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Martine McCutcheon - Biography

EastEnders actress Martine McCutcheon has one son called Rafferty, whom she shares with her husband, singer-songwriter Jack McManus

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Updated: 28 June 2023
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Martine may be best known for her role at Tiffany in EastEnders, but the star also garnered rave reviews for her performance as a Downing Street tea lady alongside Hugh Grant, in Richard Curtis' Love Actually, and returned to high-profile TV roles such as playing Susan in drama Echo Beach in 2008.

Martine married Jack McManus in 2012 in a gorgeous Lake Como ceremony, and the couple share one son together called Rafferty.  

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Martine and her husband Jack McManus

Martine McCutcheon's childhood

The actress was born on 14 May in1976, at the Salvation Army Mothers Hospital when her mother Jenny was just 19.

 A Church of England trust footed the bill for drama school fees, which saw the youngest flourish. Her unwavering determination finally paid off in 1995 when, while working as a shopgirl at Knickerbox, Martine was offered the small part of tarty Tiffany on Eastenders. 

Martine McCutcheon's singing career

The star scored a number one single with the infectious Perfect Moment as well as a number one album. A second album followed before the actress embraced the part of Eliza Doolittle in the National Theatre production of My Fair Lady

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