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Overview (3)

Born in Burnley, Lancashire, England, UK
Birth NameNatalie Sithokozile C. Gumede
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Natalie Gumede was born on March 20, 1984 in Burnley, Lancashire, England as Natalie Sithokozile C. Gumede. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (2005), Jekyll & Hyde (2015) and Strictly Come Dancing (2004).

Trivia (5)

Prepared for her character's birth scenes on Coronation Street (1960) by watching One Born Every Minute (2010) in between filming.
Her Coronation Street (1960) character Kirsty Soames became the 26th woman on the soap opera to give birth. Kirsty had a daughter Ruby (played by an unknown baby), born on 9 September 2012.
Is one of 5 Coronation Street (1960) actors to have won a Best Dramatic Performance Award at the British Soap Awards; the others are Georgia Taylor, Sue Nicholls, Bradley Walsh and Jane Danson.
Trained at London's Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, graduating in 2003.
Is one of 12 Coronation Street (1960) actresses who despite their characters giving birth on the show have never become mothers in real life. The others are Doreen Keogh, Anne Kirkbride, Helen Worth, Caroline Milmoe, Joanne Froggatt, Naomi Radcliffe, Angela Lonsdale, Vicky Binns, Georgia May Foote, Michelle Keegan and Ellie Leach.

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