Lucy Fallon

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Lucy Fallon
Born Lucy Elizabeth Fallon
(1995-11-13) 13 November 1995 (age 26)
Cleveleys, Blackpool, England[1][2]
Occupation Actress
Years active 2015–present

Lucy Elizabeth Fallon (born 13 November 1995)[3] is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Bethany Platt, the teenage daughter of Sarah-Louise Platt in the ITV soap Coronation Street.

Personal life

Fallon is the daughter of Andrew (b. 1955) and Angela Fallon (née Ellis, b. 1960). She attended Blackpool Sixth Form College, where she achieved distinction star and two distinctions in her BTEC Extended Diploma Performing Arts.[2]

Career

On 29 January 2015, it was announced that Fallon had been cast as fourteen year old Bethany Platt in Coronation Street. Bethany had previously been played by child actors Mia Cookson and Amy & Emily Walton between 2000 and 2007.[4] Fallon was nineteen when she was cast as Bethany. Speaking of her casting, Fallon commented: "Walking onto the set was surreal and nerve wrecking, but everyone has been really welcoming and I am thrilled to have been given this great opportunity."[5] Fallon was nominated for Best Newcomer at the 2015 Inside Soap Awards for her role as Bethany.[6]

Filmography

Year Title Type Role Notes
2015–present Coronation Street TV Bethany Platt Regular role
2015 This Morning TV Herself Episode: 26 March 2015
Episode: 18 September 2015

References

  1. "Blackpool's Lucy to hit the Corrie cobbles". Blackpool Gazette. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Big Corrie role for Lucy". Blackpool Sixth. 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Lucy Fallon on Twitter: IM 20! 👯"
  4. Flanagan, Emma (24 October 2014). "Tina O'Brien announces her return to Corrie - and she is bringing a whole lot of baggage with her". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 18 October 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Coronation Street: Lucy Fallon cast as new Bethany Platt". Digital Spy. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Revealed – the shortlist for the Inside Soap Awards 2015!". Inside Soap. 29 September 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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