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Gillian Taylforth

Facts of Gillian Taylforth

Date of Birth: 1955 , August-14
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch

Quick Timeline of Gillian Taylforth

1955 Born in Islington, London, New York
1970 Gillian started her acting career
1985 Appeared in EastEnders
1980 Movie debut from The Long Good Friday
1996 Relationship with George Knights
1995 Wrote an autobiography Kathy and Me
1985 In relationship with Nick Beery
2013 Got engaged with David Fairbrain

Detail Timeline of Gillian Taylforth

August 14 , 1955

Born in Islington, London, New York

Gillian Taylforth was born in the mid-1950s in Islington, London, New York. She was born to her father Ronald Taylforth and mother Margret Taylforth. She has a brother Ron Taylforth and two sisters; Kim Taylforth, and Debora Taylforth.

1970

Gillian started her acting career

Gillian started her acting career in the 1970s. At first, she used to work in minor roles but she also appeared in various television roles including BBC’s comedy Hi-de-Hell, On Safari, Minder, Play for Today, The Rage Trade and Sink or Swim.

 

February 19 , 1985

Appeared in EastEnders

Gillian appeared on BBC’s new soap opera EastEnders on February 19, 1985. She appeared in the show for the role of Kathy Beale. This was a turning point in her career; this role earned her a huge popularity and public recognition.

1980

Movie debut from The Long Good Friday

Gillian made her movie debut from “The Long Good Friday” in 1980. In this movie, she was seen in the role of Sherry and she was highly appreciated for the role as well. The movie became a huge hit during that time and also had extremely good box office collections.

1996

Relationship with George Knights

Gillian was in a relationship with boyfriend George Knights in November 1996. The couple has a daughter, Jessica Rae and a son, Harrison Jay from their living in relationship. The couple was together for more than a decade however their relation didn’t last forever and they broke up in 2009.

1995

Wrote an autobiography Kathy and Me

Gillian wrote an autobiography entitled “Kathy and Me” in 1995. In the autobiography she described her own childhood, her teenage years and how she gets into acting field and about her life style. The biography totally described her whole life experience.

1985

In relationship with Nick Beery

Gillian was also in relationship with Nick Beery in 1985. Nick Berry was one of the casts of EastEnders. During their shooting for the show they fell in love with each other, however they broke up after 1 year of relationship.

2013

Got engaged with David Fairbrain

Gillian got engaged to David Fairbrain in January 2013. They had been dating each other since 2012. They are together since their engagement but they do not have any children till now and also they are not married yet.

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Gillian was in a relationship with her boyfriend George Knights in November 1986. They were in a relationship for 13 years. They have 2 children including 1 daughter named Jessica Rae and a son named Harrison Jay. She also faced miscarriage once in 1996 and her pregnancy was terminated. She was happy with her relationship but they got apart from each other in 2

Gillian got engaged to David Fairbrain in January 2013. The couple is living together but are still not married.

Gillian has a very successful professional career and her current net worth is estimated to be around U.S $ 15 million.