Tamzin Outhwaite Biography
Tamzin Outhwaite (Tamzin Maria Outhwaite) a British actress known with her role as Mel Owen in the BBC One Soap Opera EastEnders.
Tamzin Outhwaite Age
Tamzin was born on 5th November 1970 in Ilford, London, England.
Tamzin Outhwaite Career
Outhwaite started 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, Tom Ellis, were the winners of the ITV charity gameshow All Star Mr & Mrs Christmas Special on 20 December 2008. She was cast in the film Radio Cape Cod where 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 was cast as DCI Sasha Miller on the BBC TV comedy-drama series New Tricks, replacing Amanda Redman as head of the team in the show. She had previously 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
- 2014MOTH (Man of the House)
- 2012Great Expectations
- 2008 Radio Cape Cod
- 2006 Backwaters
- 20057 Seconds
Tamzin Outhwaite TV Shows
- 2018 Midsomer Murders
- 2017 Inside No. 9
- 2017 Murdoch Mysteries
- 2016 Bed & Breakfast
- 2013–2015 New Tricks
- 2013 Foyle’s War
Tamzin Outhwaite Net Worth
Outhwaite has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Tamzin Outhwaite Family
Outhwaite was born toe Anna (née Santi) and Colin Frank Outhwaite and has two siblings; younger brothers Kes and Jake. In May 2018 she shared through her Instagram that her mum passed away three weeks ago.
Tamzin Outhwaite Husband
Tamzin was married Tom Ellis as of 2006 but they they divorced in 2014. The duo were introduced by James McAvoy who was a mutual friend and got engaged on 5th November 2005, during Tamzin’s 35th birthday, after six months of dating.
Tamzin Outhwaite Children
Tamzin has two daughters with her now ex- husband Tom Ellis; Florence Elsie Ellis born on 17th June 2008 and Marnie Mae Ellis born on 1st August 2012.
Tamzin Outhwaite Boyfriend
Back in 2018 she introduced her new boyfriend actor Tom Child, 26, who is also a documentary maker and personal trainer. In the 2017 Christmas they both holidayed in the Maldives sharing Instagram yoga posts from the same balcony.
Tamzin Outhwaite Education
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.