As a resemblance to her real life, Kara Tointon recorded a documentary for BBC Three called Kara Tointon: Don’t Call Me Stupid.
The program’s objective was to show an impact of dyslexia in people’s lives and how can people live with dyslexia.
We’re playing from 1919 so it’s all period which is absolutely fascinating.” The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.
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Her first appearance on television was as an extra in East Enders in 1994, when she played a school friend of Sonia Fowler.
Tointon left East Enders, along with co-star Ricky Groves, on 27 August 2009.
Kara Louise Tointon (born 5 August 1983) is an English actress, best known for playing Dawn Swann in BBC soap opera East Enders, as the 2010 winner of BBC television series Strictly Come Dancing and as Maria in the ITV live production of The Sound of Music Live in December 2015 alongside Julian Ovenden as Captain von Trapp. For about one year when she was a teenager, she dated James Bourne of the bands Busted, Son of Dork, and Mc Busted.
Tointon's first professional acting experience came when she played the part of Brigitta in The Sound of Music at the Cliffs Pavilion.
Her dance parter was James Jordan and the pair came third overall. ITV axes The Halcyon after just one more »The Sun Kara Tointon looks dramatically different as she goes make-up-free for night out in London with sister Hannah The Sun KARA Tointon was almost unrecognisable as she attended an event alongside her sister Hannah on Monday evening.
She also hosted a TV show called Shrink Rap where she conducted ..more »Radio Times ITV axes The Halcyon after just one series Radio Times The broadcaster had hoped the Second World War drama starring Alex Jennings, Olivia Williams, Steven Mackintosh and Kara Tointon would fill the gap left by Downton Abbey... The actress – well known for her role on East Enders – went make-up free in an uncharacteristic move, as she attended the preview night of ... Glamorous Hannah and Kara Tointon wow in pastel pink ensembles as they step out at star-studded Twilight ...