30 December 1988 |
|Partner(s)||Danny Miller (2010-2015)|
Kirsty-Leigh Porter (born 30 December 1988 in Manchester) is an English actress. She is most famous for her roles in British soap operas, including portraying Zoe Willson in Coronation Street, Roz Fielding in Emmerdale and Leela Lomax on Hollyoaks and she was in High School Musical as an extra.
Porter attended Oldham Theatre Workshop and trained extensively in dance including ballet, jazz, contemporary and modern dance. She has played a number of small roles on British television, including Doctors, The Royal Today, Shameless and Ashes to Ashes.
It was announced in July 2009, that she had been cast in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street as the girlfriend of long established character David Platt (Jack P. Shepherd). After her role in Coronation Street, Porter was cast in another ITV soap, Emmerdale, as the best friend of Holly Barton (Sophie Powles). Her role in Emmerdale as Roz, included pushing Holly into taking illegal drugs, and stealing to fuel her addiction. At the end of the storyline, it was announced that Porter would be leaving the soap. On 26 June 2013, it was announced that Porter would be joining the cast of Hollyoaks and over a month later it was announced she would play Leela Lomax, one of established character, Ste Hay (Kieron Richardson)'s two half-sisters.
|2006||High School Musical||Extra||Feature film|
|2007||Brain Warehouse||Brain Bouncer||TV film|
|The Bad Mother's Handbook||Anya||TV film|
|2006, 2009||The Street||Tarty Schoolgirl 1/Ellie||3 episodes|
|2007-09||My Spy Family||Marcy Desmond||7 episodes|
|2007||Doctors||Kelly Madden||1 episodes|
|2008||The Royal Today||Debbie Fitzgerald||1 episode|
|2009||Ashes to Ashes||Rachel Lessing||1 episode|
|Monday Monday||Kelly||1 episode|
|Coronation Street||Zoe Willson||7 episodes|
|2010-12||Emmerdale||Roz Fielding||29 episodes|
|2013-||Hollyoaks||Leela Lomax||Regular role|
|2014||Common||Liaison Officer||1 episode|
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