Christina Cole

Last updated 09 January 2020

Christina Cole
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Christina Cole

Born: Saturday 8th May 1982 (age: 40)


Christina Cole is an English actress known for portraying Cassie Hughes in the Sky One supernatural television series Hex.

Born in London, Cole is the eldest of three siblings. She trained at the Oxford School of Drama, graduating in 2002.

Cole won the role of Clarissa Payne in What A Girl Wants (2003), starring opposite Colin Firth and Amanda Bynes, while still at drama school. 

Cole¬ís first lead role was that of Cassie Hughes in Hex. She portrayed Cassie for the whole of the first season of Hex and the first three episodes of the second. After leaving Hex, Cole went on to appear in the critically acclaimed Jane Eyre TV serial, for the BBC, and guest starred as Lilith in the Doctor Who episode "The Shakespeare Code". 

Other roles include a cameo in the James Bond film, Casino Royale (2006) as the receptionist of the Ocean Club hotel in Nassau where Bond checks in, and Diana Mann in the pilot episode of Cane. She has also appeared in Sold, a sitcom broadcast on ITV, playing Mel, The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007), as Jenny Walker, and Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008), as Charlotte Warren.

In 2009 Cole played Dr Sarah King in Poirot: Appointment with Death, and was cast in the lead role of Maggie Hill, in a pilot for Fox. She also starred in the films Surviving Evil (2009), alongside Natalie Mendoza and Billy Zane, and Doghouse (2009), with Danny Dyer and Billy Murray.