Leah Bracknell (born July 12, 1964 – died September 2019) was a British Actress from Westminster (London, England). Additionally, her first role is of Zoe Tate in the Emmerdale program (1989-2005). She got the Best Exit Award in the British Soap Awards (2006).
Furthermore, she nominated for the Most Popular Actress in the National Television Award (2002). Her dad David who is also a director made a show The Chiffy Kids (1976). She cast in the soap opera. Additionally, she qualified as a yoga teacher.
She taught yoga and meditation in Baildon. Meanwhile, she invested in her jewelry line. Still, her life changed when she diagnosed with lung cancer stage IV in October 2016. She also arranged for the funds for the experimental treatment organized in Germany.
On the other hand, she is also a positive-minded personality and attended the talk shows Loose Women and The Morning. A trail immunotherapy treatment started on her in August 2019. Unfortunately, she died in September 2019. Still, her determination motivated other people who battled with the disease.
Before Fame, Trivia & Parents
Alison Rosalind Bracknell was born on the 12th of July 1964 in Westminster. On the other hand, her mom is Li-Er Hwang (Malaysian-Chinese Actress). She shared a wonderful relationship with her father David Ian Bracknell.
Her incredible family members met on the film set The World of Suzie Wong. Her name adopted from her mother’s name. She attended the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.
Wedding, Affairs Status & Spouse
She lived with her gorgeous daughters Lily and Maya Watson in Worthing, UK. A most trusted person Jez Hughes (Actor and Writer) entered in her life.
They registered their marriage on March 10, 2017, in the Registrar Office of Horsham, Sussex. Still, the couple only cared for Leah’s girls. They did not plan for their children.
|Real Full Birth Name||Alison Rosalind Bracknell.|
|Nick name||Leah Bracknell.|
|In The News For||She died on September 2019 because of lung cancer stage IV.|
|Date of Birth (DOB).||July 12, 1964.|
|Age (As of 2019)||55 Years old.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Westminster (London, England).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Cancer.|
|Death Date||September 2019.|
|Place||Worthing, United Kingdom.|
|Cause||Lung Cancer Stage IV.|
|Residence Location||Worthing, UK.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 6".
Centimeters: 168 cm.
Meters: 1.68 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 56 Kg.
Pounds: 124 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||6.5.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: David Ian Bracknell (Director).
Mother: Li-Er Hwang (Malaysian-Chinese Actress).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Jez Hughes (Actor and Writer).|
|Daughter||Lily and Maya Watson.|
|Highest Qualification||Dramatic Art Training.|
|Alma Mater.||Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Emma Watson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||London & Germany.|
|Favorite Color||White, Green & Black.|
|Love to do||Shopping, Traveling & Watching Television.|
|Favorite Food||Chinese Dishes.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$1.25 Million US Dollars.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Leah Bracknell
- She landed on a governess lead role in Turn of the Screw.
- Her television dramas that positively changed her career are Doctors, Casualty 1907 and Judge John, Deed.
- In June 2007, she joined the star cast of The Royal Today in the character of Matron Jenny Carrington.
- She played Isabelle Moris’s role in A Dark Reflection movie of 2015.
- On the other hand, she spent her childhood in Fiji, New Zealand, Oxford, and London.
- The most popular Zoe Tate’s character was the first time big hit lesbian role in British television.
- The net worth amounted to Leah Bracknell is $1.25 Million US Dollars.