Patsy Kensit
British actress
Patsy Kensit
Patricia Jude Francis "Patsy" Kensit is an English actress, singer, model and former child star, known for her television and film appearances. Her films include Lethal Weapon 2 and she has been married to rock stars Jim Kerr and Liam Gallagher, as well as herself fronting the band Eighth Wonder. In May 2004 she returned to television acting, taking the role of Sadie King in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.
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Liam Gallagher Sues Over Secret Love Child Story
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Liam Gallagher is suing a US newspaper which reported that he was embroiled in a case in a New York court over allegations that he fathered a child during a one-night stand. A spokesman for the former Oasis frontman refused to comment on the story but confirmed that his lawyers are taking legal action against the New York Post for reporting the claims. Liam Gallagher is suing the New York Post Liam, who now fronts Beady Eye after the break-up of Oasis, is married to former All Saints singer Nicole Appleton. He has three children, including one with former wife Patsy Kensit, and one with Lisa Moorish. Liam Gallagher with Nicole Appleton Liam has a famously frosty relationship with his brother and former Oasis bandmate Noel and recently revealed that he does not even have his phone number. The pair have not spoken since Noel walked out of the group in 2009. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK | FOLLOW US ON TWITTER
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Patsy Kensit reveals her 13-year battle with her weight and speaks out about shedding 14lbs with WeightWatchers
Daily Mail (UK) - about 4 years
The blonde beauty, who turns 45 in March admitted she struggled with gaining weight after the birth of her second child and spent the next decade battling with her shape.
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Patsy Kensit parades her slim pins in leather-look trousers as she shows off 14lbs weight loss
Daily Mail (UK) - about 4 years
The 44-year-old actress certainly seemed to be making the most of her newly-svelte figure as she stepped out in London on Tuesday.
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Peachtree record holder passes away
ajc - over 4 years
Joseph Kimani, who set the AJC Peachtree Road Race record (27 minutes 4 seconds) in 1996, died earlier this month. He was 40. Kimani, a native of Kenya, died of pneumonia on Nov. 1, according to No one has come close to breaking Kimani’s record, which destroyed the previous record by 52 seconds. It remained the world’s fastest 10k time for six years. Sammy Kitwara came closest to breaking his mark at the Peachtree, running the 10k course in 27:22 in 2009. Kimani was buried in Eldoret, Kenya. – Doug Roberson, AJC.
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Patsy Kensit embraces cougar style in a sexy leopard-print dress
Daily Mail (UK) - over 4 years
She said recently that she has had enough passion to last her a lifetime, and isn't looking for a man. But Patsy Kensit's outfit certainly suggested she was on the prowl last night, as she dined out in Mayfair.
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Kensit: I was nearly in Batman
MSN Movies - almost 5 years
Patsy Kensit has revealed she auditioned for a part in the first Batman film, but lost out to Kim Basinger.
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Nicholas French: Hair Artist Supreme
The Epoch Times - almost 5 years
Hair by Nicholas French using Matrix products (Sarah Silver/SHE by SO.CAP USA HAIR EXTENSIONS) Nicholas French became the first honoree to earn the Beauty Maker Award (BMA) in platform artistry, awarded by the BE! Entertainment Network on April 15 at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J. “Platform artists perform and work from a stage, usually in front of beauty [industry] makers, the public, and from a few up to thousands of people at a time,” explained Steven and Annie Casciola, founders and editors of BE! Magazine. “They have the unique communication and creative skills to excite the public about the salon experience.” From this description, it is no wonder that Nicholas French merited this honor, singled out as No. 1 from among “so many people traveling the world doing this,” French said. Inspired by his late father, Freddie French, Nicholas has devised a course of innovative hair styling that triggers the imagination and ignites the fire of creativity. He said that h ...
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Patsy Kensit talks her life, her career and Birds Eye peas
Female First - almost 5 years
After a ‘blissful' eighteen months of being a full time mum, Patsy Kensit is taking a break from cooking and baking to return to one of he...
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Birds Eye launches campaign by bringing back Patsy Kensit after 40 years
Silicon Republic - almost 5 years
Patsy Kensit is starring in Birds Eye's latest campaign almost 40 years after she featured in an ad for the company as a four-year-old in 1973.
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Kensit returns to Birds Eye adverts
The Evening Telegraph - almost 5 years
Patsy Kensit is fronting Birds Eye's latest campaign almost 40 years after starring in an ad for the company as a four year old.
