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Lorna Fitzgerald


Brittish Soap Award-winning actress who gained fame on her behalf portrayal of Abi Branning within the long-running English soap opera EastEnders. She started taking theatre classes when she was four. She went to the premiere of How exactly to Teach Your Dragon in London. She’s two sisters called Abigail and Corinne. She’s a dog called Alfie. She performed the part of Jade in Cherished alongside Timothy Spall.

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Full Name Lorna Fitzgerald
Date Of Birth April 17, 1996
Place Of Birth Northampton, England
Profession TV Actress
Nationality English
Parents Teresa Fitzgerald
Siblings Abigail Fitzgerald, Corinne Fitzgerald
Awards The British Soap Award for Best Young Actor
Movies Big Girl, Little Girl, Cherished
TV Shows EastEnders
Star Sign Aries

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1Has an older sister, Corrine.
2As of 2017 she is the 9th-longest serving actress on the history of EastEnders (1985) (tied with Charlie Brooks, Jessie Wallace, Laurie Brett, Diane Parish and Linda Henry, and behind only June Brown, Pam St. Clement, Wendy Richard, Letitia Dean, Barbara Windsor, a tied Gillian Taylforth and Natalie Cassidy, Laila Morse, and a tied Gretchen Franklin, Patsy Palmer and Gillian Wright), having played the character Abi Branning for 11 years (from 2006 onwards).
3Was nominated for 'Best Young Actor' at the Inside Soap Awards in 2010 for her role as Abi Branning in EastEnders.
4She plays the guitar and keeps active by swimming.



EastEnders-2017TV SeriesAbi Branning Abi
Children in Need2015-2016TV SeriesAbi Branning
The Golden Hour2005TV SeriesJasmine Campbell
Casualty2005TV SeriesPolly Farrell
According to Bex2005TV SeriesYoung Bex
Cherished2005TV MovieJade Cannings (age 7-8)
Big Girl Little Girl2004ShortKatie



The British Soap Awards 20162016TV SpecialHerself
EastEnders: Last Orders2016TV Movie documentaryHerself
Good Morning Britain2016TV SeriesHerself
National Television Awards2016TV SpecialHerself
EastEnders: Back to Ours2015TV SeriesHerself
The British Soap Awards 20152015TV SpecialHerself
Eastenders: Backstage with Zoe Ball & Joe Swash2015TV MovieHerself
This Morning2014-2015TV SeriesHerself
National Television Awards2015TV SpecialHerself
The British Soap Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself
Children in Need2008-2013TV SeriesHerself
The One Show2013TV SeriesHerself
Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor2013TV SpecialHerself (credit only)
The British Soap Awards 20132013TV SpecialHerself
National Television Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
The British Soap Awards 20122012TV SpecialHerself
The British Soap Awards 2012: The Party2012TV SpecialHerself
The British Soap Awards 20112011TV SpecialHerself
The British Soap Awards 20102010TV SpecialHerself
EastEnders Live: The Aftermath2010TV MovieHerself
The British Soap Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself
The British Soap Awards 2009: After Party2009TV SpecialHerself
The British Soap Awards 20082008TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member (uncredited)
The British Soap Awards 2008: The Party2008TV SpecialHerself
EastEnders Christmas Fall Outs2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Strictly Come Dancing2007TV SeriesHerself
EastEnders Revealed2007TV Series documentaryHerself
The British Soap Awards 20072007TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Bobby Beale: The Story So Far2016TV MovieAbi Branning
EastEnders Revealed2008-2010TV Series documentaryAbi Branning

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012British Soap AwardBritish Soap AwardsBest Young PerformanceEastEnders (1985)

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