Julia Haworth

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Julia Haworth
Born Julia Louise Haworth
(1979-07-27) 27 July 1979 (age 37)
Burnley, Lancashire, England
Years active 1990–present
Known for Role of Claire Peacock
Television Coronation Street (2003–11)
Spouse(s) Jon Wormald (m. 2006)
Children 2
Parent(s) Peter Haworth

Julia Louise Haworth (born 27 July 1979[1]) is an English actress. She is best known for playing the role of Claire Peacock in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street from 2003 to 2011.

Early and personal life[edit]

Haworth was born in Burnley, Lancashire, England, UK. She attended St Christopher's Church of England High School, Accrington and later went to Nelson and Colne College and Manchester University. When she was nine, her mother enrolled her in drama workshops at Burnley Mechanics, and she subsequently joined Burnley Youth Theatre, combining acting roles with her studies.[2]

In 2006 she married her partner Jon Wormald at St Stephen's Church, Burnley.[3] Haworth gave birth to a daughter, Sophia Elizabeth on 25 July 2008.[4] Her second daughter, Amelie Grace was born on 11 February 2013.[5]

Haworth is a patron of UK-based Epidermolysis bullosa charity DEBRA.[6]


After university, Julia spent 18 months in Peak Practice followed by a similar time in Merseybeat.[2]

She first appeared on Coronation Street on 9 April 2003, when her character Claire interviewed to be nanny to Ashley Peacock's son.[7] It was the fourth part she had auditioned for on the show and her previous experience with childcare was working on the mother and baby counter at Boots.[2] Julia took maternity leave in July 2008, returning in Spring 2009.[4] Her last appearance was on 14 January 2011, when Claire fled to France with her step-son and son.[8]


Year Title Role Notes
1993–1994 Three Seven Eleven Miranda Pudsey Series Regular, 19 Episodes
1994 Heartbeat Joanna Parker 1 Episode, Episode Titled: "Trouble in Mind", Episode Dated: 16 October 1994
1995 Medics Rebecca Whittaker 1 Episode, Episode Titled: "Lifeline", Episode Dated: 8 September 1995
1997 My Dad's a Borning Nerd Sophie TV Movie
1998 The Grand Lark Rothery Series Regular, 10 Episodes
1999 See How They Run Christine 2 Episodes
1999 The Ambassador Zoe 1 Episode, Episode Titled: "A Matter of Life and Death", Episode Dated: 23 May 1999
1999 Where the Heart Is Helen Trent 1 Episode, Episode Titled: "New Moon Arising", Episode Dated: 6 June 1999
2000 Monarch of the Glen Janice 1 Episode, Episode: "1.5", Episode Dated: 26 March 2000
2000–2001 Peak Practice Julie Pullen Series Regular, 29 Episodes
2001–2002 Merseybeat Jenny Oulton Series Regular, 11 Episodes
2003–2011 Coronation Street Claire Peacock Series Regular, 512 Episodes
2012 Preston Passion Bella's Mother Televised live performance on 6 April 2012
2012 Monroe Julie Herd 1 Episode, Episode Titled: "2.1", Episode Dated: 1 October 2012
2015 Doctors Susie Gregory 1 Episode, Episode Titled: "Afternoon Delight", Episode Dated: 23 April 2015


  1. ^ IMDb
  2. ^ a b c "Bashful Street kid". Lancashire Telegraph. Newsquest. 6 September 2003. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Local man marries Coronation Street star". The Craven Herald. Newsquest. 26 May 2006. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Corrie's Julia Haworth sheds a stone six months after giving birth... and dons Kylie hotpants to celebrate". Daily Mail. 3 February 2009. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  5. ^ juliahaworth (18 February 2013). "Jon and I have been blessed with another little Princess! Amelie Grace was born on February 11th and is amazing! Big smiles all round! X" (Tweet). Retrieved 12 January 2016 – via Twitter. 
  6. ^ "Former Coronation Street star Julia Haworth aims to raise awareness of rare skin condition". The Bolton News. Newsquest. 24 September 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2016. The mum-of-two said 
  7. ^ Actor profile at ITV's Coronation Street homepage (26 June 2010). "Claire Peacock.". ITV.com. Archived from the original on 27 January 2010. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 
  8. ^ "Claire Peacock leaves Coronation Street after tricking police". The Metro. 14 Jan 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 

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