Debra Stephenson

Actress and impressionist 

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Debra Stephenson is one of the UK’s best loved and critically acclaimed impressionists, comedy performers, actresses and singers.

As a comedic impressionist she is perhaps best known as star of BBC One’s highly rated The Impressions Show, with her other impressive credits in the field including BBC Radio 4’s Dead Ringers and Rich Halls Election Breakdown. As well as the critically acclaimed ITV’s Newzoids.

As an actress Debra has had long running roles in Coronation Street and Bad Girls (both for ITV), whilst her entertainment credits include The Friday Night Project, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special, Young Hyacinth and Let’s Dance For Sports Relief to name just a few.

Height: 5'6"

Eye Colour: Blue/Green

Hair Colour: Light/Mid-Brown

Accents: American-California, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Cockney, East European, Essex, French, Geordie, Glasgow, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Lancashire, Liverpool, London, Manchester, New Zealand, Northern, RP, Russian, South African, Spanish, Welsh-Standard, West Country, Yorkshire* 

Voice: Mezzo Soprano/Soprano

Dance: Tap, Jazz Dancing


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