Who is Celebrity Bake Off star Katherine Kelly? – The Sun

KATHERINE Kelly has come along way since she shot to fame on Coronation Street

She has fast become one of Britain's leading actresses, with the job offers constantly rolling in.

Who is Katherine Kelly and who did she play in Coronation Street?

Katherine Kelly, 42, was born November 19, 1979, and is an English actress.

She grew up in Barnsley and Wakefield, West Yorkshire, where she attended Wakefield Girls' High School.

Katherine trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London, with fellow students Meredith MacNeill and Laurence Fox, and graduated in 2001.

The actress became a household name when she joined the cast of Coronation Street and made her debut in 2006, before leaving in 2012.

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During her time on Corrie she played Becky McDonald, who was married to the pub landlord Steve.

Becky's notable storylines included her drunken rampages, two miscarriages and her desire to adopt a child.

What other TV shows has she been in?

Since leaving Corrie, Katherine has been in demand.

She has had roles in some major TV series including Happy Valley and the Night Manager.

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She also played Lady Mae in Mr Selfridge, alongside Jeremy Piven.

Katherine also played the role of Miss Quill in Class – the Doctor Who spin-off show.

She also took on the part of Jane Lowry in Strike Back.

In 2019 she was back on the box in ITV drama Cheat.

In 2020 she was back on the box in the second season of the hugely popular Liar on ITV.

Then in 2021 she played the lead role in ITV's Innocent.

Katherine appeared on Celebrity Bake Off in April 2022.

Is Katherine Kelly married and does she have any children?

Katherine married her husband Ryan Clark in a secret ceremony at the Little Church of the West, in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2013.

Speaking about the day she said: “It was awesome. I’ll never forget that moment for the rest of my life.”

The couple have two children together, daughters Orla and Rose.

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