TV presenter and event host Carol Smillie is a Scottish celebrity actress and a former model. She presented the BBC series Changing Rooms.
Carol is one of the UK’s most sought after presenters for television programmes, award ceremonies, corporate events, advertisements and charity work.
Those who know her primarily from Changing Rooms may be surprised by the range of her work on and off the TV. She has won a NATIONAL TV AWARD, an INDIE award and was nominated for a BAFTA. She has worked with Royalty, Prime Ministers and movie stars, and is gaining recognition overseas in particular through BBC America.
Carol is known for her smile, which was caricatured by the British impressionist Ronni Ancona in the UK television show Big Impression. Ancona’s impression of Smillie used the catchphrase “I’m Smiley Smiley Carol Smillie”, which Smillie adopted and has entered into popular culture
Awards:Carol has won a NATIONAL TV AWARD, an INDIE award and was nominated for a BAFTA.
Books: The Working Mum’s Handbook, Carol Smillie’s The Working Mum’s Handbook
TV shows: Changing Rooms, Postcode Challenge, A Brush with Fame, Hearts of Gold, 3@Three.
Charities: Carol has supported many Charities over the years including Variety Club, Enable CLIC Sargent, CHAS, Marie Curie, Teenage Cancer Trust, NCH, Action for Children, The Princes Trust and is a Trustee of the Riverside Museum in Glasgow she also Hosted STV’s Finding Scotland’s Real Heroes.
Carol is ambassador for Netball Scotland, and supports our national team,The Thistles. She also carried the Queens Baton at the commonwealth games and says>
I was extremely proud to have carried the Queens Baton in my home town of Glasgow. Some great memories and pictures I can bore my grandchildren with one day..