Michelle Holmes was born on 1st January, 1967 in Rochdale. She is an English actress who played Tina Fowler in Coronation Street. Prior to this role she appeared in the Granada series The Practice after no formal acting training. She got this first part by tenaciously pushing Granada for acting work and refusing roles as an extra in their programmes. Also before Coronation Street she made her film debut as Sue in Rita, Sue And Bob Too and following the Street she has made many TV appearances including as Maggie Coles in Firm Friends, Britt Woods in Emmerdale, Yvonne Sparrow in Goodnight Sweetheart, Sgt Connie Harper in Merseybeat and also recent roles in Shameless, Red Riding , Above Suspicion and Hollyoaks.

She made a return to the world of the Street when she played the part of Brenda Whittle, Harry Elton's secretary in the 2010 fiftieth anniversary drama The Road to Coronation Street.

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