Fast Facts

  • Grew up on a farm where the family raised sheep. 
  • At the age of 13, left home to attend Redroofs Theatre School in Maidenhead, Berkshire.
  • Landed her first role at age 15 in the television series The Bill, playing the part of an underage prostitute.
  • Worked at the bookstore WHSmith while pursuing other acting roles; shortly after was cast in the British soap Coronation Street.
  • Was named Most Promising Newcomer at the British Independent Film Awards in 2010.

Awards

  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Winner
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner

Relationships

  • Keith Froggatt — Father
  • Phil Vane — Ex-fiancé
  • Daniel Froggatt — Brother
  • James Cannon — Husband
  • Ann Froggatt — Mother

Details

  • Birth Place: Littlebeck, North Yorkshire, England
  • Profession: Actor

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