Billie Piper

Actress, Singer
Though her career as a singer sent Billie Piper to the top of the pop charts, she found even greater success as a television actress in her native England. Roles in several BBC television movies led to worldwide ... Read more »
Born: 09/21/1982 in Wiltshire, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (20)

Penny Dreadful 2013 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Secret Diary of a Call Girl 2004 - 2006, 2010 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

The Graham Norton Show 2004 - 2006, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Animals United 2010 (Movie)

(Voice)

Doctor Who 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Doctor Who 2004 - 2006, 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mansfield Park 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Top Gear 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

ShakespeaRe-Told 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spirit Trap 2005 (Movie)

Jenny (Actor)

Things to Do Before You're 30 2005 (Movie)

(Actor)

You Don't Have to Say You Love Me 2005 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Calcium Kid 2004 (Movie)

Angel (Actor)

The Canterbury Tales 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Ruby in the Smoke (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Though her career as a singer sent Billie Piper to the top of the pop charts, she found even greater success as a television actress in her native England. Roles in several BBC television movies led to worldwide attention as Rose Tyler, companion to the Eighth and Ninth Doctor on the venerable science fiction series "Doctor Who" (BBC One, 1963-1984, 2005- ). After departing the program in 2006, she landed the plum and controversial role of a high-class escort in "The Secret Diary of a Call Girl (ITV2, 2007; Showtime, 2008- ).

Relationships

Chris Evans Actor

Husband
British married in a secret ceremony in May 2001 in Las Vegas after six months of dating divorced in May 2007, with Evans citing their sixteen-year age gap as a reason in seeking the divorce

Laurence Fox Actor

Husband
British married December 31, 2007

Mandy Kent

Mother

Ritchie Neville

Companion
Member of UK boy band Five dated in 1999 no longer together

Paul Piper

Father

Charlie Piper

Brother

Ellie Piper

Sister

Harley Piper

Sister

Amadu Sowe

Companion
Dated and lived together from 2004-2006

EDUCATION

Sylvia Young Theatre School

Milestones

2008

The British series, "Secret Diary of a Call Girl," began airing on Showtime in the U.S.

2007

Cast as the main character, Fanny Price, in a British TV adaptation of Jane Austen's "Mansfield Park"

2007

Played the title role in the British TV adaptation of "Secret Diary of a Call Girl"; based on Belle de Jour's The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl

2007

Made stage debut in a touring production of Christopher Hampton's play "Treats"

2007

Reprised role of Sally Lockhart in the BBC adaptation of "The Shadow in the North"

2006

Signed a six-figure contract with publishers Hodder and Stoughton to pen her autobiography, Growing Pains

2006

Played protagonist Sally Lockhart in the BBC adaptation of Philip Pullman's "The Ruby in the Smoke"

2005

Cast as Rose Tyler, companion to the Doctor, in the revamped BBC series "Doctor Who"; left show after the second season; reprised role in 2008, for three episodes

2005

Portrayed Hero in the BBC adaptation of "Much Ado About Nothing"

2004

Returned to acting in "The Calcium Kid," as the romantic interest of Orlando Bloom's character

2004

Co-starred in the British film, "Things to do Before You're Thirty"

2000

Released second album, Walk of Life

1998

Released debut album, Billie; became the youngest artist to debut at number one in the UK singles chart with "Because We Want To"

Offered a record deal at the age of fifteen

First appeared on the Saturday morning kids' television show "Scratchy and Co."

Bonus Trivia

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"It's not a shock-factor thing for me. I just thought about playing the part and what it meant emotionally." - Piper on playing a high-class hooker in "Secret Diary of a Call Girl," TV Guide, June 23-29, 2008

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