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Molly Rainford's Biography

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Who is Molly Rainford?

Molly was born in 2000. Her father Dave Rainford played football, mainly for Dagenham & Redbridge and Chelmsford FC.

In 2012, at just 11 years old, Molly became the youngest ever finalist on Britain’s Got Talent.

She studied at the famous Sylvia Young Theatre School.

Molly Rainford's acting credits include playing Nova Jones in the CBBC show of the same name. 

On the music side, she has released a number of songs - you can see the videos at Molly Rainford's YouTube channel.

In 2022, aged 21, Molly became a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing.

She was paired with Carlos Gu. Carlos and Molly ended up joint runners-up.

On 20 October 2022, the BBC announced that Molly Rainford would return for a second series as Nova Jones on CBBC and BBC iPlayer.

In March 2023, the BBC announced that Molly would be joining the cast of EastEnders as Anna Knight, the daughter of George Knight, whoi would be played by another Strictly celebrity Colin Salmon.

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