Ali Bastian UK
- Alexandra Louise Bastian
- Windsor Berkshire
- United Kingdom
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Ali Bastian is an English television actress, best known for playing Becca Dean in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks from 2001 to 2007, and PC Sally Armstrong in long-running ITV drama series The Bill from 2007 to 2009.
Born in Windsor, Berkshire, to Paula C. Marriott and Nicholas P. Bastian. Bastian has one younger brother, Nicholas Ruel Bastian (born 13 March 1986). Bastian was raised in Cookham and Maidenhead in Berkshire, and Marlow in Buckinghamshire.
Bastion attended the Redroofs Theatre School at Maidenhead from the ages of 10 to 13, and started professional acting with a role in Jane Eyre aged 10. She then attended Claires Court school, the College, Maidenhead.
Hollyoaks - as Becca Dean.
Bastian joined the Channel4 soap in 2001. She was involved in a controversial storyline in Hollyoaks where her character was fired from her teaching job and sent to prison after having an affair with one of her students – Justin Burton played by Chris Fountain. In December 2005, alongside her Hollyoaks cast mates Jodi Albert and Sarah Jayne Dunn, Bastian appeared in an exercise video called Hollyoaks Get Fit. At the 2006 British Soap Awards Bastian and Chris Fountain won the award for best storyline. She departed the show in 2007.
Other television Work
Bastian has also appeared on television in Jane Eyre, Cavegirl, A Touch of Frost, Twenty Four 7, and Here After.
Bastian joined ITV1 police drama The Bill as PC Sally Armstrong in summer 2007 and departed in late 2009.
Strictly Come Dancing
She was a contestant, departing in the semi-final on Strictly Come Dancing 2009, where she was partnered with Brian Fortuna. In week 11 Bastian severely bruised the bones of her foot while training. Doctors later gave her the all clear to go ahead and perform. There was doubt about her fitness to perform in the show's semi final. After successfully performing, Ali and Brian were eliminated, finishing in third place out of sixteen couples. Bastian currently holds the celebrity record for the American Smooth and the Viennese Waltz, receiving a perfect score for both of these dances. The pair danced again in the Strictly Come Dancing 2009 Christmas Special, and won having again scored 40/40 for their Viennese Waltz.
Bastian then joined Fortuna in the hit West End dance show, Burn The Floor, which opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre on July 21, 2010, and ran until September 4, 2010.
As a child, Bastian was involved in the productions of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Once Upon A Time[disambiguation needed] and Paddington Bear.
Bastion is currently starring alongside Dawn Steele and Matthew Lewis in the UK touring version of Bill Kenwright's production of Verdict by Agatha Christie, playing alter-ego Helen Rollander.
Bastian will also appear as Roxie Hart in Chicago at the Liverpool Empire.
Bastion is signed to Storm Models, and has worked for Littlewoods within a new range called Drama Queens.
Bastian dated Hollyoaks co-star and on screen husband Kevin Sacre. During their two year relationship, the couple appeared in a celebrity couples edition of the quiz show The Weakest Link. The couple broke up in early 2006. She then dated long term friend and rugby union player Nick Kennedy, who played for London Irish. She then dated her professional dance partner, Brian Fortuna from Strictly Come Dancing in 2009. Shortly after Burn The Floor closed in September 2010, the couple split-up in October 2010 after a year of dating.
Ali Bastian UK on the Web
TV Soap Babes UK: Ali Bastian Pictures #2 Pictures Of The UK's TV Soap Babes, Eastenders, Hollyoaks, Coronation Street & More ... Former Hollyoaks and Strictly Come Dancing star Ali Bastian pictured at various locations including The Rum Diary Premiere.
Dance Showoff - Strictly Come Dancing:Week 1: Ali Bastian Waltz http://www.bbc.co.uk/strictly Actress Ali Bastian and her dance partner Brian Fortuna perform a Waltz to Aretha Franklins classic song Reach Out And Touch.