Kellie Shirley (born in
Croydon, South London) is a British actress.
played the role of Carly Wicks
popular BBC soap
EastEnders up until 2008.
She left Eastenders with co-star Matt
Di Angelo in early 2008 following the death of character
Kevin Wicks (Phil Daniels) who was her on screen
Shirley appeared in the 2004 romantic comedy film Wimbledon as the
main character's brother's girlfriend.
Kellie Shirley was a dancer in Paolo Nutini's music video "Pencil
full of lead".
trained at The BRIT
School for Performing Arts in Selhurst, after which she
won a scholarship to the Webber
Kellie is vegetarian
She has also appeared on the Sky Sports
program Soccer AM
herself as a "massive Crystal
fan." Her last appearance in EastEnders was on 4 January
In June 2009, she co-hosted BBC Two
, standing in for Amanda
, who is on maternity