Catherine Tyldesley

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Full Name Catherine Tyldesley
Age 37 Years Old
Nick Name Cath
Gender Female
Famous As Actor
Birth Date September 27th, 1983
Birth Place Salford

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About Catherine Tyldesley

An English actress who is well-recognized for her roles as Eva Price on the ITV soap opera "Coronation Street" from 2011 to 2018 and Iris Moss in the BBC drama "Lilies" is named for Catherine Tyldesley. Moreover, she is better-known for her role as Karen Norris in BBC One sitcom "Scarborough" in 2019. She made her first TV show appearance in the Mother Love episode of the British drama series "Holby City" in the year 2006. In August 2016, she released her debut studio album, "Rise". 2469 copies of the album were sold worldwide. She hasn’t been cast in any theatrical film to date. Moreover, she even participated in the seventeenth series of Strictly Come Dancing with her partner, Johannes Radebe in 2019 but they were eliminated in Week 6 of the show. She has more than 627K followers on her Instagram account, more than 426K followers on her Twitter account, and more than 55K followers on her Facebook account. 

A new ITV drama starring Catherine Tyldesley has begun filming in Manchester. She is appearing in Viewpoint, a five-part drama focusing on a tense police surveillance operation. This will be the first ITV drama to begin filming since all UK production went into lockdown in March due to coronavirus. The series will focus its attention on a tight-knit Manchester community, exploring whether it is ever possible to observe the lives of others with true objectivity and zero effect. She said: "Utterly thrilled. Such an outstanding cast and crew". Other cast members include Bronagh Waugh (The Fall), Sarah Niles (Trust Me), Shannon Murray (Get Even), Phil Davis (Whitechapel) Ian Puleston-Davies (Tin Star), Dominic Allburn (Jack Irish), Marcus Garvey (Broadchurch), Carlyss Peer (The Feed) and Erin Shanagher (The Bay). 

Catherine Tyldesley is famous for being cast in the recurring role of Eva Price in the soap opera, "Coronation Street". She is best-known for playing the role of Iris Moss in the period drama TV series, "Lilies".

Catherine Tyldesley, a professional actress

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On 17th September 1983, Catherine Tyldesley was born in Salford, England. Her nationality is British and her ethnicity is British-White. As of 2019, she celebrated her 36th birthday. She was born to her parents; Graham Tyldesley (father) and Janet Tyldesley (mother). As per her education, she went to St George's Roman Catholic High School. She then got enrolled at Pendleton College in Salford, Greater Manchester. To hone her acting and performance skills, she took classes at the Birmingham School of Acting (earlier known as Birmingham School of Speech & Drama). In 2005, she graduated from the school. She has not spoken about her religious views publicly. Virgo is her zodiac sign. Her second cousin is former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan.

Catherine Tyldesley is a very beautiful and charming actress with a tall height of 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm. Her balanced weight consists of 59 Kg or 130 lbs. Her body build is slim. Her hair color is dark brown and her eye color is blue. She often tends to dye her hair 'blonde'. Before she was cast in the TV show, Coronation Street, she used to be overweight. She eventually managed to lose 5 stone (70 lbs) before launching her career. She is a huge fan of the weight training routine, which has improved her back and stomach aesthetically. She maintains her body a lot.

Catherine Tyldesley's Acting Career

  • Initially, Catherine Tyldesley played a midwife in an episode broadcast on 13 January 2006 of "Coronation Street". She was cast in the regular role of 'Eva'.
  • For the role, she said she felt "nervous" when she first arrived on set. She added that Coronation Street is "absolutely legendary" and is thrilled to be a part of the cast.
  • She signed a new six-month contract. Later, an executive said that Eva will be involved in some "cracking" storylines towards the end of the year.
  • She also revealed more about her character, saying "Eva is a little bit of a princess! She's been spoiled rotten, so she's somewhat high maintenance and a little bit of a drama queen. She's definitely used to getting her own way."
  • She again revealed that Eva is not a lesbian character, despite a newspaper report, and that she definitely loves the boys. When asked about Eva's type, Tyldesley said that they would have to be "on her wavelength" as Eva gets bored and frustrated with people who are not on her level.
  • She has also played the lead role of Iris Moss in the Liverpool-set BBC drama "Lilies" in 2007. 
  • She then appeared in the comedy television pilot "Guantanamo Phil", part of the Channel 4 Comedy Showcase 2009.
  • After that, she played the role of Abi Peterson in "Emmerdale" for two months in the year of 2010. 
  • She also sings in the range of a mezzo-soprano. Moreover, in the year 2016, she released her debut studio album, "Rise".
  • Additionally, she has also modeled for the House of Fraser.
  • It was announced in December 2017 that she had decided to leave the series "Coronation Street"; and her final scenes aired on 3rd August 2018.
  • Her television credits include Coronation Street, Holby City, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Sorted, Florence Nightingale Red Riding, Shameless, and Trollied. 
  • She also appeared as Karen Norris in BBC One sitcom "Scarborough" in 2019. 
  • She also participated in the seventeenth series of Strictly Come Dancing with her partner, Johannes Radebe in 2019 but they were eliminated in Week 6 of the show. 

Catherine Tyldesley with her dance partner, Johannes Radebe in Strictly Come Dancing

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Catherine Tyldesley's Husband, Tom Pitfield

Catherine Tyldesley is a married woman. Firstly, she admitted in June 2012 that men do not approach her outside of Coronation Street and blamed her character, Eva, for putting men off. Speaking to the Daily Mirror, she said: "I'm so disillusioned with men at the moment. Possibly men are intimidated by my screen character, I don't know. I've been single for a while. I've been on a couple of dates, but it's been quite a long time". She then married her long-time boyfriend, Tom Pitfield. She began dating Tom Pitfield since the start of 2014. They got engaged in August after he proposed to her during their romantic vacation in Venice. On 24th August 2014, she announced she and Pitfield were expecting their first child. She gave birth to son Alfie on 18th March 2015. On 21st May 2016, she married Pitfield. She currently divides her time between Walkden and London. AS of now, the duo is enjoying their life a lot without any disturbances. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Catherine Tyldesley with her husband, Tom Pitfield and their son

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Previously, it was reported that she dated her personal trainer Sam Witter in the early months of 2012. They eventually made their relationship public by sharing loved up posts from their respective social media accounts. But their relationship didn’t last much longer and they broke up in 2013. 

Catherine Tyldesley's Net Worth 2020 

Catherine Tyldesley is a famous actress who has accumulated a huge amount of money appearing on several TV shows. Her major source of wealth/income comes from her acting career. As of 2020, the net worth of Catherine is estimated to have between US$1 Million-US$5 Million. Whereas her salary is also under review. But there is no doubt in the mind of her followers that she is earning a considerable amount of salary from her earnings. Till now, she hasn't done endorsement work for any brand.