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8 former Coronation Street stars from Greater Manchester – where are they from and where are they now

These 8 Greater Manchester actors have had successful careers after leaving the soap.

Coronation Street, the UK’s longest running soap opera, has been a breeding ground for some of the best local talent over the decades.

Some of the nation’s favourite TV and film stars started their careers on the fictional Manchester street and went on to become household names.

Here are some of the Greater Manchester-born actors that swapped the cobbles of Weatherfield for red carpets.

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