This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification . (February 2021) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
|Education||Drama Centre London|
| Judge John Deed |
|Relatives||Natalie Clein (sister)|
Louisa Clein is a British actress, known for portraying the role of Maya Stepney in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale .
Clein was born in Poole, Dorset.She attended Talbot Heath School in Bournemouth, Dorset. In 2001, Clein made her television debut as Charlie Deed in the BBC series Judge John Deed , which ran until 2007. In 2002, Clein appeared with her sister Natalie Clein at the Holocaust Memorial Day concert and read extracts from her cousin Julia Pascal's Holocaust Trilogy. She has also appeared in shows such as Holby City , Doctors , Casualty , New Tricks , Midsomer Murders , Fanny Hill and played the role of Zelda Kay in ITV's Island at War in 2004.
Clein's theatre performances have included A Midsummer Night's Dream, My Children, My Africa! and The Lady from the Sea .Her performance as Hilda in The Lady from the Sea earned her second place in the Ian Charleson Award. Clein also received critical acclaim for her 2005 performance as Anna in The Rubinstein Kiss. In 2006, Clein assumed the role of the radical pianist Harriet Cohen in Dearest Tania scripted by Duncan Honeybourne. She performed in the Almeida Theatre's 2008 production of Waste. In summer 2009, Clein performed in the Sylvia Plath play Three Women at the Edinburgh Festival. In 2010, Clein toured in an adaptation of the Oscar Wilde story Lord Arthur Savile's Crime as Sybil Merton with Lee Mead as her leading man, Lord Arthur. In July 2010, Clein starred in The Railway Children in the former Waterloo Eurostar Terminal in London, and at King's Cross Theatre in 2015. During 2015 and 2016, she starred in City Stories at both the St. James Theatre, London, and 59E59 Theaters in New York City.
In March 2018, Clein began portraying the role of Maya Stepney in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale . Her storylines in the series have included splitting up with Dr Liam Cavanagh (Jonny McPherson), her rivalry with Leanna Cavanagh (Mimi Slinger), getting into a relationship with David Metcalfe (Matthew Wolfenden) and grooming David's son, Jacob Gallagher (Joe-Warren Plant). Upon the conclusion of the grooming storyline, it was announced that Clein would be leaving Emmerdale.Her exit from the series aired on 19 November 2019. At the 2019 Inside Soap Awards, Clein received the award for Best Bad Girl.
Sally Jane Dynevor is a British actress, known for her role as Sally Webster in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street, which she has played since 1986.
Gillian Louise Kearney is an English actress best known for her early role as Debbie McGrath in Channel 4's Liverpool-based soap opera Brookside and the spin-off mini-series Damon and Debbie, and for playing Jessica Harrison in the long-running BBC television medical drama series Casualty, as well as Emma Barton in the ITV Yorkshire-based soap opera Emmerdale. The role of Emma Barton gained her recognition because of character's involvement in Emmerdale’s most high-profile storylines during her three-year stint.
Alison Rosalind Bracknell, known professionally as Leah Bracknell, was an English actress who played the role of Zoe Tate in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale (1989–2005), for which she was nominated for the 2002 National Television Award for Most Popular Actress and won the 2006 British Soap Award for Best Exit. She was also a qualified teacher with the British School of Yoga and designed and produced a jewellery line.
Malandra Elizabeth Burrows is an English actress and singer. She is best known for her long-running role as Kathy Glover in ITV soap opera Emmerdale.
Nicola Stephenson is an English actress. She played the roles of Margaret Clemence in Brookside, Julie Fitzjohn in Holby City, Sarah Williams in The Chase, Allie Westbrook in Waterloo Road, and Tess Harris in Emmerdale.
Nicole Faraday, is a TMA Award-winning actress, best known for her leading roles on British television series Bad Girls, Casualty and Emmerdale.
Isabel Hodgins is an English actress, known for portraying the role of Victoria Sugden in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale from 2006.
