She's known for her brains and her beauty - the latter of which she is seen showcasing on a daily basis on Channel 4's Countdown in a variety of stunning outfits.
In fine form: The blonde bombshell showed off her incredible figure in the different swimwear pieces Kelly was seen with natural make-up enhancing her gorgeous features and her blonde hair slicked back for the day of shooting.
Kelly denied them, claiming that they were simply two professionals who were working together.
Prior to that time, she had been worried about being typecast in comic roles, and wanted a new challenge.
The actress later appeared in the show opposite Helen Mirren.
Looking at all she has achieved in her career both commercially and critically, one cannot but imagine how tragic it would be if she had not taken the bold step those several years back.