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Local People

Living the Dream in Hollywood Many people dream about heading to Hollywood and seeing themselves on the big screen. But very few people make it onto the plane let alone into the movies. For one, now ex resident of Enfield,the dream has become a reality. EN Magazine meet up with Natalie Marie Ames who has seen her dream become a reality to find out about more about her live and career. “It is great coming back to spend a few weeks with family and friends in Enfield and to catch up with what is happening

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locally. Since originally leaving in 2012 I have had a real rollercaster ride, see I am now even sounding like an American!” “I will always have Enfield and England as where I started from, even if I do now see LA as my home. I still remember the young girl from Chase Community School on Baker Street, who was too shy to audition for the lead roles in the school production of Bugsy Malone, and yet I sit here today just down the road from that school an actress appearing in a film, Criminal, that releases in 2016 with a cast including such household names

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as Gary Oldman, Ryan Reynolds, Alice Eve, Kevin Costner and Gal Gadot.” “Although from a young age I wanted to be an actress my confidence held me back. I left school and studied a foundation degree before moving to Southampton University to study Graphic Design. It was in my second year of Uni that I decided acting really was for me and not design. After speaking to a course co-ordinator I decided to finish my degree, just incase I need a different career. But as soon as I finished at Uni I auditioned for, and won a place at The Drama Studio London.”

“After a years course I was suddenly here in London, a young actress going round auditioning for parts. I had some success in Fringe Theatre including playing Mona in the critically acclaimed British play ‘Eight’ at the Kings Head Theatre, the lead role of

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