Jennifer Metcalfe

Actress Behind Hollyoaks' Mercedes

Jennifer is best known for playing Mercedes McQueen in the Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks. The much loved Hollyoaks leading actress has been one of the most successful, longest serving and most well known actresses in the show and has won various awards over the years including Sexiest Female in 2015. Away from acting, Jennifer is big fitness fanatic and also has an 18 month year old son.

Metcalfe has appeared in several television roles including children’s television series My Parents Are Aliens and ITV dramas Where The Heart IsAt Home with the Braithwaites and soap opera Emmerdale. On 19 June 2006, Metcalfe began playing Mercedes McQueen in the soap opera Hollyoaks. On 19 December 2010, it was announced Metcalfe was to take part in the sixth series of Dancing on Ice. Metcalfe was the seventh celebrity eliminated from the competition when she finished in the bottom two of the leaderboard along with fellow contestant Vanilla Ice who was saved by the judging panel.

Metcalfe announced she was leaving her role on Hollyoaks on 26 August 2014. Her final scenes were aired on 20 November 2014, when Mercedes was apparently murdered by gangster Grace Black. This was revealed in February 2015 to be a ploy by the producers as part of a dramatic new storyline involving Grace framing Freddie Roscoe for Mercedes’ murder, which Metcalfe proceed to return to her regular role as Mercedes on 18 February 2015.

To book Jennifer Metcalfe to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.