Holly Weston


Holly Weston Biography

Holly Weston (born 30 August 1985) is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Ash Kane in the British television soap opera Hollyoaks. Weston also played the lead roles in feature films Filth and Wisdom and Splintered.

Early life

Weston was born in Putney, London, England. Weston began acting as a child. She trained at dancing academy The Urdang Academy, she also trained in acting at the Anna Scher Theatre before training at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. After Weston was cast in Hollyoaks she relocated to Liverpool where the serial is filmed.

Career

In 2003 Weston appeared in Mouth to Mouth as Claire. Weston was later cast as the lead role in Filth and Wisdom, which was the directorial debut of Madonna. She played Holly, a ballet dancer working a stripper and pole dancer. The film was initially planned to be a short film but as it was filmed it became a full feature length film. Weston was later cast in the lead role in horror film Splintered, in which she played teenager Sophie. Weston has also appeared in film Mouth to Mouth as Claire before appearing as the corpse of Carter's wife in John Carter.

Weston has also appeared as Grace in Harley Street, as Sadie in Law & Order:UK, as Fleur in Off the Hook, as Kelly Robe in Wall of Silence, as Julie in Killing Time, Leah in White Heat and as Lara Stone in the The Impressions Show.

On 5 September 2011 it was announced that Weston had been cast in a regular role in Hollyoaks as Ash Kane. Weston said she was initially signed to a six month contract, which was a "trial period". Producers then decided to keep the character on. For her portrayal of Ash, Weston was nominated for "Best Actress" at the 2012 British Soap Awards. She later received a "Best Actress" nomination at the 2012 TV Choice Awards.

Weston has also done voice over work and appeared in the music videos for "Lonely Girl" by Sandi Thom and "The Test" by Chemical Brothers.

Personal life

Weston is best friends with her other Hollyoaks co-star Jorgie Porter.

Filmography

Year Title Role
2003 Mouth to Mouth Claire
2004 Wall of Silence Kelly Robe
2005 Murder in Suburbia Holly Andrews
2006 A Love Too Tempting Brenda
2006 C**T Laura
2007 'Silver Trees Holly
2008 All That's Left
2008 Filth and Wisdom Holly
2008 Harley Street Grace
2009 Off the Hook Fleur
2009 A Day with Jessie Jessie
2010 Splintered Sophie
2010 Law & Order: UK Sadie
2011 Gangster Kitten Crack Girl 2
2011 The Impressions Show Lara Stone
2011"? Hollyoaks Ash Kane
2011 Killing Time Julie
2012 Edelweiss Polly
2012 John Carter Carter's Wife
2012 White Heat Leah



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