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Siobhan Dillon's Biography

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Siobhan Dillon's path to the last ten of How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria was a strange one.

Siobhan, who was ill for a week could not do justice to her vocal talent and was voted out at the last hurdle, but Emilie Alford who had won a place in the final through a 'sing-off' decided to pull out and Siobhan Dillon as the judge's next choice replaced Emilie as the final Maria.

Siobhan Dillon ended up a very creditable third in How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria, beaten by the eventual winner Connie Fisher and the second placed Helena Blackman.

Siobhan Dillon from Staffordshire was 21 when she entered How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?

Siobhan was studying for a BA Hons in Product Design at the London College of Fashion.

Siobhan Dillon's musical tastes are varied, ranging from John Denver to Massive Attack. Her idol is Shania Twain.

The journalists at the Express and Star deserve a special mention for their search for the real Siobhan Dillon.

Since How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria, Siobhan Dillon has played Patty Simcox in Grease and understudied as Sandy.

In August 2008 it was reported that Siobhan Dillon would perform alongside Chesney Hawkes in the musical Can't Smile Without You.

She also played Sally Bowles in Cabaret.

In 2010 Siobhan Dillon was cast as Sandy in Grease in London's West End.

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