Madeleine Kate "Maddy" Hill (born 19 March 1990) is an English actress best known for her role of Nancy Carter in the long-running popular BBC soap opera EastEnders. She trained at Rose Bruford College, graduating with a B.A. in Acting in 2011.
Hill trained at Rose Bruford College drama school. Hill's first credit was when she appeared in ITV drama, Whitechapel for two episodes in the third series. She then appeared as a checkout girl in the 2013 film, uwantme2killhim? and in the stage productions of As You Like it and The Meeting Place as Phoebe & George respectively.
In October 2013, it was announced that Danny Dyer and Kellie Bright had been cast as Mick and Linda Carter and that they would be taking over The Queen Victoria pub. At the end of the month, it was announced that Mick and Linda's children, Nancy & Johnny, would be played by Hill and Sam Strike respectively. Speaking of her casting Hill said; "I feel incredibly privileged to have been given such an amazing opportunity and I can't wait to start work with such a talented cohort of actors." Hill first appeared as Nancy on 1 January 2014, in a storyline which saw her family take her from her own wedding, after disapproving of her fiancé. Her storylines since her arrival have included: her relationships with Wayne Ladlow (Malachi Kirby), Dexter Hartman (Khali Best) and Tamwar Masood (Himesh Patel); her epilepsy and recurring seizures; and the comedy element she brings to the programme.
Hill currently lives in London. She is also a proud supporter of Arsenal Football Club.
|2012||Whitechapel||Lara Lawrence||2 episodes|
|2014−16||EastEnders||Nancy Carter||Regular role|
|2014||The One Show||Herself||Guest|
|2016||The Great Sport Relief Bake Off||Herself||Contestant|
|2012||As You Like It||Phoebe|
|2013||The Meeting Place||George|
|2014||British Soap Awards||Best Newcomer||Nancy Carter in EastEnders||Won|
|Inside Soap Awards||Best Newcomer||Nancy Carter in EastEnders||Shortlisted|
|TV Choice Awards||Best Newcomer||Nancy Carter in EastEnders||Shortlisted|
|Telly Spy Awards||Best Newcomer||Nancy Carter in EastEnders||Won|
|Digital Spy Reader Awards||Best Newcomer||Nancy Carter in EastEnders||Won|
|2015||National Television Awards||Best Newcomer||Nancy Carter in EastEnders||Won|
|Inside Soap Awards||Best Partnership||Nancy Carter and Tamwar Masood in EastEnders||Shortlisted|