Amanda Holden

Occupation: Actor, talent show judge

Nationality: British

Born: February 16, 1971 (44)

Rising to prominence with the ITV drama Wild At Heart, Holden is also known for her work as a judge on the talent competition Britain's Got Talent.

She starred in Shrek: The Musical in the London West End for several months in 2011.

Holden married comedian Les Dennis in June 1995, but they divorced in 2003 after Holden's affair with actor Neil Morrissey was exposed. She now has two children with husband Chris Hughes.

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