Tiana Benjamin

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Tiana Benjamin
Born
Tiana Opium Benjamin

(1984-10-05) 5 October 1984 (age 37)
Enfield, England
OccupationActress
Years active2004–present

Tiana Opium Benjamin (born 5 October 1984) is an English actress, known for originally playing Chelsea Fox in the BBC soap opera EastEnders . [1]

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Career

Benjamin trained at the Anna Scher Theatre in London. [2] In 2005, she made a brief appearance in the film Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire as Angelina Johnson, [3] and voiced the character for the video game adaptation. In 2006, Benjamin joined the cast of BBC soap opera EastEnders , portraying the role of Chelsea Fox. Her decision to leave EastEnders was announced on 2 April 2010. [4]

In 2011, Benjamin starred in the 2011 drama film Fast Girls . She also played a role in the fourth episode of BBC crime drama The Interceptor in 2015. [5]

In 2016, Benjamin starred in The Dumping Ground as Bailey Wharton's mother Alison. [5] It was later discovered that her character was the mother of Bryony.

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Angelina Johnson
2007WishbabyMaxine
2011 Fast Girls Tara Andrews
2019The CreatressJessica Morrison
2019AbsentAngel

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2004 The Last Detective Carleen RomaneEpisode: "Christine"
2004 The Brief Xansi TuckerEpisode: "A Sort of Love"
2004 Rose and Maloney Scarlett2 episodes
2004 The Bill Tania BaptisteEpisode: "236"
2006 Dalziel and Pascoe Kylie Johnson2 episodes
2006–2010 EastEnders Chelsea Fox Series regular
2010 EastEnders: E20 Chelsea Fox Series 1, 11 episodes
Series 2, episode 2
Series 3, 15 episodes
2012 Bedlam ReetaEpisode: "Unfaithful"
2015 Casualty Cheryl DunsbyEpisode: "The Last Goodbye"
2015 The Interceptor MandyEpisode: "Episode #1.4"
2016 The Dumping Ground Alison2 episodes
2017 Holby City AliceEpisode: "Enigma"

Video games

YearTitleRoleNotes
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Angelina JohnsonVoice role

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References

  1. Quinn, Angie (28 February 2019). "11 EastEnders characters we would love to see return to the square". getwestlondon. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  2. "EastEnders – Characters and Cast – Tiana Benjamin". BBC Home. 19 September 2009. Archived from the original on 19 September 2009. Retrieved 27 July 2009.
  3. "This is what the Angelina Johnsons from Harry Potter look like now". Metro. 6 October 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  4. Green, Kris (2 April 2010). "Tiana Benjamin quits 'EastEnders'". Digital Spy . Hearst Magazines UK . Retrieved 2 April 2010.
  5. 1 2 Knox, Miranda (10 January 2018). "EastEnders: Remember Chelsea Fox? Actress Tiana Benjamin moves on to exciting new projects eight years on from the BBC soap". OK! Magazine. Retrieved 1 April 2019.