Paula Lane was born April 17th, 1986 in West Yorkshire and loved acting from a young age. She even earned a 1st class honors degree in acting from the impressive Central School of Speech and Drama.
Coronation Street's Paula Lane
She had a few television roles on popular shows like Heartbeat, Going Postal, and The Royal before she landed her spot on the incredibly successful Coronation Street.
Coronation Street or "Corrie" has been a staple soap opera of British television since the 1960s. Fans will easily recognize Paula Lane as "Becky McDonald's" feisty sister "Kylie". "Kylie" had a wild and dramatic storyline that brought viewers back every episode when she first joined in 2010.
Paula Lane as Coronation Street's "Kylie"
Eventually, her character even married resident bad boy "David Blatt" and the two had a roller coaster romance filled with infidelity, drug addiction, and familial drama. Spoiler alert! "Kylie" is ultimately killed in a terrible attack on the street, and dying in her devastated husband's arms. "David" goes on to seek revenge for his wife's murder.
In reality, Paula Lane wanted to focus on being a mother and having her 2nd child. She truly seems to be reveling in her role as a mother, in an interview saying "We’re living in a bubble at the moment, getting used to having two children under the age of two. We really are taking things one day at a time."
The actress is now reportedly making a comeback to television after five years with a role in Call the Midwife. Stay tuned for more!