Katie McGlynn stars in the new series from The Syndicate on BBC One.
The actress gained national fame thanks to her heartbreaking role as Sinead Tinker on Coronation Street.
But why did she leave the soap? And what else was she in?
Here we take a look at the star’s career and personal life …
Katie was born on July 16, 1993. She has been 27 years old since March 2021.
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She was born in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.
Why did Katie McGlynn leave Coronation Street?
Katie McGlynn told Coronation Street that she wanted to leave in 2017 because she didn’t feel like her character Sinead Tinker had ever had a decent or central plot.
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The soap wrote her a tragic exit story that ultimately killed her character.
Sinead died of cervical cancer in October 2019, leaving behind her husband Daniel and son Bertie.
When speaking to OK! magazineKatie said, “I said we should end on the saddest ending because life is not a fairy tale.”
Meanwhile, she said on Loose Women, “I love this story because it covers so many topics. That’s why I just wanted to highlight the fact that people die of cancer, and that’s why I wanted to do it. “
The actress won the National Television Award for Best Series Performance.
Who did she play on Waterloo Road?
Katie played Jodie ‘Scout’ Allen on Waterloo from 2011 to 2013. She appeared in 43 episodes of the now-defunct BBC school drama.
Who is Katie McGlynn’s boyfriend?
Katie McGlynn is believed to be currently single.
She split from her three-year-old boyfriend Benji Roberts in 2019.
But she was briefly linked to Strictly Star Giovanni Pernice. However, this has never been confirmed.
What happened between Katie McGlynn and Maura Higgins?
While attending the TV Choice Awards, Katie appeared to get into a heated argument with Love Island star Maura Higgins.
In animated conversations, photos of the couple emerged, both of whom looked less than satisfied.
But it was never fully explained what it was about.
During an interview with FabulousKatie insisted it was all a fuss about nothing.
She said, “Maura and I are not best friends, but I’ve met her a couple of times and we get along. She is a pretty girl. “
What’s next for the actress?
After Katie left Corrie it was widely reported that she wanted to try to crack America.
However, this has likely been postponed due to the 2020 pandemic.
But all is not lost as she stars in the fourth series of The Syndicate.
Here she plays the character Georgina, a mother who is fighting for custody of her child.
She introduced her character on Instagram: “Meet Georgina.
“You’ll see her pop up here and there on @BBCTheSyndicate, which starts on Tuesday, March 30th at 9:00 p.m. @BBC.
“It was a great pleasure to work with Kay Mellor and the team! I’m already a fan of the show so can’t wait to see it. “
In fact, the first episode starts on Tuesday March 30th at 9 p.m. on BBC One.
It will be available for streaming on BBC iPlayer shortly after it airs.
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