Helen Baxendale is a British actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Rachel Bradley in the British comedy-drama Cold Feet, and for her role as Emily Waltham in the American sitcom Friends. Other notable television roles include Dr. Claire Maitland in Cardiac Arrest, Cordelia Gray in An Unsuitable Job for a Woman, Pandora Braithwaite in Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years, Lorna Thompson in Cuckoo, and Meggie McGregor in Noughts + Crosses. Baxendale was twice nominated for a Scottish BAFTA award.
Born Helen Victoria Baxendale on June 7, 1970 in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, to parents June and William Baxendale, her sister is the screenwriter Katie Baxendale. Helen studied at a ballet school when she was younger, but dropped out when she was 17 years old to become an actress. Her early stage credits include The Soldiers at Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre, which earned her a 1993 Ian Charleson Award nomination. She has been married to David L. Williams since 1993. They have three children: a daughter Nell Marmalade Williams, and two sons Eric Mustard Williams and Vincent Elliot Mash Williams.
Helen Baxendale Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: June 7, 1970
Birth Place: Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, UK
Birth Name: Helen Victoria Baxendale
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Helen Baxendale Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 121 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 55 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6″
Height in Meters: 1.68 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 33-24-34 in (84-61-86 cm)
Breast Size: 33 inches (84 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Helen Baxendale Family Details:
Father: William Baxendale
Mother: June Baxendale
Spouse/Husband: David L. Williams (m. 1993)
Children: Nell Williams (Daughter), Eric Williams (Son), Vincent Elliot Williams (Son)
Siblings: Katie Baxendale (Sister) (Screenwriter)
Helen Baxendale Education:
King Edward VI School, Lichfield, England
Elmhurst School for Dance
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Helen Baxendale Facts:
*She was born on June 7, 1970 in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, UK.
*She grew up in Shenstone, Staffordshire and attended King Edward VI School, Lichfield.
*She wanted to be a ballet dancer when she was younger.
*She has a fear of flying.