Paula Shaw Nee Lane (born 17 April 1986) is an English actress. She is best known for playing the role of Kylie Platt in the ITV soap opera since 2010. Coronation Street
Early life [ edit ]
Lane is originally from
Hebden Bridge near Halifax. At the age of 19 she was accepted to train at the prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama in London, graduating in 2008 with a 1st class honours degree in acting. On finishing drama school, Lane was cast immediately in the ITV 1960s-based drama, where she made her television debut. Heartbeat
Lane made her professional acting debut in
in 2009. Since then she has appeared in Heartbeat by Going Postal Terry Pratchett for Sky, and The Royal . Lane was also featured in the short film Doctors War Wounds alongside Stephen Manga. Lane joined in 2010, portraying Coronation Street Kylie Platt, half-sister of established character Becky McDonald ( Katherine Kelly). She departed her role as Kylie Platt in 2014, when she left for maternity leave. Lane returned in June 2015.
Personal life [ edit ]
Lane married her long term partner Tom Shaw in May 2014 at
Leeds Cathedral On 5 June of that year, she announced that she was pregnant with her first child. 6 months later, on 31 December, Lane gave birth to a baby boy, Arthur. [1 ] [2 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
The Royal TV
2 Episodes, Episodes Titled: "Dead Air" and "To Love and to Lose"
1 Episode, Episodes Titled: "School of Hard Knocks"
1 Episode, Episodes Titled: "Tracing the Lines"
War Wounds Short Film
Short Film Role
Going Postal TV
Coronation Street TV
Kylie Platt Series Regular
Loose Women TV
Guest, 1 Episode
All Star Mr & Mrs TV
All Star Family Fortunes TV
The Chase TV
Celebrity Special, 1 Episode
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