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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 27 August 1978Oldham, Greater Manchester, England, UK
Birth NameSarah Anne Jones
Nickname Sarah
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Suranne Jones was born on August 27, 1978 in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England as Sarah Anne Jones. She is an actress and writer, known for Coronation Street (1960), Scott & Bailey (2011) and Doctor Foster (2015). She has been married to Laurence Akers since August 4, 2015. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Laurence Akers (4 August 2015 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (10)

Is one of 5 Coronation Street (1960) actresses to have won a Best Actress Award at the British Soap Awards; the others are Kate Ford, Katherine Kelly, Alison King and Julie Hesmondhalgh.
Prior to landing the role of Karen McDonald in Coronation Street (1960) Jones auditioned for the roles of Geena Gregory in Coronation Street (1960) and Charity Dingle in Emmerdale Farm (1972).
Is close friends with former Coronation Street (1960) co-stars Sally Lindsay and Antony Cotton.
Obtained a BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts from Oldham Theatre Workshop.
Voted Best Supporting Actress by readers of Doctor Who Magazine for her role in The Doctor's Wife.
Appearing in "A Few Good Men" at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket. [August 2005]
Announced her engagement to magazine editor Laurence Akers following a 6-week romance (23 May 2014).
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 37, a son in March 2016. Child's father is her husband, Laurence Akers.
Was 5 months pregnant with her son when she completed filming the 5th season of Scott & Bailey (2011).
Returned to work 6 months after giving birth to her son to begin filming the 2nd season of Doctor Foster (2015).

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