Lenora Crichlow | Biography

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Date of Birth 1985-01-04
Nationality British
Profession Actress
Name on Birth Lenora Isabella Crichlow
Height 5'5 1/2"
Place of Birth Harlesden, London
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown

Lenora Crichlow is an English actress for the cinema and television. She was born in the year of 1985 and celebrates her birthday every year on January 4. In the field of her profession, she is best known for her outstaning roles as Annie Sawyer in the supernatural drama series called Being Human, as Maria "Sugar" Sweet in the International Emmy Award–winning comedy-drama series Sugar Rush, and in the sports drama film Fast Girls as Shania Andrews. Crichlow played the role of Ali Redcliffe in the six-part romantic comedy series Material Girl in 2010. In 2013, she appeared in the main role of Victoria Skillane in an episode of the critically acclaimed anthology series Black Mirror. From September to December 2013, she played the character of Lulu Lovette in the American sitcom Back in the Game.

Crichlow is a native of Harlesden, London as she was born and raised there. She was welcomed to the family as the daughter to a community activist and civil rights campaigner father Frank Crichlow and mother Lucy Addington. Her mother was an Englishwoman and her father was originally from the island of Trinidad in the Caribbean, and opened and ran The Mangrove restaurant in Notting Hill. She has two sisters, Amandla and Francesca, and a brother, Knowlton. Her younger sister, Amandla, is an actress as well. From the young age of 12, Lenora trained and worked with the Young Blood Theatre Company in Hammersmith, West London. Then she went on to the University of Sussex and studied Drama.

Lauren had her first professional acting role in the television film Bella and the Boys as Stacy. Her big screen debut came in 2006 with the small-budget UK horror film Wilderness. Her first television appearance was in the ITV police drama series The Bill. Her breakthrough role came as Maria "Sugar" Sweet in Channel 4's adaptation of the Julie Burchill novel Sugar Rush. In 2007, she appeared in an episode of Doctor Who, as Cheen, and BBC One's feature-length drama Kiss of Death in 2008. In March 2010, she returned to the sets of Doctor Who playing a new character, Rachel in the audio release of Doctor Who: The Architects of History.  Her stars shined even brighter in November 2008, when the BBC announced she replaced Andrea Riseborough as Annie Sawyer, a ghost in a flat shared with a vampire and a werewolf, in the BBC Three series Being Human. For her work on the show, Crichlow won the TV Actress of the Year Award at the 2011 Glamour Awards. She continued playing the role of until deciding to depart with the last episode of the fourth season in March 2012. Following her departure from the show, she starred as Victoria Skillane in an episode of the critically acclaimed anthology drama series Black Mirror, in February 2013. The following month, she had landed a main cast role in ABC sitcom Back in the Game. Crichlow will be portraying the character of Mel in the upcoming 2014 independent film Electricity. In February 2014, it was announced that Crichlow will play the role of Stephie in the romantic comedy pilot A to Z for NBC. Besides that, Crichlow has hosted The Tudors on BBC America since January 2011.

Lenore prefers to keep her personal life under cover. She has not yet revealed any of her past relationships. Also it is hard to know if she has been dating anyone or has a boyfriend. Whether she is married or had a divorce is also not known. When it comes to her private life she likes to stay tight lipped about it. Some rumors come flying down about her relationships but she refrains from making comments about it. More on her is available on her bio on the Wikipedia and the IMDb website or from her social media pages.