Mostly Credited As: Thaila Zucchi
Sometimes Credited As: Thaila Zucchi
Birth Name: Thaila Lucia Zucchi
Date Of Birth: January 19, 1981 (Age 34)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Thaila Lucia Zucchi (born 19 January 1981 in Swindon, Wiltshire) is an Italian-English singer and actress. She is most well-known for being a member of the United Kingdom band allSTARS. She appeared in the FHM version of 'Do You Think I'm Sexy'. She has also appeared on Balls of Steel and Big Brother 8 in the UK where she was acting the part of a fake Australian housemate called Pauline.
Thaila was a member of allSTARS, a band that started out on the children's television show STARTStreet (shown on Citv). She performed in more than twenty arenas around the UK, and on Top Of The Pops, CD:UK, and SMTV numerous times. The band was contracted to Island Records and enjoyed four top twenty hits and released an album, with tracks that were featured in the movies Thunderpants and Scooby Doo.
Thaila appears in Channel 4's Balls of Steel. Her role on the show is as "The Bunny Boiler". She would find a man in a public place with his partner, and outrageously flirt with him, antagonising his partner. She also appears in Star Stories, where she impersonates Geri Halliwell, Kelly Brook, Sharon Osbourne, and Lindsay Lohan.
Her other television credits include The IT Crowd (episode 5, as Sophia), Strutter, Hyperdrive, Balls of Steel clip show Massive Balls of Steel, popworld, non-televised pilots Pear Shaped and New Dogs and as a presenter for Nickelodeon and The Record of the Year.
In 2006 she had several roles in the Channel 4 comedy series, Star Stories. One of which included episode 6 of the first series where she played Courteney_Cox_Arquette in the episode about Jennifer Aniston and her love life.
In 2007 she entered the Big Brother UK house, pretending to be Pauline, a housemate from Australian Big Brother. She was working secretly for Big Brother as a mole, going to and from the house to appear on Big Brother's Little Brother. She is also going to be presenting Big Brother's Big Mouth, another spin-off show from 17th July to 20th July, as part of the lineup replacing ex-'Big Mouth' presenter, Russell Brand.
Thaila also appears in a DOE advertisement about the safeties of refraining from Drink Driving. She was famously seen on the Hula Hoops adverts (Captain! The intercom!) and UK adverts for Brunchettas.
She can also be seen with Des Lynam advertising Setanta Sports' coverage of Premier League football.
Thaila played Rosie in the BBC One comedy Not Going Out which aired on 21st September 2007.