Billie Paul Piper (born Leian Paul Piper; 22 September 1982). An English actress and former singer. Leian Paul Piper was born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. On 25 April 1983, her name was officially changed to Billie Paul Piper, by her parents, Paul Victor Piper and Mandy Kane Kent. Piper has one younger brother, Charley, and two younger sisters, Harley and Elle. She studied at the Sylvia Young Theatre School.