Kelly-Marie Stewart

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Kelly-Marie Stewart
Born Kelly-Marie Stewart
1984 (age 29–30)
Liverpool, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2009 - present
Known for Hollyoaks
Children Daisie Stewart (b. 2010)
Website
www.kellymariestewart.com

Kelly-Marie Stewart is a British actress, best known for playing Hayley Ramsey, the younger sister of already established character Zak Ramsey in Channel 4's teen soap opera Hollyoaks. She attended the Liverpool Theatre School, and appeared in several TV adverts before landing her big break on the soap.

Stewart is the first disabled actress to act as a main character in Hollyoaks. She has Guillain-Barre syndrome – an autoimmune disorder affecting the peripheral nervous system which usually exhibits as an ascending paralysis noted by weakness in the legs. Kelly-Marie lost the use of her legs when she was twenty-one. She left Hollyoaks in 2010 when she became pregnant.[1] Hollyoaks was her first main acting role.

Stewart is the mother of a daughter, Daisie, and is a campaigner for specialist advice and support for disabled mothers in caring for young children.[2][3] She is also the official ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign[4] and a patron of Disabled Parents Network.[5]

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