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Overview (2)

Born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, UK
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Katherine was born and raised in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. As the daughter of Irish parents, Katherine spent much of her childhood in County Kerry, Ireland and was also schooled in America, where she lived for a number of years. At age eighteen she was awarded a place at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, where she was classically trained for three years. Since graduating in 2001, Katherine has worked continuously in Theatre (Royal Shakespeare Company, The National, Donmar Warehouse), Television (Criminal: UK, Cheat, Happy Valley, Mr. Selfridge, Coronation Street), Film (Dirty God, Official Secrets) and Radio (BBC 3 and 4).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Katherine Kelly

Spouse (1)

Ryan Clark (20 August 2013 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (4)

Trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London.
Kept her Coronation Street (1960) character Becky MacDonald's iconic leopard-print jacket upon leaving the soap opera to mark her time there.
Performed in several plays with the Royal Shakespeare Company from 2004 to 2006 before landing the role of Becky Granger in Coronation Street (1960).
Is one of 5 Coronation Street (1960) actresses to have won a Best Actress Award at the British Soap Awards; the others are Suranne Jones, Kate Ford, Alison King and Julie Hesmondhalgh.

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