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Cavanagh at the 2010 Inside Soap Awards.
|Born||Kathryn Sarah Collins
12 December 1973
North Shields, Northumberland, England
Kathryn Sarah Collins (born 12 December 1973), better known as Katy Cavanagh, is an English actress. She is known for playing the role of Julie Carp in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street from 2008 to 2015. She also had regular roles in BBC drama The Cops (1998–2001), and the ITV drama Bob & Rose (2001).
Cavanagh has appeared regularly on British television since 1997. She had a regular role as Mel in the award-winning seriesThe Cops from 1998 to 2001. In 2004, she had a regular role as Sergeant Dawn "Spike" Milligan in the television series Dalziel and Pascoe. In 2006, she appeared in an episode of the Channel 4 drama Shameless as Shirley Lawson. In 2008, she joined the ITV soap opera Coronation Street as Julie Carp.
Cavanagh appeared in a stage adaptation of the serial, entitled Coronation Street: Street of Dreams in May 2012. Cavanagh filled the pivotal role of the "Angel of the North"; who guided Paul O'Grady through fifty years of storylines. Cavanagh said that the prospect of playing Julie on stage was "very exciting".
In 2013, she appeared in the short film Bradford Halifax London as Mam.
Since late 2013, she has voiced the advertisements for British supermarket chain Iceland.
In February 2015, it was announced that she would leave Coronation Street in order to pursue other interests. Her final episode aired on 3 July 2015.
Cavanagh is married to filmmaker and producer Chris Jupe. They have three children: Noah (born c. 2004), Jemima (born c. 2007), and Jacobi (born 2013).
|1997||Wycliffe||Mrs. Vassie||Episode: "Strangers Home"|
|1997||A Dance to the Music of Time||Billson||Episode: "The Thirties"|
|1998||Sex 'n' Death||Ruby||Television film|
|1998–2001||The Cops||Mel||24 episodes|
|2000||Holby City||Lucy Harper||2 episodes|
|2000||The Bill||Leanne Gibbs||Episode: "Nightwork"|
|2000||A Likeness in Stone||Cathy||Television film|
|2000||Peak Practice||Lynee Rhodes||Episode: "Hit and Run"|
|2000||Blue Kenny||Tania Barrett||Short film|
|2001||Where the Heart Is||Sally Merrick||Episode: "Choices"|
|2001||Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise||Sheila||Television film|
|2001||Ice Cool Reception||Nikki||Short film|
|2001||Bob & Rose||Anita Kendrick||6 episodes|
|2001||Judge John Deed||Monika Latymer||Episode: "Appropriate Response"|
|2002||Ted and Alice||Joy|
|2003||Burn It||Kelly||2 episodes|
|2004||A Line in the Sand||Leanne||Television film|
|2004||The Golden Hour||Una Campbell||1 episode|
|2005, 2006||Bodies||Harriet Hurley||3 episodes|
|2006||Shameless||Shirley Lawson||1 episode|
|2006||The Royal||Carol Buxton||Episode: "Seeking Refuge"|
|2006||The Family Man||Tina||Television film|
|2006||The Bill||Maria Clyne||Episode: "436"|
|2007||The Street||Tracy||1 episode|
|2007||Blue Murder||Geraldine Pettigrew||Episode: "Crisis Management"|
|2008||The Bill||Linda Johnson||2 episodes|
|2008||Wired||DS Stuart||2 episodes|
|2008–2015||Coronation Street||Julie Carp|
|2013||Bradford Halifax London||Mam||Short film|
|2014||Text Santa||Julie Carp||Coronation Street Special|
|2016||Birds of a Feather||Lorraine Howe||One episode|
- "Katy Cavanagh leads Coronation Street stars to victory over Emmerdale in netball tournament", Bolton News, fetched 1 December 2015. Theboltonnews.co.uk (24 September 2013). Retrieved on 2017-02-14.
- Daniels, Colin. (14 July 2013) 'Coronation Street's Katy Cavanagh welcomes third child. Digitalspy.co.uk. Retrieved on 2017-02-14.
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