Alice Barlow

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Alice Barlow

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Alice Barlow
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Born (1991-08-09) 9 August 1991 (age 25)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
Occupation Actress, singer

Alice Barlow (born 9 August 1991), is an English actress and singer, best known for her role in Hollyoaks as Rae Wilson.

Education[edit]

She attended The Fallibroome Academy in Macclesfield.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

While a teenager Barlow won a national talent search Festival4Stars.[1] In 2008, Barlow took part ‘The Stobart Factor’ a talent competition, which was judged by The X Factor judge Louis Walsh. Walsh gave Barlow positive comments on her singing and told her she had ‘style’. Alice went on to win the competition and won £10,000, in which she put towards an Invisalign to straighten her teeth.[2]

In October 2009, Alice made her television debut as Rae Wilson in Channel 4, Soap-opera, Hollyoaks.[3] While at Hollyoaks, Barlow won an All About Soap award for “Best Love Triangle”, along with Kieron Richardson and Emmett J. Scanlan.[4] In early 2011, Barlow decided to leave the serial and her character was killed off in the late night spin-off Hollyoaks Later, which aired in September 2011. Barlow’s departure was kept a secret until her exit scenes were aired.[5] While starring in the show she also presented linked project The Hollyoaks Music Show.[6] In 2012 Barlow secured the role of Bella in ITV drama series Crime Stories.[7]

On 15 February 2013, Digital Spy reported that Barlow had auditioned on the second series of The Voice UK[8] and has got through to the next round with Danny O’Donoghue as her coach.[9] Barlow was defeated in the battle rounds by Andrea Begley, the eventual winner of the show.

Following her elimination from the talent contest Barlow vowed to continue her ambition of a career in music.[10]

On 10 July, Barlow’s management announced that she had secured the role of Sara in a new E4’s comedy titled Drifters.[11] In 2014, Barlow filmed a guest appearance for the medical drama Casualty.[11] For 2015, Barlow secured a recurring role in ITV comedy Benidorm and a guest role in Russell T Davies‘ series Banana.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes Refs.
2009–11 Hollyoaks Rae Wilson Regular role [6]
2011 Hollyoaks Later Rae Wilson Regular role [6]
2012 Crime Stories Bella Guest role [6]
2013–16 Drifters Sara Recurring role [6]
2014 Casualty Lucy Guest role [6]
2014 Staff Room Emma Guest role [6]
2015 Benidorm Annie Recurring role [6]
2015 Banana Harriet Guest role [6]
2017 Coronation Street Nancy Briers Guest role [6]
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