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Natalie Gray

Actress | Writer | Comedienne | Host of The Gray Escape podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/iTunesTGE

An unconventional British upbringing as the daughter of a Birmingham rock musician proved fertile grounds for a future in stand-up. At age 13, Natalie’s family moved to Canada where her own career in entertainment took off, being cast in a teen soap, and doing a successful 3 year run hosting live children’s television (the UK version of Going Live! - Natalie was the Sarah Greene).

All hopes of a sensible accent were lost when Natalie moved to New York, followed by L.A., where her unusual childhood sprouted the first storylines of her foray into stand-up.

Natalie has brought her comedic voice to eleven states and seven countries. Her comedic segments on E! Entertainment Television air constantly in the U.S. and she was profiled in the UK by Piers Morgan on Piers Morgan On Hollywood.

Her scripted comedy pilot, No Talent Required, screened at the Miami Women’s International Film Festival and is currently in development in L.A. and she is independently producing her own series, Vibrate This, inspired by an extraordinary experience in 2012.

Natalie’s one-person show, Death By Karaoke, debuts at the Camden Fringe August 4th, 5th and 6th, 2013.

Natalie has frequently been called a Renaissance woman as, besides her accomplishments in entertainment, she has also successfully sustained completely separate careers including that of shoe designer and fine artist. She has designed shoes for companies ranging from Birkenstock to Playboy and her abstract art is sold around the world alongside originals by Picasso, Dali and Chagall.

When in Los Angeles Natalie actively volunteers with the Pet Partners organization, visiting patients in hospital with her small mixed breed dog, Jack.

Natalie currently splits her time between London and Los Angeles.

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