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Overview (3)

Born in Eccles, Salford, Greater Manchester, England, UK
Birth NameSamia Maxine Ghadie
Height 5' 1" (1.55 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Samia Longchambon was born on July 13, 1982 in Eccles, Salford, Greater Manchester, England as Samia Maxine Ghadie. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Heartbeat (1992) and TV Burp (2001). She has been married to Sylvain Longchambon since August 20, 2016. They have one child. She was previously married to Matthew Smith.

Spouse (2)

Sylvain Longchambon (20 August 2016 - present) (1 child)
Matthew Smith (10 September 2005 - 4 November 2011) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (14)

Her father Joseph Ghadie died of cancer (14 April 2009).
Beat Suzanne Shaw to the role of Maria Sutherland in Coronation Street (1960).
Is of French and Lebanese descent.
Was in a relationship with Will Thorp, having met on the set of Coronation Street (1960) (January 2011-December 2012).
Has an older brother, Thrik Joseph Ghadie (b. 1977).
Amongst the guests at her wedding to Matthew Smith were her Coronation Street (1960) co-stars Elizabeth Dawn, Sue Nicholls, Sally Lindsay, Jennifer James, Kate Ford and Tina O'Brien.
Her Coronation Street (1960) character Maria Connor became the 22nd woman on the soap opera to give birth. Maria had sons Paul (played by an unknown baby), born on 30 April 2008, and Liam (played by Ollie Barnett and Elliot Barnett'), born on 1 July 2009.
Is in a relationship with Sylvain Longchambon since 2013 and they became engaged in May 2015. They met when Ghadie was a competitor on the 8th series of Dancing on Ice (2006), partnered with him.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 27, a daughter named Freya Smith on October 19, 2009 via emergency Caesarean section, weighing in at 7lbs 20z. Child's father is her now ex-husband, Matthew Smith.
Was 8 months pregnant with her daughter Freya when she took maternity leave from Coronation Street (1960).
Returned to work 5 months after giving birth to her daughter Freya to resume filming Coronation Street (1960).
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 33, a son named Yves Joseph Longchambon on September 24, 2015 via Caesarean section, weighing in at 8lbs 9oz. Child's father is her fiancé [now 2nd husband], Sylvain Longchambon.
Was 7 months pregnant with her son Yves when she went on maternity leave from Coronation Street (1960).
Returned to work 5 months after giving birth to her son Yves to resume filming Coronation Street (1960).

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