Kazia Pelka

Actor, Award Winner

1960 –

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Who is Kazia Pelka?

Kazia Pelka is a British actress. She trained at LAMDA where she was awarded the Wilfred Foulis prize. She has worked extensively in the theatre with roles ranging from classical to contemporary. She has had major roles in Brookside, Heartbeat, Coronation Street, and Channel 5's soap Family Affairs, where she played Chrissy Costello from September 2003 until the show's final episode on 30 December 2005. Pelka won the award for "Best Dramatic Performance" at the 2005 British Soap Awards, the first award ever to be won by Family Affairs. She also appeared as a semi regular character DAC Georgia Hobbs in The Bill and numerous other TV shows. Kazia played Carole Middleton in the American TV movie Kate and William.

Kazia Pelka was a make up artist before training as an actress and has had a very successful career in the beauty industry alongside her acting career. She is the owner of Dr.Boo a niche cosmetic store and beauty salon in London and from July 2014 starts writing beauty for Prima magazine.

Her brother is the actor Valentine Pelka They appeared together in the Heartbeat episode Sitting off the Dock of Bay.

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Born
Aug 6, 1960
Dewsbury
Also known as
  • Kaiza Pelka
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
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Education
  • London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

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on July 23, 2013

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