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Siobhan Finneran (born 27th April 1966 in Lancashire) is an actress probably most famous for her roles as Janice Garvey in ITV comedy Benidorm and Miss O'Brien in the hit drama serial Downton Abbey.

In Coronation Street, she appeared as Baldwin's Casuals employee Josie Phillips between August 1989 and March 1990. She also appeared as Verity in the 2009 DVD spin-off Romanian Holiday.

Finneran got her big break playing the leading role of Rita in the hit 1986 film Rita, Sue and Bob Too!, alongside Michelle Holmes as Sue.

Since then she has accumulated numerous TV credits, including Motormouth, Peak Practice, Where the Heart Is, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Emmerdale, Bob and Rose, Clocking Off, Casualty, Dalziel and Pascoe, The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard, Apparitions, Unforgiven, The Street and Blue Murder.

She was previously married to the actor Mark Jordon, who has also appeared in Coronation Street in several roles.