Sammy Winward

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Sammy Winward
Born Samantha Kate Winward
(1985-10-12) 12 October 1985 (age 29)
Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, UK
Occupation Actress, singer, model
Years active 2001–
Known for Role of Katie Sugden
Notable work(s) Katie Sugden in Emmerdale
Television Emmerdale (2001–2015)
Children 1

Samantha Kate "Sammy" Winward (born 12 October 1985) is an English actress, singer and model. She is best known for playing the role of Katie Sugden in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale from 2001 to 2015.

Personal life[edit]

Winward attended Turton High School Media Arts College in Bromley Cross, South Turton.[1]

She was engaged to footballer David Dunn. Their daughter Mia was born at home in Edgworth, Lancashire on 12 June 2005. [2] Winward and Dunn split in September of that year.[3]

Public life[edit]

Winward appeared on the ITV celebrity talent show Soapstar Superstar in January 2006.[4] In March 2006, she appeared on the Orange Playlist. Here she explained that she was training to be a ballerina before being picked by her agent Ruth Young to attend the Emmerdale audition.[5]

Winward was voted number 73 in FHM's 2006 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll.[5]

In 2007 she appeared with her family on All Star Family Fortunes, losing 381 - 30 to Kyran Bracken.[5]


  1. ^ Turton High School Media Arts College. URL accessed 1 March 2008.
  2. ^ TV Sammy's baby joy. The Bolton Evening News, first published 15 June 2005.
  3. ^ Sammy splits up from baby's father. The Bolton Evening News, first published 12 September 2005.
  4. ^ "Sammy Winward | Characters, Cast and Profiles". 12 October 1985. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c "Sammy Winward | Bolton wonder | Girls We Love". Retrieved 13 August 2013. 

External links[edit]

Sammy Winward at the Internet Movie Database