Joanne Whalley Overview

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Born: August 25, 1964

Chosen by People magazine as one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" in 1991, Whalley was born in Manchester, England. Encouraged by her parents to get into acting after they saw her perform in a school play, she landed her first professional role at the age of 10, playing a recurring role on the long-running British serial Coronation Street. The role only lasted one year, but she was soon asked back to do a guest appearance. By 1977, she'd landed another recurring role, this time on... See All


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