How Corrie’s Georgia Taylor met Casualty star husband and love blossomed

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Coronation Street and Gogglebox star Georgia Taylor is best known for her on-screen persona Toyah Battersby.

The actress, 41, has played the role on the cobbled street since 1997 but has also starred in a number of other projects to make her a well-known face on the box.

She has also played parts in the likes of Where the Heart is, Casualty, Law and Order: UK and Life on Mars.

On the big screen, Georgia has worked alongside a youthful Dominic Cooper in the 2006 movie History Boys and Jason Statham in 2008 for The Bank Job.

And fans of Georgia's may recognise her famous husband too.

The actress tied the knot with fellow television actor Mark Letheren following a blossoming romance on the set of hospital drama Casualty, where she played Ruth Winters between 2007 and 2011.

Mark, 50, played Ben Harding between 2008 and 2015.

Georgia and Mark both appeared on hit hospital drama Casualty

Fans may also recognise him from his role as Simon Kitson on ITV's The Bill and his extended runs in Silent Witness and Wire in the Blood.

The Star reports that the acting couple have been married for almost 13 years.

Mark's Instagram account shows his love of photography and often takes pictures of his wife to share with his followers.

Georgia, who was originally born as Claire Jackson and changed her name for the stage, has had some huge storylines in Corrie over the past two decades.

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Her character burst onto the scene in the Battersby family and was raised by Janice and Les Battersby along with Les's daughter Leanne played by Jane Danson.

She left the Street in 2003 after discovering that her boyfriend had been having an affair with her best friend Maria Sutherland.

After a lengthy time away, she returned to the cobbles at Christmas in 2016. She revealed that she had left her husband for Peter Barlow in extraordinary scenes.

Georgia has played Toyah on Corrie since 1997

Georgia is appearing on the latest series of Celebrity Gogglebox.

The actress is sitting on the couch alongside her pal Sunetra Sarker as the duo and other famous faces tear apart the week's best bits on the telly.

Other famous faces entertaining viewers with their reactions include Nick Grimshaw, father-and-son duo Roman and Martin Kemp, and Denise Van Outen.

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