Amy Diamond (model)

For the Swedish singer, see Amy Diamond.
Amy Diamond
Born (1988-02-08) 8 February 1988 (age 29)
Crewe, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Model, actress
Website Page at BBC

Amy Diamond is an English actress, singer, former glamour model, and Page 3 girl.

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Early lifeEdit

Diamond was born in Widnes, Cheshire.[1] She currently lives in London.[2][3] Diamond studied at St Peter and St Paul's Catholic High School and then went on to study performing arts at The Hammond School, Chester.[4][5]

CareerEdit

As a glamour model, Diamond has posed for British lads' mags such as Nuts[6][7] and Loaded[8] as well as tabloid newspaper The Sun.[6] Diamond has also modelled as part of promotional work for brands such as Ann Summers.[9] In 2009, she posed outside the British Houses of Parliament painted with the colours of the European flag as part of a publicity stunt for Libertas.[10]

In 2010, Diamond took part in the BBC talent-search Over the Rainbow, which aimed to find an actress to play Dorothy in an upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz.[6] Diamond made it through to become one of the top eleven finalists in the competition.[6] In the first week of live performances for the public vote, she sang a rendition of Fergie's "Big Girls Don't Cry" but was eliminated after the vote and Andrew Lloyd Webber's decision.[2][6][11] Diamond also took part in a group performance of "Love Machine" with contestants Bronte Barbe, Emilie Fleming, and Jessica Robinson.[6][12]

Later, in 2010, Diamond was cast as "Janet" in a production of the musical The Drowsy Chaperone at Upstairs at The Gatehouse.[13]

She has danced on cruise ships, and she also had a small part in the BBC One series Hustle.[6]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mum of Amy Diamond of Widnes urges town to back her in BBC Andrew Lloyd Webber Wizard of Oz show". Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News. 1 April 2010. Archived from the original on 27 July 2011. Retrieved 3 November 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Over The Rainbow: Page 3 girl Amy Diamond is too sexy to play Dorothy and is first to get axed". Mail Online. 4 April 2010. Retrieved 7 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "Amy Diamond on Twitter". Twitter.com. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Please vote for my daughter, Amy Diamond, pleads mum, Margaret". Runcorn and Widnes World. 31 March 2010. Retrieved 3 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "Over The Rainbow contestant Amy Diamond - and Dorothy". BBC. 2 April 2010. Retrieved 3 November 2010. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "Amy". BBC. Archived from the original on 29 September 2010. Retrieved 7 September 2010. 
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 August 2010. Retrieved 8 September 2010. 
  8. ^ "The Bosh". Sexycelebritygossip.com. 17 April 2013. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "Amy Diamond Pictures - Ann Summers Flagship Store". Zimbio. 29 August 2008. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Who moved my news?". Daylife. 23 August 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  11. ^ "Amy's Performance - Over the Rainbow - Episode 3". YouTube. 3 April 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  12. ^ "Mission Accomplished - Over the Rainbow - Episode 4". YouTube. 4 April 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 
  13. ^ "Siobhan McCarthy to Star in Gatehouse's DROWSY CHAPERONE; Full Cast Announced". BroadwayWorld.com. 1 September 2010. Retrieved 7 September 2010. 

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