Carolyn Pickles (born 8th February 1952 in Wakefield) appeared on Coronation Street in September 1975 as Michelle Turnbull. The girlfriend of Eddie Yeats's jailbird friend, he "looked after" her for a few hours and the pair gatecrashed Ray and Deirdre Langton's flatwarming party. She returned to the programme in May 1998 as Moira Wood, mother of Greg Kelly.
Her other TV credits include roles in Bread or Blood, Bless Me Father, We'll Meet Again, Juliet Bravo, Chancer, We'll Meet Again, Chancer, Boon, May to December, Casualty, All Quiet on the Preston Front, Holby City, Peak Practice, Where the Heart Is, Emmerdale, Foyle's War, Midsomer Murders, Land Girls, Doctors and Broadchurch.
On the bigger screen she has appeared in Tess, Champions, Waiting for Alan, Ali G Indahouse, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Bonobo.