English actress known for her roles in television including the British soap opera Hollyoaks.
She attended Winstanley Sixth Form College and worked as a model before becoming an actress.
Her father, Alan Murphy, was in charge of the AM toilet paper roll factory in the town of Skelmersdale.
She was married to David Gardner from 2003 to 2010, and they had two children.
David Beckham was best man at her 2003 wedding.