Jenny Platt

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Jenny Platt
Born Jennifer Platt
(1979-09-24) 24 September 1979 (age 34)
Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK
Years active 2003–present

Jennifer "Jenny" Platt (born 24 September 1979) is an English actress best known for her role as Violet Wilson in the long-running television soap Coronation Street. Her first appearance was on 8 October 2004.

Platt was born in Ipswich, Suffolk. She trained at East 15 Acting School, and has appeared in many theatre roles. Prior to the role of Violet in Coronation Street, she had small roles in TV series' including The Bill, Where the Heart Is and Foyle's War.

In September 2008 Platt appeared in The Merchant of Venice playing the role of Narissa at the Octagon Theatre in Bolton until the run ended in November 2008.

Broadcast on 24 April 2011 (Easter Sunday), Jenny Platt made a brief appearance as Violet in a special edition Coronation Street feature episode which featured Sean Tully (played by Anthony Cotton) travelling to London to visit his baby son, Dylan. Other cast to return in the feature episode were Charlie Condou (playing Marcus Dent), Bruno Langley (playing Todd Grimshaw) and Rupert Hill (playing Jamie Baldwin).

On 11 February 2012, Jenny appeared in Casualty playing Tracey, a Hotel cleaner.

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