DANNEILLA Westbrook shocked her fans as she shared a picture of herself with battered and bruised face.
The actress, 49, looked unrecognisable in the image from 1998, taken after she was involved in a horrific car crash.
The snap sees her with a painful looking black eye and stitches on her forehead.
She captioned it: “Had more lives than ya average Pussy 🐈⬛ cat #blessed🙏🏼.”
Danniella was 24 at the time of her smash and at the height of her fame playing Sam in EastEnders.
Her then partner Robert Fernandez was driving and their son Kai was also in the car.
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The star had to undergo surgery to remove glass from her eye.
Over the years recovering drug addict Danniella has had a whole host of health problems and surgery.
But the star previously revealed to The Sun that she is going to extensive lengths to try and fix her face – and is having numerous surgeries.
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One of the demanding procedures saw part her ribs inserted into her cheek. She also underwent a similar operation in 2018.