Kerry Ellis is a British stage actress and acclaimed singer with an ever increasing fanbase. She has starred as Elphaba in the West End and Broadway productions of the musical Wicked. Among her notable roles are Fantine in the West End production of Les Miserables and Meat in the original London production of We Will Rock You. Ellis was born in 1979 in Haughley, a small village near Stowmarket, Suffolk, where she grew up with her older brother Andrew. Ellis attended Stowmarket High School and in 1995, she joined the team of Starmakers at the age of 16, with which she was involved until 1997.