The soap star appeared tanned and glamorous, and wore a sweep of pink lipstick, Ray-Ban aviator sunglasses, Apple EarPods, a sparkling ring and a leather bag on one arm. Danielle recently told how she was thrilled to return to EastEnders after a four-year break from the hit soap - so she could stop playing sex workers. The year-old actress admitted she was offered too many "sleazy" roles during her hiatus from Albert Square. Danielle played Lola Pearce on EastEnders until , but was quickly "stereotyped" as a blonde who could play prostitutes and pole dancers. So she admits she "couldn't wait to be back" to her role as the feisty ex-care home kid and granddaughter of Billy Mitchell. It is a crazy thing to be a part of the show so young," she said. I feel old. In her character gave birth to baby Lexi in a special live broadcast and the baby's father is Ben Mitchell - Lola's gay third cousin once removed. Got a story? We pay for videos too.
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Actress Danielle Harold is delighted to be returning to EastEnders — because life outside Albert Square was driving her up the pole. That was so insane and also quite awkward. I was dying as Grease is one of my favourite films. It is a crazy thing to be a part of the show so young. I feel old. Her history teacher David Starkey was so impressed by one of her essays he encouraged her to apply to Cambridge University. By Halina Watts. Video Loading Video Unavailable. Click to play Tap to play.
By Natasha Patel For Mailonline. EastEnders actress Danielle Harold confirmed her return to the Square three years after she quit her role as Lola Pearce. The actress, 26, was pictured leaving the Elstree studios in Borehamwood on Monday after bosses confirmed she'd make a return in December. Danielle was back to channelling her on screen character as she sported a padded black jacket with fur hood typical of her character. Back with a bang: Danielle Harold, 26, was pictured leaving the Elstree studios in Borehamwood on Monday after bosses confirmed she'd make a return in December. The blonde paired her look with black leggings and brown boots before sweeping her dazzling locks back away from her face.
By Rianne Addo For Mailonline. The year-old actress cut a typically chic figure as she slipped into a thigh-skimming denim skirt, teamed with a cosy black hooded jumper. The Jamie's Dream School actress beamed with delight as she engaged in conversation with newcomer Max, 24, who plays Ben Mitchell in the soap. Ben's first explosive storyline saw him meet up with dad Phil Steve McFadden and Keanu Taylor Danny Walters at a cafe, after he returns from living abroad. Legs for days: The year-old actress cut a typically chic figure as she slipped into a thigh-skimming denim skirt, teamed with a cosy black hooded jumper. Sporty: Max Branning actor Jake Wood looked as if he just wrapped up a workout as he sported a clingy T-shirt and shorts by Nike. However, the loot was secretly switched at the last minute by Ben's step-mum Sharon Mitchell, with the character only leaving with a small proportion of the cash. The character hadn't been seen on screens since, although he was often referred to by his onscreen family. Co-star Jamie's Dream School actress Danielle beamed with delight as she engaged in conversation with newcomer Max, 24, who plays Ben Mitchell in the soap pictured on series. Max is the sixth actor to play the role of Ben, after taking the helm from previous star Harry Reid.