Lucy Pinder

  • Actor

Dec 20, 1983  in Hampshire, England

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Lucy Katherine Pinder is an English model and TV and film actress who is known to have graced the cover of various renowned publications like Loaded, Daily Star, Nuts, and FHM. The actress has appeared in TV series like Soccer AM, Hotel Babylon, Dream Team and in films like Strippers vs Werewolves (2012), The Seventeenth Kind (2014) and Age of Kill (2015). Apart from acting in movies and TV series, the actress also participated in the sixth series of Celebrity Big Brother. Outside her acting career, Pinder takes great interest in charity works, she was an ambassador for Kick 4 Life, a charitable organization that uses football to fight poverty and diseases in developing countries.

Early Life
Lucy Pinder was born on September 20, 1983, in Winchester, Hampshire, England. She studied at the Peter Symonds College and after completing her A levels, the actress decided to take a break for one year and later she considered pursuing a career in teaching. However, her life changed drastically when she was spotted by a freelance photographer on Bournemouth beach and took pictures of her, which eventually helped her bag a professional modeling contract with a UK national. Soon, Pinder garnered great attention from the public and began her modeling career.

Personal Life
Lucy Pinder dated Daniel Hooper, a carpenter for more than seven years and after the duo parted ways rumors surfaced that she was in a relationship with a fellow model, Michelle Marsh.

Television Career
After modeling for various magazines and publications, the actress ventured into acting in 2004 and she first appeared on I'm Famous and Frightened, a series that investigated ghosts and spirits. A year later, on 31st December 2005, Pinder appeared as a celebrity soccerette on Soccer AM. In 2007, she appeared as a contestant on a special edition of the popular series, the Weakest Link, titled 'Wags and Glamor Girls.' In the same year, Pinder worked as a presenter for a short nightly program called Book at Bedtime on Nuts TV where she would read a passage from a well-known novel. The following year she worked as a presenter for Overexposed and also appeared on TMF along with Kayleigh Pearson.

In 2009, Pinder appeared as one of the contestants in the reality show, Celebrity Big Brother and became the first person to be voted out from the house. She subsequently appeared on The Real Hustle Undercover, a series that ran on BBC Three.

Movie Career
Pinder made her acting debut in films with the 2012 movie, Strippers vs Werewolves starring Robert Englund, Lysette Anthony, Bill Murray and Barbara Nedelijakova. The movie directed by Jonathan Glendening was an average hit and grossed £38 at the box office. Two years later, Pinder was cast in sci-fi comedy movie, The Seventeenth Kind, which was the adaptation of a short story by Michael Marshall Smith. The movie co-starring Tony Curran, Brian Blessed, Ralph Brown, Sylvester McCoy and Miriam Margolyes opened to positive reviews and was a commercial hit. The following year, in 2015, Pinder played the role of Jenna in Neil Jones' Age of Kill starring Martin Kemp, Patrick Bergin, Bruce Payne, April Pearson and Philip Davis. The movie released on 15th June 2015 in the UK and it was received with negative reviews. The actresse's 2016 release include Warrior Savitri.