Actress, Bond girl and author
Professional partner: Anton Du Beke.
Bookies original odds: 16 to 1.
My dream had been to become a ballet dancer and, at the age of 11, I began training seriously
Fiona was born in Nigeria and has been acting since 1969 when she appeared in Run Wild, Run Free. She has acted alongside Peter Sellers as she took the lead role in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1977). As well as a lead role in 1970’s TV hospital drama Angels she also performed in the West End as Guinevere with Richard Harris.
Fiona is best known for playing KGB temptress Pola Ivanova in 1985’s A View to a Kill where she shared a bath with James Bond played by Roger Moore.
Fiona did have some early training in ballet at the Elmhurst Ballet School over 40 years ago so we will see what dance moves she can remember. She now runs a property company which buys and manages flats.
Fiona married Neil Shackell in 1994 and they have two children, son James and daughter Lucy.