Tameka started her career as a comedian, and was one of the leads in the BBC Three comedy series 3 Non Blondes and joined the cast of BBC One soap EastEnders in 2009.

Read more about Tameka on her Wikipedia page: Tameka Epson

Find out more about Tameka's on screen career on her IMDB page: Tameka Empson

Follow Tameka on Twitter: @Tameka_Empson

Tameka took part in Series 14, dancing with Strictly newcomer Gorka Marquez, but after only her third dance in the competition, performing with an injured knee, Tameka was voted off in the dance off with only Darcey voting for her.  Tameka and Gorka finished the competition in 14th place.

Strictly Come Dancing

Week Dance Song Judges scores TotalLeaderboard
1 Paso doble El Gato Montes/Y Viva Espana 6 6 7 7 26 =8th (15)
2 Charleston Yes Sir, That's My Baby 7 7 7 8 29 7th (15)
3 Tango The Heat Is On 6 7 7 8 28 9th (14)

Week 3 - Tango

WEEK 2 - Charleston


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