Tamara Wall is a British television and theater actress who is best known for appearing as Grace Black on Hollyoaks for over five years. She also has been on the long-running EastEnders.
Along with her work on the British soaps, she has also appeared on shows like One Night and the TV movie Cinderella. From where she was born and raised to the worst job she ever had, here are five fast facts about the actress.
Who Is Tamara Wall?
She was born on July 23 in Weybridge, Surrey. She became interested in performing at a young age and started putting on shows in her backyard while growing up. She then attended both the Jenny Reeds School of Dance and the London Studio Center.
Prior to getting her start in television, Wall began working in the theater. Her first lead performance was in a production of The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe as Lucy. Wall also played the role of Brooke Wyndham, the fitness instructor accused of murdering her husband, in the West End production of Legally Blonde.
The actress was cast as Martina Quinn in EastEnders in 2011 as a guest star. In 2013 she was cast in Hollyoaks as main cast member Grace Black, a show she is still on.
Worst Job She’s Ever Had
Wall revealed the worst job she ever had was performing in the Spirit of the Dance Show in the United States. She explained that not only was it physically taxing and incredibly painful, but all the dancers got injured because they were performing on a concrete stage. Needless to say, Wall decided to leave the show halfway through her contract.
Getting Personal With Tamara Wall
She got engaged to her partner, Gareth Jones, in July 2018 while on vacation in Ibiza, Spain and shared the news — and her beautiful ring — in an Instagram post.