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The ultimate Michael Biehn interview: The Abyss, Tombstone, and his ... - Den Of Geek
Google News - over 5 years
So I signed on to do this movie, and I remember exactly where I was sitting when I was told that they'd cast Patsy Kensit to play opposite me, and although Patsy was like, darling, she was sexy and fun, y'know, she was supposed to be a psychiatrist,
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I get cross that I was so adrift as a young model, says Sara Stockbridge - Evening Standard
Google News - over 5 years
For several years she was Westwood's muse, modelling with Patsy Kensit and Sadie Frost; sharing a hotel room with Carla Bruni. But she and Westwood fell out badly when she turned down the designer's offer to front a music project - Westwood didn't
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The DS 50 – The Most Influential Gays 2011: 30 -21 - Different Scene (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Their influence transcends age and musical styles – this summer they supported Take That's record-breaking tour; they've remixed Madonna and David Bowie and collaborated with Patsy Kensit, Kylie Minogue and Liza Minelli. Since their first hit West End
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Let the sun shine in - Independent Online
Google News - over 5 years
Worst press: Most female celebrities have been judged and found guilty of orange fake tan disasters– including in the past 12 months: Cheryl Cole, Patsy Kensit and Kelly Brook. Health benefits: Today it's relatively simple to get a healthy streak-free,
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The real Tractor Boys! - East Anglian Daily Times
Google News - over 5 years
It was used in jaunty Birds Eye TV adverts in the late 1960s and 1970s – one of which featured a youthful Patsy Kensit, now known for her role in Holby City. She would put a finger in her mouth and make a popping sound
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Seven Dwarves TV star joins cast of Churchill panto Snow White - News Shopper
Google News - over 5 years
Laird, whose film and TV credits include two Harry Potter films, Bo Selecta, The Mighty Boosh and Psychoville, will now join Patsy Kensit and Blue Peter presenter Barney Harwood for the Bromley theatre's production of Snow White
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Is Jennifer Aniston about to get her hands dirty in a soap opera? - The Guardian (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
For the last few years, for instance, Emmerdale has always had a flinty-eyed older sexpot character, be it played by Patsy Kensit or Linda Lusardi or Corrinne Wicks. Surely it wouldn't be impossible to imagine Helen Mirren taking up this mantle for a
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Don't look back in anger -
Google News - over 5 years
Shortly after, Liam announced — with 15 minutes to go before he was due to board a flight to the US — that he was leaving the band's US tour to househunt with his then girlfriend Patsy Kensit. He later joined the band, but it appears the damage was
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Patsy Kensit
  • 2015
    Age 46
    On 7 January 2015, Kensit took part as a housemate in the fifteenth series of Celebrity Big Brother.
    More Details Hide Details She was the third celebrity to be evicted from the House, after spending 21 days.
  • 2014
    Age 45
    On 7 April 2014, Kensit was a guest panellist on ITV chat show Loose Women.
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  • 2012
    Age 43
    On 15 May 2012, she narrated the Channel 4 documentary Sex, Lies and Rinsing Guys.
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  • 2010
    Age 41
    In September 2010, Kensit participated as a contestant on the eighth series of Strictly Come Dancing.
    More Details Hide Details She was partnered up with professional dancer Robin Windsor. They were the eighth couple to be eliminated from the competition, finishing in seventh place.
  • 2008
    Age 39
    In August 2008, Kensit appeared as a subject in the sixth series of Who Do You Think You Are?
    More Details Hide Details Until Bruce Forsyth's episode broadcast in July 2010, it became the highest-rated episode for the programme with 7.10 million viewers. As of 2015, it still retains as the second highest-rated episode of the programme.
  • 2007
    Age 38
    Kensit later became involved with the DJ Jeremy Healy and announced that she was marrying for a fourth time on 29 November 2007. On 31 March 2008 it was reported that the pair had split by mutual consent and had called off their wedding. They eventually married on 18 April 2009, in an event covered by a magazine, but it was reported in February 2010 that the couple had separated.
    More Details Hide Details Healy did not receive a mention in her 2013 autobiography. Kensit identifies as an à la carte Catholic, and she had her children baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith. She began attending church after her mother's death.
  • 2006
    Age 37
    In October 2006, Kensit joined the BBC One medical drama Holby City as ward sister Faye Morton.
    More Details Hide Details On 14 March 2010, it wasrevealed that she had decided to leave the show.
    In September 2006, Kensit left Emmerdale, stating that commuting to Yorkshire and the time away from her sons was too stressful.
    More Details Hide Details As part of a dramatic week of episodes that coincided with Jeff Hordley's exit from the show, Cain Dingle and Sadie hatched an elaborate kidnap plan involving Tom King – they set up the transfer of £2million from the Kings to Cain in order for Tom to be released, however Cain double crossed Sadie. Her last appearance was at an airstrip watching Cain fly away, leaving her penniless and alone.
    She appeared as the Grand High Witch of all the World at the Children's Party at the Palace in celebration of the Queen's 80th birthday in 2006.
    More Details Hide Details She also became the voice of online gambling website
    On 23 June 2006, Kensit guest hosted The Friday Night Project with band Placebo.
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  • 2005
    Age 36
    In September and October 2005, Kensit appeared as a celebrity contestant in Ant & Dec's Gameshow Marathon, progressing through to Play Your Cards Right before being eliminated by Carol Vorderman.
