Kay Mellor

Birth Day May 11th, 1951
Birth Place Leeds
Age 73 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Taurus

About Kay Mellor

An English actress, director, and scriptwriter, Kay Mellor is famous for writing a host of highly acclaimed and popular television drama serials such as "Band of Gold" (1995), "Playing the Field" (1998) for BBC One, "Fat Friends" (2000), "Between the Sheets" (2003), and "Strictly Confidential" (2006) for ITV. Being an actress, she has appeared in "Stan the Man" (2002), "A Good Thief" (2002), "Gifted" (2003), "Three Girls in Blue", "Queen". 

Kay Mellor, a British actress and screenwriter

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Kay began her writing career in the 1980s for Granada Television by writing for the soap opera "Coronation Street". What's more, she has also written for "Brookside", "Dramarama", "Children's Ward" and more. She was awarded the BAFTA Dennis Potter Award in 1997 for Outstanding Writing for Television drama "The Syndicate".  In the year 1999, Kay both wrote and directed the feature film "Fanny and Elvis" starring Ray Winstone which won the Audience Prize at the Dinard British Film Festival and one-off drama Some Kind of Life which was BAFTA nominated and won the Prix Niki Award. 

Early Life and Parents

Actress, Kay Mellor was born on 11th May 1951 which makes her the present age of 69 as of 2020. Being born in England, her place of birth is in Leeds, Yorkshire. She was born with the birth name of Kay Daniel given by her parents holding the nationality of British. She came from a White ethnic background. Grew up with her mother and siblings, she follows the Judaism religion. Born on 11th May, Kay's zodiac sign lies under Taurus which defined loyalty and patient personality. 

About her family, Kay was born to a Catholic father, George, and a Jewish mother, Dinah. She also has two siblings with whom she grew up. Her younger brother's name is Philip and her older brother's name is Robert who passed away in the early 2010s. Her mother, Dinah divorced Kay's father, George because of domestic violence when Kay was only two years old. She was raised by a single mom. 

Kay Mellor was raised by her mother Dinah

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Kay Mellor got her school education began bypassing her O-levels and A-levels. Furthermore, she attended Bretton Hall College (now part of the University of Leeds) and later graduated with a BA Hons degree in 1983. 

Kay Mellor Married Life and Kids

Kay Mellor's marital status is married as she married her husband, Anthony Mellor in the year 1967. At the age of 16, Kay became pregnant. The married couple is blessed with two beautiful daughters whose name goes by Yvonne Francas (born 1967), and Gaynor Faye (born 1971). By profession, Yvonne is a TV producer and Gaynor is an actress. The couple is enjoying their present life happily with their kids. As per Kay Mellor's sexuality, she is straight.

Kay Mellor Net Worth

Kay Mellor is a multi-talented actress, director, and scriptwriter. The net worth of Kay Mellor is estimated to have $6 Million as per sources. Her major source of wealth comes from being a successful screenwriter. She is living a cool lifestyle from her career earnings. Details about her salary and career earnings are still to get disclosed yet. 

Body Measurements - Height & Weight

With an average body build, Kay Mellor stands tall at the height of 1.63 m or 5 ft 4 in. Her hair color is blonde and her eye color is light brown. She has a balanced weight matching with his body weight. 

Kay Mellor's born name was Kay Daniel

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Kay Mellor Books List

  • 1986 - "Albion Market"
  • 1987–1988 - "Dramarama"
  • 1990–1993 - "Families"
  • 1992–1994 - "Just Us"
  • 1995–1997 - "Band of Gold"
  • 1998–2002 - "Playing the Field"
  • 1999 - "Fanny & Elvis"
  • 2000–2005 - "Fat Friends"
  • 2003 - "Between the Sheets"
  • 2006 - "Strictly Confidential"
  • 2006–2007 - "The Chase"
  • 2010 - "A Passionate Woman"
  • 2012–present - "The Syndicate"
  • 2013 - "Lucky 7"
  • 2014–2016 - "In the Club"
  • 2017 - "Love, Lies, and Records"
  • 2017/18 - "Fat Friends The Musical"
  • 2018 - "Girlfriends"

Kay Mellor writing work 'Girlfriends'

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Awards and Achievements

  • Appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2009 Birthday Honours
  • Awarded the Writers Guild Award for Outstanding Contribution to Writing in 2014
  • Awarded Broadcast's Special Recognition Award in 2020
  • BAFTA Dennis Potter Award in 1997

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