Malandra Burrows Biography
Malandra “Elizabeth’ Burrows is an English actress and singer best known for her roles as Kathy Glover in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale. She has appeared in several television shows including The Practice and Fell Tiger, and Channel 4’s soap opera Brookside.
Malandra Burrows Age
Burrows was born on November 4, 1965, in Woolton, Liverpool, Lancashire. She is 55 years old as of 2020.
Malandra Burrows Height
Burrows stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 4 inches. She has blonde hair paired well with her blue eyes. There are no further details about her body measurements.
Malandra Burrows Family
Burrows was born in Woolton, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. she was born to her parents Malcolm and Sandra. Her first name is the portmanteau of her parents’ names.
Malandra Burrows Married
Burrows has not disclosed any details about her personal affairs hence information about her marital status is not available. This information will however be updated as soon as it is available.
Malandra Burrows Career
Burrows started her acting career at the young age of 6. She initially trained with Jean Billy Pearce’s mother. Burrows appeared on Junior Showtime and New Faces. She was the youngest-ever winner at New Faces. Burrows won the 1978 BBC Merseyside Songwriter of the year award at the age of 13.
Burrows trained at the Everyman Youth Theater and Liverpool Theater School. She later enrolled at Liverpool drama school. While in school, she appeared in The Practice and Fell Tiger and played two parts in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside.
In 1985, Burrows auditioned for the role of Kathy Bates in the popular ITV soap opera Emmerdale. This role was her most prominent role throughout her acting career. She was one of the longest-running characters in the show from 1985 to 2001. She briefly returned in 2005.
In addition, Burrows has starred in Oliver Twist as Nancy at the Civic Theater, Halifax. In 2002, she joined Celebrity Weakest Link as a contestant and in 2004, she appeared in the ITV game show Simply the Best. She also hosted the Soap Addicts show on Satellite and featured in the stage comedy Just Desserts touring the United Kingdom.
In 2006, Burrows came featured in The All-Star Talent Show on Channel 5. She topped fifth as a fire eater. The same year, she entered the reality show I’m a Celebrity…Get me out of Here. Burrows starred as the Fairy in “Sleeping Beauty” at the Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth in 2007.
Malandra Burrows Music
Burrows’s song “Just This Side of Love” reached number 11 in the UK Singles Chart in 1990. In 1996, she released a self-penned single “Summernight Love” on AATW/DKAM Records reaching number 185 in the UK. She got a contract with Warner Bros. She was able to release two more singles “Carnival in Heaven” and “Don’t Leave Me”. These songs hit the UK charts at No. 49 and No. 54, respectively
Malandra Burrows Net Worth
There is no detailed information about her net worth. However, through her acting career, she has been able to build her own wealth.