British actress best recognized for her role in the British soap Coronation Street as Judy Mallett from 1995 to 1999. She has also appeared in the series Playing the Field as Holly Quinn and Fat Friends as Lauren Harris.
Her rise to fame was due to her role on Coronation Street but she had previously appeared on Peak Practice and Coogan's Run after getting her start in 1991.
She was a contestant on the very first series of reality competition show Dancing on Ice.
Her mother is a television actress and producer named Kay Mellor.
She would return to British soap operas in 2011 when she joined the program Emmerdale which Jane Cox acted in beginning in 1996.