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Born in Batley, Yorkshire, England, UK
Birth NameTracy Lynn Brabin
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tracy has just enjoyed a great run playing feisty Carole in Emmerdale and spent most of last year playing Linda, Annie and Sharon in The Full Monty (Sheffield Crucible/UK tour and Noel Coward Theatre, West End) and is most remembered for playing Trisha Armstrong in Coronation Street. Other theatre credits include Joy in Jimmy Osborne's new play Meat at the Theatre503, Battersea; Long Road (Curve); Confusions (UK tour); Stiff Options (Croydon/UK tour); Trafford Tanzi (Bristol Old Vic); Road (Bolton Octagon); Strictly Ballroom, Tom Jones, Teaser (Swan, Worcester) and The Fancy Man (Coventry Belgrade/UK Tour). Television credits include Undeniable, Law and Order (UK), The Syndicate II, Outside Edge, Ghost Hunter, Strictly Confidential, EastEnders, Bodies, Nice Guy Eddie, Silent Witness, Where the Heart Is, Heartbeat, Casualty, Holby City, The Good Samaritan, The Bill, Rosemary and Thyme, Midsomer Murders, Doctors, Sunburn, Peak Practice, Crime Stories, El C.I.D and A Bit Of A Do. Tracy's film credits include Piercing Brightness (Shezad Dawood), Love + Hate (Dominic Savage), A Palace Divided (ABC TV) and Riff Raff (Ken Loach). Tracy is also a writer and has written for Doctors, Shameless, Hollyoaks, Tracy Beaker, Heartbeat and Family Affairs.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Niki Winterson Limited

Spouse (1)

Richard Platt (July 2005 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (4)

Children, with Richard Platt, Lois Talullah (b. 1993) and Nancy Eliza (b. 31 July 1997).
Married her long-term partner Richard Platt after 16 years together at the Actors Church (St. Paul's) in Covent Garden, London in July 2005
Her Coronation Street (1960) character Tricia Armstrong became the 9th woman on the soap opera to give birth. Tricia had a son Brad (played by Caleb Flanagan), born on 14 February 1997.
On 20 October 2016. she was elected Labour MP (Member of Parliament) for the constituency of Batley and Spen in West Yorkshire, following the murder on 16 June 2016 of Jo Cox, the previous MP, on the streets of Birstall nearby. Jo and Tracy had been good friends and had both grown up in the Batley area.

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