Holly Rachel Candy (née Vukadinovic, born 11 May 1983), known professionally as Holly Valance, is an Australian actress, singer, and model. Valance began her career as Felicity "Flick" Scully on the Australian soap opera Neighbours. In 2002 she released her first album, Footprints, which included the single "Kiss Kiss".
Life and CareerEdit
After living in Los Angeles for seven years Valance returned to the UK in 2009. On 29 September 2012 Valance married British property developer Nick Candy in Beverly Hills, California. In November 2013 Valance gave birth in London to their first child, a daughter named Luka Violet Toni Candy.
She guest-starred in Prison Break in 2006 as Nika Volek, a role which she continued to portray in the show's second season. Also in 2006, Valance appeared in the National Lampoon comedy Pledge This!, alongside American socialite Paris Hilton. The same year, she was in DOA: Dead or Alive, an adaptation of the popular video game Dead or Alive, where she played Christie. In 2007 she appeared in the TV series Shark and Moonlight. In 2008 she had a role in the film Taken alongside Liam Neeson, and appeared in an episode of the The CW series Valentine. In 2009, she appeared in Frankmusik's video for his single "Confusion Girl". She also leaked a track called "Superstar" in 2009.
In 2009 Valance played Brenda Snow for the video game Command & Conquer Red Alert 3: Uprising. She also appeared in Scott Caan's film Mercy. She is also set to appear as Angela in the movie Red Herring and as Sally in the upcoming thriller titled Luster. Valance took part in the 2011 series of Strictly Come Dancing. Valance was paired with the professional winner of series 8, Artem Chigvintsev. Valance was eliminated in the 11th week of the competition, giving her a fourth place finish. She also starring in the Miss Marple television episode called "The Pale Horse". Valance is currently judging Discovery's new show Ultimate Shopper.
In addition to film and television roles, Valance has also appeared in ads for Schwarzkopf hair care products and 1800 Reverse. In 2011 Valance appeared in an advert for Foster's Gold bottled beer.