Chloe Howman

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Chloe Howman
Born 1978 (age 38–39)
London, England
Alma mater LAMDA
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
Spouse(s) Danny Hodkinson (1999-?) (divorced)
Paul Thornley (2013-present)
Children 2
Parent(s) Clare Lightfoot
Karl Howman

Chloe Howman (born 1978 in London) is an English actress. The daughter of actor Karl Howman ("Babes in the Wood" (1998) and the "Flash" adverts), her sister is fellow actress Katy-Jo Howman.


The sisters' first appearance was in 1986 with their father, as children in his series Brush Strokes. After training at LAMDA, Chloe's adult roles started in 1997 in the soap opera Family Affairs as Julie-Ann Jones, daughter of Pete Callan. She later appeared as Tara in Hollyoaks: Movin' On,[1] and as Helen in the series Life Begins and Making Waves. She later appeared in HolbyBlue in a leading role.

Howman appeared in the BBC medical drama, Casualty as staff nurse, Rita Freeman. Howman made her first appearance on 10 August 2013 and chose to leave the show in 2016, after nearly three years, her final scenes aired on 16 July 2016.[2]


Year Film Role Notes
1986 Brush Strokes Girl at Dance Class/Jacko's Niece Series 1 Episode 4/Series 1 Episode 10
1996 Jack and Jeremy's Real Lives Episode 4 'Restaurateurs'
1999-2000 Family Affairs Julie-Anne Jones
2000 A Christmas Carol Jane TV Movie
Doctors Marina Taylor TV Series (Series 2 Episode 31 "Judgement Day")
2001 Hollyoaks: Movin' On Tara
2002 The Estate Agents Jane TV Series (2 Episodes)
Me & Mrs Jones Heather TV Movie
2003 40 Angela Mini-Series
Sparkling Cyanide Iris Marie TV Movie
The Bill Julia TV Series (Series 19 Episode 2 "007")
2004 Making Waves Teresa Fellows 2 Episodes
2004-2006 Life Begins Helen 15 Episodes
2005 The Golden Hour PC Rowena Banks 2 Episodes
The Ghost Squad Kay TV Series (Episode 5)
Doctors Andrea Lane Soap Opera (Series 7 Episode 16 "The Truth of the Matter")
2007 Double Time Cassie Page TV Movie
2007-2008 Holby Blue PC Kelly Cooper Regular Role (18 Episodes)
2008 Mutual Friends Julia TV Series (Episode 4)
2009 Fathers of Girls Emma Salerno
2010 Doctors Emma Mooreland Soap Opera (Series 12 Episode 151 "Dirty Little Pig")
The Bill Carol Clark TV Series (Episode 26 Episode 2 "Held Responsible")
New Tricks Eve Aspinall TV Series (Series 7 Episode 9 "Gloves Off")
Casualty Anna Portman TV Series (Series 24 Episode 36 "A Better Past")
2012 Metamorphosis Anna
Casualty Leanna Forrester TV Series (2 Episodes)
2013 Noble Cause Corruption DI Maxine Boyd Radio 4 Drama - 5 March 2013
2013-2016 Casualty Rita Freeman Regular Role (118 Episodes)
2017 Father Brown Lucy Lesser TV Series (Series 5 Episode 7 "The Smallest of Things")

Personal life[edit]

Howman married actor Paul Thornley, in 2013. The couple have two children.[3]


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