Amanda Louise Holden is an English actress and media personality. Since 2007, she has judged on the television talent show Britain’s Got Talent on ITV. Holden played the title role in the musical stage show Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2004, for which she was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award.
About Amanda Holden in brief
Amanda Louise Holden is an English actress and media personality. Since 2007, she has judged on the television talent show competition Britain’s Got Talent on ITV. Holden played the title role in the musical stage show Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2004, for which she was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award. She went on to play the role of Sarah Trevanion in the ITV drama series Wild at Heart. Her other acting credits include The Grimleys, Kiss Me Kate, Cutting It, and Big Top. Holden has also presented various television shows for ITV, including The Sun Military Awards, Superstar, This Morning, Text Santa, and Give a Pet a Home. In 2019, Holden became the co-host of the Heart Breakfast radio show with Jamie Theakston. The following year, she released her debut studio album, Songs from My Heart. Holden’s first television appearance was as a contestant on the game show Blind Date in 1991. She has appeared on British series such as Smack the Pony, EastEnders, Hearts and Bones, Cutting It and with Harry Enfield in comedy series Celeb.
She also co-starred with Bill Nighy and Tom Courtenay in Ready When You Are, Mr McGill, Jack Rosenthal’s comedy drama. In April 2009, it was reported that the US network CBS had offered Holden the job of the one-time guest presenter on The Early Show, a daytime talk show. On 1 June 2009, she appeared with regular presenters Harry Smith and Maggie Rodriguez, Holden has since signed up with CBS as a British correspondent for The Early show. In December 2015, Holden was part of the presenting team of the CBBC show The Worst Witch in The Witch’s Worst Witch. She appeared as Miss Pentangle in CBBC’s The Pentangle, a production of the musical West End production of The West End’s The Best of the West. In January 2010, she presented her own four-part series, Amanda Holden’s Fantasy Lives, in which she tried out four of her dream jobs including working as a showgirl in Paris and a magician’s assistant in Las Vegas. In 2011, Holden narrated the documentary The Nation’s Favourite Bee Gees Song.