British Soap Award-winner in the category of Best Comedy Performance Award for her portrayal of Gemma Winter in the long-running series Coronation Street.
In 2010, she had a guest-starring role in an episode of Doctors.
She was featured in a 2016 TV movie called Hilda Ogden's Last Ta Ra - A Tribute to Jean Alexander.
She is British.
She joined John Savident as one of many Coronation Street actors to win the Best Comedy Performance Award at the British Soap Awards.