Famous People From Bournemouth Notable people with a connection to the Bournemouth area
Notable people with a connection to the Bournemouth area

Emma Stephens

Emma Stephens is an actress who was born in Bournemouth and who is headed up the stairway to stardom.

After training at the Bridget Baugi Acadamy, the Big Little Youth Theatre and the Jo Heynes school of dance, Emma moved to London to train at Laine Theatre Arts, graduating three years later and landing the role of Sophie in the 2005 UK Tour of Saturday Night Fever.

From there Emma appeared in the 2007 UK Tour of Starlight Express, and has also appeared in other stage productions that include Grease, Dreamboats And Petticoats and several pantomimes.

Emma has also made appearances in a number of television shows, including Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Take Away, Children In Need, BBC Breakfast, This Morning), The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Ready Steady Cook and The Weakest Link.

On 31st March 2012 Emma married X-Factor finalist Ray Quinn in a ceremony on the island of Barbados, their first child is due in July 2012.

Fans of Emma can keep up to date with her career on her Official Site, via her Facebook Fan Page and via the Internet Movie Database.

Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy was born in Weymouth, 30 miles west of Bournemouth in 1970. She began dancing at 5 years old after her […]