She famously played scheming Cindy Beale in EastEnders.
And Michelle Collins was supported by her former co-star Adam Woodyatt at the launch her new skin care company, Pellum Vero at Champneys Tring in Hertfordshire on Wednesday.
The 58-year-old actress showed off her incredible figure in a clingy black gown with an asymmetric neckline.
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New venture: Michelle Collins hosted the launch her new skin care company, Pellum Vero at Champneys Tring in Hertfordshire on Wednesday
A subtle thigh-high split made the most of Michelle’s legs and she set off her look with a simple black pair of heels.
Michelle’s one shoulder dress was cinched in at the waist with a studded belt, making the most of her slender figure.
Adam, 49, who plays Cindy’s ex Ian Beale on the BBC soap, was showing his support for his former on-screen love interest at the bash.
Close bond: The actress was hosted by her former co-star Adam Woodyatt
Leggy lady: Michelle showed off her slender legs in a thigh-split gown
Clad in a white shirt and tweed waistcoat, the actor cut a dapper figure as he larked about with Michelle.
The pair put on a playful display together, joking around together at the event as they enjoyed a reunion.
Michelle recently hit the headlines for speaking out against ‘silver spoon’ stars.
Specs appeal: Adam and Michelle posed up a storm together at the event
Joking: The pair put on a playful display together, joking around together at the event
Partying in style: Michelle and Adam were in great spirits as they joked around
Michelle Collins, who was born to a working class family, believes they are in danger of usurping roles from ‘ordinary’ youngsters, without the same connections and education to help them get ahead.
Earlier this year, the star warned MPs as part of a Commons inquiry that the landscape of British drama could be forever changed unless action is taken.
The Sun reports that Michelle said: ‘It seems to be getting increasingly hard for people who have no ins or friends or family in the TV world.
Former flames: The duo’s EastEnders alter-egos had a tumultuous romance
Posing in style: Michelle draped herself over a piano, showcasing her incredible figure
Strike a pose: A subtle thigh-high split made the most of Michelle’s legs and she set off her look with a simple black pair of heels
‘If you are connected in some way you will get an internship, traineeship or something similar but if you are just a working class kid from an ordinary background really what chance have you got?’
‘How do you even know how or where to apply if no one helps you. We need to help young people from less well-off backgrounds and give them more opportunities otherwise we will only have one type in the TV world – privileged , silver spoon types or ex Eton posh boys or girls.’
Michelle – who did not point the finger at any actor in particular – was no doubt referencing the abundance of Eton-educated talent like Eddie Redmanyne, Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston.
Glamorous: Michelle’s one shoulder dress was cinched in at the waist with a studded belt, making the most of her slender figure
Group shot: Mike Davison and Beverley Sharp also showed their support
A far cry from Walford: Adam was dressed to impress in a tweed waistcoat
The TV personality trained at the Royal Court Activists and Cockpit Youth Theatre from the age of 14, before heading on to Kingsway Princeton College to study drama at O/A level.
She appeared in a number of small TV roles before securing her big break on EastEnders in 1988, landing the part of show regular Cindy.
Michelle went on to play Rovers Return landlady Stella Price in rival soap Coronation Street from 2011 to 2014.
Working class girl: Michelle appeared in a number of small TV roles before securing her big break on EastEnders in 1988, landing the part of show regular Cindy