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  • 2004
    Age 35
    In 2004, Kensit joined the cast of soap opera Emmerdale as Sadie King and also regularly featured in the third series of Channel 4's Bo' Selecta! and its 2005 spin-off series A Bear's Tail.
    More Details Hide Details Kensit's success as the soap super-bitch and in a popular comedy brought her back to the public's attention.
  • 1999
    Age 30
    Kensit and Gallagher had a son, Lennon, born 14 September 1999, who was named after John Lennon; they divorced in 2000.
    More Details Hide Details Lennon's godmother is actress Elizabeth Hurley. After a reported relationship with Ally McCoist, Kensit took up with rap artist and beatboxer Killa Kela. They split up after a year, with Kensit stating that she did not see a future with Killa.
  • 1997
    Age 28
    In April 1997, she married Liam Gallagher from Oasis.
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  • 1995
    Age 26
    In 1995, Kensit starred with Kristin Scott Thomas and Mark Rylance in Angels & Insects, which was directed by Philip Haas and was nominated for an Academy Award for Costume Design.
    More Details Hide Details Kensit's last major lead film role was in the Newcastle-based The One and Only.
  • 1993
    Age 24
    During her second marriage, she gave birth to her first child, James, in 1993.
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  • 1992
    Age 23
    In 1992, she married Jim Kerr, lead singer of Simple Minds.
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    In 1992, she had a leading role in the British film Blame it on the Bellboy as Miss Carolyn Wright, a desperate estate agent in Venice who would stop at nothing to clinch a deal.
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  • 1991
    Age 22
    Following Lethal Weapon 2, she appeared in the 1991 independent feature Twenty-One, for which she received a nomination for Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead.
    More Details Hide Details Of her role, Variety magazine wrote, "Fans of Kensit get plenty of her; her lovely face and form are always the center of attention. The cool control with which she executes the role is admirable".
  • 1989
    Age 20
    Although the band's success quickly waned, "I'm Not Scared" appeared in the 1989 film Lethal Weapon 2, in which Kensit, then focused solely on acting, played Rika van den Haas, a South African consulate secretary with whom cop Martin Riggs (played by Mel Gibson) falls in love.
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  • 1988
    Age 19
    Kensit has been married four times. In 1988, she married Dan Donovan of band Big Audio Dynamite.
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    In 1988, Kensit's band Eighth Wonder had two Top 40 singles: "I'm Not Scared", written by Neil Tennant & Chris Lowe and produced by the Pet Shop Boys & Phil Harding (for PWL), which reached Number 7 in the British charts, and "Cross My Heart", which reached Number 13.
    More Details Hide Details Eighth Wonder appeared on Top of the Pops.
  • 1987
    Age 18
    In November 1987, she sang a duet with the Italian singer and songwriter, Eros Ramazzotti, entitled 'La luce buona delle stelle', which in English translates to 'The Good Light of the Stars'.
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  • 1986
    Age 17
    In 1986, she won the lead female role in the film version of Absolute Beginners, based on the book by Colin MacInnes.
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  • 1985
    Age 16
    In 1985, Kensit led a dual career as a singer and an actress.
    More Details Hide Details She starred as Eppie in an adaptation of Silas Marner, with Ben Kingsley. At the time, Kensit stated: "All I want is to be more famous than anything or anyone".
  • 1981
    Age 12
    She also appeared as Estella in the 1981 BBC adaptation of Great Expectations and as Lady Margaret Plantagenet in the 1982 BBC Television Shakespeare production of Richard III.
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  • 1972
    Age 3
    In 1972, at the age of four, Kensit appeared in a television advert for Birds Eye frozen peas.
    More Details Hide Details She had her first big-screen role in the film For the Love of Ada. Her next film role was two years later in The Great Gatsby, in which she acted with Mia Farrow—whom she later portrayed in the 1995 biopic Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story. Kensit also appeared in a BBC mini series based on the famous historical novel Penmarric (1979). As a pupil at the Italia Conti Academy stage school, Kensit's first starring roles were in British children's television programmes such as The Adventures of Pollyanna (1982) and Luna (in the title role).
  • 1968
    Patsy Kensit was born on 4 March 1968 to James Henry Kensit (1915 – September 1987) and Margaret Rose Doohan (1935 – December 1993), a native of Ireland who died from breast cancer.
    More Details Hide Details Kensit has an elder brother, Jamie, born in 1963. Her mother was a publicist; her father was an associate of the notorious London gangsters the Kray twins. Nicknamed "Jimmy the Dip", he also reportedly worked for the rival Richardsons, running long firms for the gang. He served time in prison before Kensit was born; she believed he was an antiques dealer. Kensit's parents did not marry until 1986. Her paternal grandfather was a robber and counterfeiter. She attended Newland House School, St Catherine's School, Twickenham and Corona Theatre School.
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