Judith Jacob paved the way for black actresses on EastEnders

Judith Jacob is a British actress, best known for her role as the health visitor, Carmel Roberts, in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 1986 – 1989. Jacob attended London’s Anna Scher Theatre. Two of her classmates were also former actors of EastEnders, Susan Tully (Michelle Fowler) and Phil Daniels (Kevin Wicks). Before landing her …