Who is Danielle Harold in ITV's I'm A Celebrity 2023?
I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here is back for another year with ten new stars heading down under. The popular ITV show returns to the Australian outback and is set to air nightly on ITV for the next three weeks.
Among the stars ready to face up to gruelling bush tucker trials is actress Danielle Harold. The 31-year-old, from Lewisham, London, is best known for playing Lola Pearce-Brown in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.
The granddaughter of Billy Mitchell and Julie Perkins, Lola went on to have some shocking storylines between 2011 and 2015, and again when Danielle reprised her role between 2019 and 2023. One of the character's first major storylines was giving birth at the age of 15, during a special live episode.
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Danielle became the second British soap star to portray a birth live on air, with Coronation Street actress Jennie McAlpine being the first. However Lola sadly battled with and died from a glioblastoma brain tumour earlier this year.
Danielle's brave portrayal secured her a number of award wins, including a National Television Award for Serial Drama Performance and three nominations at the British Soap Awards, of which she won Best Leading Performer.
But before she was an award-winning performer, Danielle actually made her first TV appearance as a teenager on Channel 4 docu-series Jamie's Dream School. The programme followed chef Jamie Oliver as he enrolled students with less than five GCSEs into his school, with specialists and celebrities teaching different subjects.
Danielle had only