Casey Anne Rothery Biography
Casey Anne Rothery born 30 December 1993 is a British child actress. From the age of three to ten years old, Rothery played Lucy Beale in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.
Rothery is from Mottingham, South East London and often commuted to play Lucy from the family's other home in Marbella.
Casey joined EastEnders in 1997 when she replaced Eva Britton-Snell. Her biggest storyline in the soap was when her character and she, twin brother Peter and half brother Steven where in the middle of a custody battle between there mother Cindy and Peter and Lucy's father Ian ,which caused Ian being shot by a hitman hired by Cindy.
In 2004, Rothery (along with Joseph Shade who played twin brother Peter) were sacked from EastEnders and replaced with new actors (Melissa Suffield and James Martin) as EastEnders producers intended to develop their characters and wanted more mature actors for this.
As a baby and young child, Rothery worked primarily with Adam Woodyatt, who played her father Ian Beale and Michelle Collins, who played her mother Cindy as well as the two young actors who played her on-screen brothers.
Casey Anne has also acted alongside Gillian Taylforth who played grandmother Kathy Beale, Tamzin Outhwaite, who played first stepmother Melanie Healy and Hannah Waterman, who played her nanny and second stepmother. Edward Savage took over the role of her elder brother Steven, while James Martin (2004Ã¢â‚¬â€œ2006), took over the role of her twin brother Peter.
Rothery worked briefly with the child who plays her baby brother Bobby, Jill Halfpenny who played Ian's friend Kate and Laurie Brett who plays Ian's current wife Jane Collins before Melissa Suffield took over the role of Lucy.