Who is Sally Lindsay? Coronation Street star on Celebrity Bake Off 2019 for SU2C

SALLY Lindsay became a household name thanks to her role as Shelley Unwin in Coronation Street.

And now the actress is showing off her talents as Karen Bailey in Channel 5's Intruder. Get the full lowdown here…

Who is Sally Lindsay?

Sally Lindsay is an actress who originally studied to become a journalist at the University of Hull.

However, she was cast in a play and developed a love for acting and comedy, which led to a friendship with Peter Kay at the age of 24.

The pair worked together on the sitcom, Phoenix Nights, before Sally went on to join Coronation Street in 2001.

In September 2011, Sally become a permanent panellist on Loose Women but went back to being an occasional guest from March 2014.

Sally married drummer Steve White in 2013, and the pair have twin boys named Vic and Louie.

Is Sally Lindsay still in Coronation Street?

Sally Lindsay starred as Shelly Unwin in Coronation Street from 2001 -2006.

She won the "Best Actress" category in the Inside Soap 2005 Awards for her role.

When asked in 2016, if she would be keen to reprise her role, she admitted that she would "never say never".

What else has Sally Lindsay starred in?

She's since gone on to play Mrs. Agnes in Still Open All Hours as well as having roles in Mount Pleasant, Citizen Khan and Ordinary Lies.

She also starred in the Channel 5 show Sally and Nigel’s Posh Hotel.

Sally voiced the character of Piella Bakewell in the 2008 BBC Wallace and Gromit Christmas film A Matter of Loaf and Death.

She also appeared in BBC's 2020 series Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators.

Sally is also set to join Warwick Davis as host of ITV game show Tenable.

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