Sometimes bizarre thing in this world and proves that nothing is impossible here like excessively fat Lisa Riley has established a commendable status for herself as an accomplished dancer. While many people have criticized her steps in dancing, the determined Riley successfully extended her presence until semi-final in the competitive program ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. Prior to dancing, she had already set-up loyal fan base in England for portraying in the soap opera series ‘Emmerdale’.
Lisa Riley is currently running in her late thirties born on 13th July, 1976 in Bury, Lancashire of England. While most of her age-mates don’t even think about the future plans, being highly passionate in acting, as 9-years old lass, she attended Oldham Theatre Workshop. It was the time; she began chasing her dream of becoming an actress by seeking for the acting jobs.
The aspiring little girl, after few years of struggle for finding the gateway to enter the showbiz world inked a contract with an agent at the age of 12. Several minor roles soon followed including a role in British soap opera series ‘Coronation Street’ and in series ‘Butterfly Kiss’. Later, in 1995, when she was about to transform into an adult from a teenager, she scored her career breakthrough portraying the role of Mandy Dingle in long-running British soap opera sitcom ‘Emerdale’. Her existence in the series extended up-to 6 and half years period. Within a year of joining the cast, she was acknowledged as Most Popular newcomer in National Television Awards for her commendable portrayal in soap opera. In 1997 CITV awards, she was noted for performing in Princess Jean’s character. She stayed in high fame as proficient television presenter from 1998 to 2002 presenting the series ‘You’ve been Framed!’ to the viewers who are interested in contributing to the program by providing their home videos for the sake of entertainment of widespread audiences. During the time she had presented the series, the viewers figures was raised over 13 million. In the fall of 1990s, she had starred opposite to Jack P. Shepherd in movie ‘Put Out More Fags’ and was also kjown for making comedy appearance in music video for Boyzone’s track entitled ‘When the Going Gets Tough’. At the 2000s beginning, she had starred alongside Patsy Kensit, Paul Merton, Ed Byrne and Julian Clary in Christmas Pantomime of ITV i.e. ‘Aladdin’. Amongst her numerous notable guest portrayals, her role as Goody McEldrich in an episode of UK children’s sitcom ‘Young Dracula’ and role of Nadia Hicks in 2nd season of crime drama ‘Scott and Bailey’.
Apart from many movies and television shows, she is highly applauded for her participation in 10th season of reality sitcom ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. She and her partner, Robin Windsor are lauded as the stars of the reality series acknowledging the notable moments like Riley lifting Windsor, startlingly brilliant technicality shown by them and splits done by Riley at Wembley Arena. Despite their praiseworthy workouts that could propel them to finals, the couple was eliminated from the series in semi-finals. Thereafter, she had embarked on Live Tour in 2013 and on Craig Revel Horwood’s backstage show titled ‘Strictly Confidential’. Other television credits of Riley includes her roles in shows like ‘The Bill’, ‘Fat Friends’, ‘Waterloo Road’, ‘Doctors’ and ‘Holby City’. Regarding her stage works, she has notably appeared in 14 pantomimes. Additionally, she has embarked on successful United Kingdom tours of plays like ‘The Vagina Monologues’, ‘The Play I Wrote’, ‘Calendar Girls’, ‘Waiting for Gateaux’ and ‘The naked Truth’. Throughout her successful career centered in televisions, she has accumulated enough amounts.
Lisa, herself is even unsatisfied with the incidents happening in her personal life. She is the very loyal daughter of mother, Cath but has recently struggled upon the severe pain of losing her mother, who survived 12 years even being affected by breast cancer. Likewise, the excessively fat Riley is distressed with her figure. Even several hard-workouts to lose the weight haven’t been beneficial to her. In her autobiography, she has revealed about her disastrous love life. Once she was in one-sided love with her friend, Darren but the relationship ended when she came to know that he was gay and had no feelings towards her. Later, she and her co-star in soap opera awards, Lee Cooper were hooked up but the relationship ended when Lee was imprisoned being proved as fraud. Several times she just got her heart broken instead of getting desirable warmth. So, now the 37-years-old Riley is in search of her Mr. Perfect.
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