Cherylee Houston

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Birthday
20, 1975
Birthplace
Lancashire, England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
20, 1975 (age 43)
Birthplace
Lancashire, England

About

Disabled actress renowned for her roles portraying Belle Hutchinson and Izzy Armstrong on Doctors and Coronation Street, respectively. She became the first disabled person to actually represent a disabled character on the long running soap Coronation Street.

Before Fame

She fell in love with movies at the age of seven after watching the classic children's film Annie made in 1982. She began appearing in plays as a teenager and eventually studied at the Arden School of Theatre.

Trivia

At 23, she was diagnosed with the connective tissue-disorder Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and has since used a permanent wheelchair.

Family Life

Her parents, Bill and Coral, ran their own photography business. She has two older brothers named Lee and Vincent.

Associated With

She portrays Izzy Armstrong, the ex-girlfriend of Gary Windass, a character played by Mikey North, on Coronation Street.