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Tointon auditioned for East Enders at the same time as Tiana Benjamin, Matt Di Angelo, Kellie Shirley and Charlie Clements all auditioned for their respective roles.
Tointon left East Enders, along with co-star Ricky Groves, on 27 August 2009.
Peppermint-coloured ballroom dress worn by Tointon in the 2010 series of Strictly Come Dancing, which she won.
She also had good scores for the next five weeks of 36, 38, 35, 34 and 38.
She then went on to appear in New Tricks, and had an uncredited part in the film Just My Luck as a concert goer, along with sister Kara.
In early 2007, she appeared as Annabelle in Genie in the House, and also played Maxine Brogan in Doctors.
Kara Louise Tointon (born 5 August 1983) is an English actress, best known for playing Dawn Swann in BBC soap opera East Enders, as the 2010 winner of BBC television series Strictly Come Dancing and as Maria in the ITV live production of The Sound of Music Live in December 2015 alongside Julian Ovenden as Captain von Trapp. For about one year when she was a teenager, she dated James Bourne of the bands Busted, Son of Dork, and Mc Busted.
Tointon's first professional acting experience came when she played the part of Brigitta in The Sound of Music at the Cliffs Pavilion.