Kelly Brook (born Kelly Ann Parsons; 23 November 1979(1979-11-23)) is an English model, actress, entrepreneur, television presenter and Playboy model. Brook was born and raised in Rochester, Kent, England. She is the daughter of Sandra, a cook, and Kenneth Parsons, a scaffolder. She has a younger brother, Damian, and an older half-sister, Sasha. Kenneth died aged 57 in Rochester from lung cancer on 26 November 2007, during Brook's time on Strictly Come Dancing.