Roxanne McKee


Roxanne McKee Biography

Roxanne McKee (born August 10, 1980) is a Canadian actress and model. She is best known for playing Louise Summers in the British soap opera Hollyoaks (2005-2008), Lou Foster in the British drama series Lip Service (2010), Doreah in the British-American fantasy drama series Game of Thrones (2011-2012) and Lady Claire Riesen in the American apocalyptic supernatural series Dominion (2014-2015). She has also starred in films including Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (2012), Vendetta (2013) and The Legend of Hercules (2014).

Early life and education

McKee was born in Canada and completed a BA degree in Social Policy & Political Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London in 2005.

Career

After completing her BA degree, McKee rose to fame by winning Hollyoaks on the Pull, a Channel 4 initiative to discover new talent for the popular British soap Hollyoaks. Upon selection, Roxanne was cast as Louise Summers in Hollyoaks.

After it was confirmed that Roxanne McKee had quit her role of Louise Summers, she departed on-screen in December 2008. In 2008, McKee appeared in the Taio Cruz music video for "She's Like a Star". The following year, McKee filmed parts in Johannes Roberts' hooligan horror film F and BBC Two's The Persuasionists.

In July 2009, McKee became the face of Clothes Show Live, stating: "I've always watched it on TV and wanted to go, so I'm very flattered to be part of such a huge event". In 2010, she was cast in a small role in on-line drama EastEnders: E20, playing bisexual character Pippa.

After modern lesbian drama Lip Service for BBC Three set in Glasgow, McKee played the part of Doreah in Game of Thrones, an HBO series based on the best-selling epic fantasy series of novels written by George RR Martin.

In May 2012, McKee was announced as a part of horror sequel Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2010 F Nicky Wright
2012 Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines Lita Direct to video
2013 Vendetta Morgan Vickers
2014 The Legend of Hercules Queen Alcmene
2014 Ironclad: Battle for Blood Blanche
2016 Crossfire Samantha "Sam" Harrison

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2005-2008 Hollyoaks Louise Summers 278 episodes
2010 The Persuasionists Christine / Agency Worker Episode: "Cockney Cheese" (as Christine)
Episode: "The Handsomeness" (as Agency Worker)
2010 EastEnders: E20 Pippa Episode #2.2
2010 Lip Service Lou Foster 4 episodes
2011-2012 Game of Thrones Doreah 11 episodes
2012 Lewis Briony Keagan Episode: "Generation of Vipers"
2014 Alt Suzy Television film
2014-2015 Dominion Claire Riesen 21 episodes
2017 Strike Back: Retribution Natalie Reynolds 10 episodes (Season 6)

Awards and nominations

2006

  • No. 91 in the FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World.
2007

  • Won at British Soap Awards in category of Sexiest Female for her role in Hollyoaks.
  • Won at Inside Soap Award in category of Sexiest Female for her role in Hollyoaks.
  • No. 42 in the FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World.
2008

  • Won at Digital Spy Soap Awards in category of Sexiest Female for her role in Hollyoaks.
  • No. 97 in the FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World.
  • Won at British Soap Awards in category of Sexiest Female for her role in Hollyoaks.



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