Natalie Jane Anderson is an English actress, presenter and writer. She is best known for her roles as Alicia Metcalfe in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale from 2010 to 2015, and Stella Davenport in the medical drama The Royal from 2005 to 2008. She also played the role of Nessarose in the London production Wicked from May 2009 to March 2010. As of 2015, she is a regular on ITV Lifestyle show This Morning.
Kathleen Beedles is a British producer, who has worked on a total of over 2500 episodes of various British soap operas to date. She grew up in Rogart and now resides in London.
Zoe Henry is an English actress, known for her roles in four soap operas on British television; Emmerdale, Doctors, Coronation Street and EastEnders. She has also made appearances in various other television series including Grafters and Conviction.
Kathryn Sarah Collins, known professionally as Katy Cavanagh-Jupe, is an English actress. She is known for portraying the role of Julie Carp in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street from 2008 to 2015. She also had regular roles in BBC drama The Cops (1998–2001), and the ITV drama Bob & Rose (2001). In November 2017, she appeared in the feature-length drama Murder on the Blackpool Express.
Daniel Benedict Miller is an English actor. He is known for portraying the role of Aaron Dingle in the long-running ITV soap opera Emmerdale, for which he has won the British Soap Award for Best Actor in 2011, 2012 and 2016.
Natalie Gumede is an English actress. She is known for playing Kirsty Soames in the ITV soap opera, Coronation Street, from 2011 to 2013. She previously played China in BBC Three comedy show Ideal. She has also appeared in The Persuasionists, Emmerdale and Doctor Who among other television shows. Gumede was also runner-up in the 2013 series of Strictly Come Dancing on BBC One. From 2017 to 2019, Gumede began appearing in Netflix original Free Rein as Maggie Steel Phillips.
Lucy Fallon is an English actress. She played Bethany Platt in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street (2015–2020). The role has earned her widespread recognition and several accolades, including two British Soap Awards, an Inside Soap Award, and a National Television Award.
Kate Oates is a British television producer, who was born in Nottingham and graduated from Warwick University. She began her career working as a researcher and editorial assistant for Germaine Greer, before becoming a script editor for the soap opera Crossroads. In 2003, she joined the radio soap The Archers as a producer, a position which Oates credits as the majority of her training. After resigning from this job, Oates began working on the ITV soap opera Emmerdale as a script editor, during which time she assisted with the soap's fortieth anniversary celebrations and worked on British Soap Award-winning storylines. She remained in the position until 2012 when she joined Coronation Street as the assistant producer.
Mimi Slinger is an English actress and model, known for portraying the role of Leanna Cavanagh on the ITV soap opera Emmerdale from 2018 onwards. In 2021, she was signed to Storm Management.
Leanna Cavanagh is a fictional character from the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, played by Mimi Slinger. Leanna is introduced as the troublesome daughter of Liam Cavanagh when producers made the decision to explore Liam's character. Since making her first appearance on 6 March 2018, her storylines in the soap have included her numerous rivalries with her father's partners, her friendship and eventual rivalry with Gabby Thomas, and her on-off relationship with Jacob Gallagher.
Liv Flaherty is a fictional character from the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, played by Isobel Steele. The character made her first on-screen appearance on 25 February 2016. Liv was introduced as part of her half-brother Aaron Livesy's sex abuse storyline, which would see her realise that her father is a sex offender. Liv is initially characterised as a troublemaker, but her depth is explored following the decision to move in with Aaron. Steele has noted that similar aspects of her character are similar to herself, and appreciates that Emmerdale wrote her as a teenage with authority since she felt that this is rarely seen on television. Liv became the first asexual character to be featured in a soap opera, and Steele has been praised by viewers and critics for her role in the storyline. Asexual people felt that the character was an accurate portrayal of themselves, and Steele has expressed her gratitude at being able to represent them on-screen.