ose Ayling-Ellis has confirmed she is quitting EastEnders after enjoying the function of Frankie Lewis for 2 years.
The 27-year-old joined the present in 2020 and is the primary deaf actor to play an everyday deaf character on the BBC cleaning soap.
Throughout her time, she has been on the centre of a few of EastEnders’ largest storylines, together with the invention that she is the daughter of Mick Carter (Danny Dyer), who unknowingly fathered her after he was abused as a baby by her mom.
“It’s been extremely particular to be EastEnders’ first common deaf actor,” stated Ayling-Ellis.
“I’ve liked my time on the present and Frankie has been such an superior character to play. Nonetheless, now appears like the suitable time for me to maneuver on, and I’m excited and prepared for brand spanking new challenges.
“I’ll at all times treasure my time on the present and all of the unimaginable folks I’ve labored with, who’ve supported my development as an actor these previous two years and given me so many superb reminiscences. I’m excited for viewers to see Frankie’s exit storyline; I feel it’s a extremely necessary one that may hit residence for many folks.”
EastEnders government producer Chris Clenshaw stated: “I’ve solely had the pleasure to work with Rose for a short while however she has at all times been an unimaginable asset to EastEnders – not simply as an outstanding actor, however as an incredible firm member, too.
“As a part of the Carter household, Rose has shone in necessary narratives, akin to discovering she’s Mick Carter’s daughter because of baby abuse; and she’s going to quickly sort out the necessary situation highlighting ladies’s security on the streets.
“We at EastEnders are extremely happy with every little thing Rose has achieved – she’s an actual trailblazer, and we want her each success.”
Away from Walford, Ayling-Ellis received the 2021 collection of Strictly Come Dancing with skilled dance associate Giovanni Pernice.
She additionally not too long ago helped launch the primary Barbie doll that includes a listening to support.