Lorna Fitzgerald was born in March 1996 in Northampton. At the age of four she decided after a trip to the theatre that she'd like to become an actress. She started attending acting and dancing lessons and it wasn't long before she got her first part in a short film called Big Girl Little Girl (2004).After appearances in Cherished, The Golden Hour, Casualty, According to Bex and adverts for Nescafé, ChildLine and Tracy Beaker, Lorna landed a role in EastEnders, playing Abi Branning. Lorna first appeared in EastEnders on 3rd July 2006. As Lorna was only 10 years old when she joined EastEnders she was required to balance school work and filming. Lorna lives in Northampton with her mum, dad and two older sisters Corinne and Abi. She is a keen dancer and attends weekly classes. She also plays the guitar and keeps active by swimming.