Ellie Taylor is an actress and comedian best known for appearing in Ted Lasso and panel shows like Mock the Week. The 38-year-old started her career as model, and went on to appear on the ITV reality show Show Me Funny in 2011, where comedians of varying experiences travelled across the UK performing gigs.
After the show, Ms Taylor appeared on various TV shows, including 8 out of 10 Cats, Mock the Week, and was a regular presenter on the MASH Report.
Outside of comedy and acting, her debut book , My Child and Other Mistakes, was published in 2021, and recently became a Sunday Times Best Seller.
She's likely best known for her role on Ted Lasso, Apple TV's hit comedy series, where she plays Flo 'Sassy' Collins. Now, she's set to compete in Strictly Come Dancing's 20th series, joking that the only reason she signed up for the show was "for the wigs". READ MORE: BBC Strictly Come Dancing launch: Date, start time and full line-up Ellie, of Brentwood in Essex, says she has wanted to appear on the show “forever” and is excited “to find the joy in dance”, but has stipulated that she will need “a tall patient person” as her partner.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk