Brooke Vincent

Brooke Vincent

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Brooke Vincent
Born Brooke Levi Vincent
(1992-06-04) 4 June 1992 (age 25)
Audenshaw, Greater Manchester, England
Nationality British
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–present
Employer ITV (2004–)
Television Coronation Street (2004–)
Dancing on Ice (2018)
Relatives Ellie Leach (cousin)

Brooke Levi Vincent (born 4 June 1992) is an English actress, musician, singer and model. She is known for her portrayal of Sophie Webster in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street since 2004, she took over the role from Emma Woodward.

Career[edit]

Vincent’s first television appearance was as a guest character, Casey Emma Glass, in the TV series, The League of Gentlemen. Shortly after landing the role of Sophie in Coronation Street, she appeared on Children in Need. In an interview on This Morning on 30 October 2017 Vincent was confirmed as the first contestant on the new series of Dancing on Ice.

Coronation Street[edit]

Vincent joined long-running British soap-opera Coronation Street in April 2004 as the third actress to play Sophie Webster, replacing Emma Woodward who decided to leave the soap at the end of 2003. Vincent’s first appearance was shown on 12 May. Vincent is two years older than the character she plays. In an interview on 7 September 2010 with Vincent and Sacha Parkinson, both these young actresses discussed their roles in the lesbian storyline, whereby, their relationship transformed from best friends to girlfriends, with the realisation of their sexuality. This storyline on Coronation Street started on 11 April 2010.[1] On 5 November 2010 at the “Stonewall Awards” ceremony, Coronation Street won the new “Broadcast of the Year” award,[2] in recognition of its gay storylines. Vincent was nominated for the award for Best Dramatic Performance from a Young Actor or Actress for her portrayal of Sophie at The British Soap Awards 2008.[3] At the 2008 Inside Soap Awards, Vincent was nominated in the category “Best Young Actor”.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Vincent attended Fairfield High School for Girls in Droylsden. Vincent is the cousin of Ellie Leach, fellow Coronation Street actress who plays fellow resident Faye Windass; Vincent was said to be “overjoyed” by Leach’s casting in the soap.[5] From 2011 to 2015 Vincent was in a relationship with footballer Josh McEachran[6]. From 2016 onwards she has been in a relationship with Kean Bryan.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 The League of Gentlemen Casey Glass 1 episode: The Medusa Touch
2004–present Coronation Street Sophie Webster Series Regular, Main Cast, 809+ episodes
2006 Soapstar Superstar Herself 2006–07; 1×6, 2×8, 2×9
2014 Tricked Herself 1 episode; 2×1
2016 I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here: Extra Camp Herself 2 episodes, 14&15 November
2016 Tipping Point: Lucky Stars Herself 1 episode, 19 November
2016 Blankety Blank Herself Christmas special, 24 December
2018 Dancing on Ice Herself Contestant (Runner Up)

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Coronation Street: Out of Africa Sophie Webster Direct-to-DVD spin-off movie
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