Michelle Keegan parents: Meet Michael Keegan and Jackie Turner

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Michelle Keegan is an English actress, known for her roles as Tina McIntyre in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street and Sergeant Georgie Lane in the BBC drama series Our Girl.

Michelle Keegan bio

She is of distant Italian descent from her 7 times great-grandfather, who immigrated to Gibraltar from Genoa. Her maternal great-grandmother was a Gibraltarian who wed a British soldier stationed in Gibraltar.

Her father’s side of the family is Irish. She attended the Manchester School of Acting after St Patrick’s RC High School in Eccles, close to Manchester. She worked as a check-in agent at Manchester Airport and at Selfridges in the Trafford Centre.

Michelle Keegan age

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She is 35 years old. She was born on 3 June 1987.

Where does Michelle Keegan come from?

She comes from Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.

Michelle Keegan career

Keegan was offered the job of Tina McIntyre in Coronation Street in late 2007, after just two auditions, and she accepted it, beating out over 900 other applicants.

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After six years, she opted to leave the program in 2013, and on June 2, 2014, Tina made her final appearance before being killed off.

Tina, played by Keegan, was a prominent character in numerous high-profile stories throughout her stay on the show. She was named one of the top 10 Coronation Street characters of all time by The Guardian in 2010.

The actress travelled to South Africa in 2008 to work on the Coronation Street: Out of Africa direct-to-DVD movie, in which she played Tina.

Michelle Keegan husband

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After nine months of dating, the actress declared her engagement to Mark Wright in September 2013. They got married on May 24, 2015.

Michelle Keegan parents

Keegan was born in Stockport to Michael Keegan and Jackie Turner.


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