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Tiana Opium Benjamin (born 5 October 1984) is an English actress, known for playing Chelsea Fox in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.[1]

Tiana Benjamin
Born
Tiana Opium Benjamin

(1984-10-05) 5 October 1984 (age 34)
Enfield, England
OccupationActress
Years active2004–present

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CareerEdit

Benjamin trained at the Anna Scher Theatre in London.[2] In 2005, she made a cameo appearance in the film Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire as Angelina Johnson[3], and voiced the character for the video game adaptation. In 2006, Benjamin joined the cast of BBC soap opera EastEnders, portraying the role of Chelsea Fox. Her decision to leave EastEnders was announced on 2 April 2010.[4]

In 2011, Benjamin starred in the 2011 drama film Fast Girls.[5] She also played a role in the fourth episode of BBC crime drama The Interceptor in 2015.[6]

In 2016, Benjamin starred in The Dumping Ground as Bailey Wharton's mother Alison.[6] It was later discovered that her character was the mother of Bryony.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Angelina Johnson
2007 Wishbaby Maxine
2011 Fast Girls Tara Andrews
2018 The Creatress Jessica Morrison
2019 Absent Angel

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2004 The Last Detective Carleen Romane Episode: "Christine"
2004 The Brief Xansi Tucker Episode: "A Sort of Love"
2004 Rose and Maloney Scarlett 2 episodes
2004 The Bill Tania Baptiste Episode: "236"
2006 Dalziel and Pascoe Kylie Johnson 2 episodes
2006–2010 EastEnders Chelsea Fox Series regular
2012 Bedlam Reeta Episode: "Unfaithful"
2015 Casualty Cheryl Dunsby Episode: "The Last Goodbye"
2015 The Interceptor Mandy Episode: "Episode #1.4"
2016 The Dumping Ground Alison 2 episodes
2017 Holby City Alice Episode: "Enigma"

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Angelina Johnson

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quinn, Angie (28 February 2019). "11 EastEnders characters we would love to see return to the square". getwestlondon. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  2. ^ "EastEnders – Characters and Cast – Tiana Benjamin". BBC Home. 19 September 2009. Archived from the original on 19 September 2009. Retrieved 27 July 2009.
  3. ^ "This is what the Angelina Johnsons from Harry Potter look like now". Metro. 6 October 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  4. ^ Green, Kris (2 April 2010). "Tiana Benjamin quits 'EastEnders'". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 2 April 2010.
  5. ^ "Remember Chelsea Fox from EastEnders? Here's actress Tiana Benjamin now". The Sun. 30 November 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  6. ^ a b Knox, Miranda (10 January 2018). "EastEnders: Remember Chelsea Fox? Actress Tiana Benjamin moves on to exciting new projects eight years on from the BBC soap". OK! Magazine. Retrieved 1 April 2019.

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