Debbie Arnold | Biography

Posted On: 02 May, 2014


Debbie Arnold | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth June 14, 1955
Age 62 Years 3 Month(s)
Nationality English
Profession Actress
Husband/Spouse John Challis(Div.), David Janson(Div.)
Boyfriend Not Disclosed
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(twice)
Married Not Now
Body Measurements Not Yet
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Height 5 feet 5 inches
Weight 150 lbs
Children/Kids Ciara Janson, Talia Janson

Jeanette Debbie Arnold, from Sunderland has had a diversified and attracting   career in her life.  Born in 14 June 1955, a British actress, were she is best known for her contribution in the British television industry representing as a stage actor which includes ‘April Branning’ and ‘EastEnders’. She is not only an actress but also a voice artist was she has earned as one of the top voiceover artists in the United Kingdom. 

She was raised by her father Eddie Arnold, who was the impressionist and her mother, Mary Arnold were she used to work as a theatrical agent.  Like her father, she had an art to simulate the appearance of others and thereby was able enhance in her own model. So in the year 1972, when she was 18 years old, she had her first job on ‘Who Do You Do’ representing as ‘Marilyn Monroe’.  Her capability to manage both the profession as an actress and a voice artist reflects her impressive personality.  By the age of 23, she became a regular voice stage performer on the popular ITV game show.  ‘Shoestring’, ‘All Creatures Great and Small’,  ‘Virtual Murder’,  ‘Birds of a Feather’,  ‘M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team’,  ‘Footballers’Wives: Extra Time’,  ‘Holby City’,  ‘Terry and June’,  ‘Minder,  The Two Ronnies’,  ‘C.A.T.S. Eyes’,  ‘Rockliffe’s Babies’,  ‘The Bill,  The Russ Abbot Show’,  ‘The Jim Davidson Show’,  ‘Miss Marple (in The Body in the Library),  ‘M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team’ are some of the successful television programmes were she played as a significant roles the movies as well. By the year 2009,  she was awarded for best actress in the movie ‘Oliver Twist' starring opposite to John Altman featuring ‘filmPhotoshoot’.  Later on  she was engaged in several major British soap operas as a regular stage actor like she played ‘Sylvie Hicks and Carole Evans’ in the ITV soap opera’ Coronation Street’,  ‘Janice Bolton’ in ‘Hollyoaks’,  ‘ Debbie Wilson in Emmerdale’,  ‘April Branning in EastEnders’ and  ‘Hollyoaks in the city’. She also played opposite role in ‘The Sleeping Prince’ at the Haymarket Theatre in London and that raise a lots appreciation to her and her work.  From her Fringe venues to The National Theatre was the major fulfilling career to her in the theatre and on the television.

Jhon Challis, an English actor was her first husband.  They both were married in the year 1980 and the relationship last only for two years, when they divorced in 1982. She married to another English actor David Janson who played in the movie ‘Get Some In!’.  The relationship between them last for thirteen years and they divorced in the year 2002. They have two kids Clara Janson and Talia. Her elder daughter Clara is an actress and also a top artiste. Her younger daughter Talia, who is currently the lead singer with the girl band ‘Phacebook’ in the Industry. Both of them acted in the BBC English language teaching series called ‘A Weekend Away’ and ‘A Week By The Sea’.

Now she has formed her own production company i.e ‘Debbie Arnold Productions’. This company has extended its market that has generated many radio and TV productions.  She was the one who founded and established online beauty recommendation service Looking Gorgeous. She also has written many articles for the top magazines concerning about the beauty and at present, she is writing a book on the topic ‘Self-Development’.  Her biographical information is also found in Wikipedia and she also currently updates on her facebook to share her thoughts with her fans and her circles.