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Gemma Oaten


Renowned on her behalf portrayal of Rachel Breckle in the popular United kingdom cleaning soap opera Emmerdale, she actually is also notable on her behalf appearances in Doctors and Casualty and on her behalf hosting use the United Kingdom’s Capital Radio place. When she was simply nine years of age, she performed within a touring creation from the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Evita. Due to getting bullied, she created anorexia. She experienced from the consuming disorder for over ten years before finally conquering it in her early twenties. A indigenous of Hull, Canada, she afterwards lived and proved helpful in Britain. Her Emmerdale personality may be the sister of the type portrayed by Kelli Hollis.

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Full Name Gemma Oaten
Date Of Birth May 8, 1984
Place Of Birth Canada
Profession Soap Opera Actress
Nationality British
Parents Marg Oaten, Dennis Oaten
Siblings Chris Charles
Nominations The British Soap Award for Best Newcomer
TV Shows Emmerdale
Star Sign Taurus

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1Was in a relationship with Andy Barnes from November 2014 until April 2015.
2Is best friends with Emmerdale (1972) co-star Alicya Eyo.
3Her Emmerdale (1972) character Rachel Breckle became the 26th woman on the soap opera to give birth. Rachel had a son Archie (played by an unknown baby), born on 13 December 2012.
4Prior to becoming an actress, Oaten worked as a chambermaid, a cleaner and as a shop assistant.
5Struggled with anorexia during her teens. Her mother was awarded an MBE for her role in setting up the eating disorder charity 'SEED'.
6Is an accomplished Mezzo-Soprano singer.



Pick Up2015/IIShort completedGirl
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool2017Female Patient
Holby City2017TV SeriesSydney Somers
Emmerdale Farm2011-2015TV SeriesRachel Breckle
Casualty2015TV SeriesStacey Bayton
Doctors2011TV SeriesSam Doyle
Made You Look2017pre-productionJo
Rise of the Footsoldier 32017completedLucy



Made You Look2017executive producer pre-production



The Wright Stuff2014-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist
This Morning2014-2015TV SeriesHerself
National Television Awards2015TV SpecialHerself
All Star Family Fortunes2012TV SeriesHerself
Daybreak2012TV SeriesHerself

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Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012British Soap AwardBritish Soap AwardsBest NewcomerEmmerdale Farm (1972)
2012TV Quick AwardTV Quick Awards, UKBest Soap NewcomerEmmerdale Farm (1972)

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