Angela Lee Hazeldine (born 2 July 1981 in Colwyn Bay, North Wales) is a British actress and musician, known for portraying Gemma Craig in the Five soap opera Family Affairs.


 [hide*1 Background


The late actor James Hazeldine was a cousin of Hazeldine's father.[2] She is the niece of Stephen Moore and a cousin of Robyn Moore and Sam Hazeldine.[2]



Hazeldine played the role of Gemma Craig in Family Affairs for four years. She has also guest starred in episodes of Kavanagh QC, HeartbeatThe Royal Today and Doctors (soap opera). She made her feature film debut in Kapital, a 2007 collaboration between writer/director Greg Hall and composer Steve Martland. She is also to appear in Hall's next film, Same Shit, Different Day.


Hazeldine sings and plays keyboards in Manchester-based band The Circus Electric, with Sam Stockman' on guitar and lead vocals.[3] They started after the demise of Shepherd's Pi, a band which was formed whilst she was working on Family Affairs and included co-stars Sam Stockman and Rupert Hill.[4] Hazeldine was vocalist and bassist in the band which relocated to the North West in 2004, when Hill was cast as Jamie Baldwin in Coronation Street.


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Kavanagh QC Teenage patient

— "Memento Mori" (#4.1); 17 March 1998, ITV1

TV series


Family Affairs Gemma Craig

— cast regular; 1999–2003, Channel 5

Soap opera
2007 Heartbeat Julia Walcott

— "Mind Games" (#16.19); 1 July 2007, ITV1

TV series
Kapital Elizabeth Feature film

(writer & director: Greg Hall)

2008 The Royal Today Helen Travers

— one episode (#1.13); 23 January 2008, ITV1

Soap opera
Doctors (soap opera) Claire Baker

— "Hopelessly Devoted" (#9.207); 13 March 2008, BBC One

Soap opera
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