August 17, 2023, 4:19 PM | Updated: August 17, 2023, 4:22 PM
Inside Claire Sweeney’s personal life, from relationships to kids as she joins the cast of Coronation Street.
Claire Sweeney has joined the cast of coronation streetplaying Cassandra ‘Cassie’ Plummer, daughter of Evelyn Plummer and biological mother of Tyrone Dobbs.
The actress, TV presenter and West End star was previously best known for her role in Brooksidebut continued to appear in a variety of roles.
Claire revealed in April 2023 that she had been cast in the hit ITV soap opera, and her mysterious character already seems to be having an impact.
As she returns to our screens, here’s everything you need to know about Claire Sweeney, from her age to her partner and other roles.
How old is Claire Sweeney?
Claire Sweeney was born in Walton, Liverpool on April 17, 1971.
She is 52 years old.
What else has Claire Sweeney been in?
Claire Sweeney is best known for playing Lindsey Corkhill in Brookside between 1991 and 2003.
The actress went on to star in the West End, playing Roxie Hart in ChicagoMiss Adelaide in guys and dolls and Velma Von-Tussle on the UK tour of hair spray.
Between 2003 and 2005, Claire was loose women panelist and in 2004 appeared on the first series of Come dance strictly.
People will also recognize Claire from hosting Makeover in 60 minutes between 2004 and 2006.
Throughout her career, she has also appeared in episodes of City of Holby, benidorm, Doctors And Merseybeat.
Is Claire Sweeney married?
Claire Sweeney is unmarried and currently single.
She was previously engaged to Daniel Reilly, however, they separated in 2015.
Claire recently opened up about dating again, telling ALL RIGHT! review“I’m open to dating but right now I’m so busy with Jaxon [her son] and Corrie and everything.
“If I met someone amazing, that would be lovely, but that’s out of my hands.”
Does Claire Sweeney have children?
Claire has a son, Jaxon, eight, whom she shares with ex-fiancé Daniel Reilly.