The War of the Worlds and RENT. Ellis, who has received several awards and nominations for her performances, has become recognised as the First Lady of West End musicals.
|Born:||Kerry Jane Ellis, May 6, 1979, Haughley, Suffolk, England|
|Education:||Laine Theatre Arts|
|Children:||Alfie Ellis-Townsend (25/10/2013) Freddie Ellis-Townsend (30/11/2015)|
|Website:||Kerry Ellis's Official site|
|Twitter:||Kerry Ellis's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Kerry Ellis's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Kerry Ellis's IMDb|
About Kerry Ellis
Award-winning theater actress and musician who has performed in classic shows like Oliver! and Wicked.
Her first role was in The Wizard of Oz when she was nine years old.
She worked in the film production of My Fair Lady from 1998 to 2002.
She married James Townsend in 2011.
She played Beth in the theater production of The War of the Worlds, which initially starred Richard Burton.
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