Faye Brookes was born on 3rd September 1987 in Manchester and has appeared in Coronation Street as Kate Connor since October 2015.

Born in Flixton, Manchester on 3rd September 1987 to an oil rig worker and a holistic therapist, she trained at the Guildford School of Acting and has also appeared in Oakfield, Our Zoo and Atlantis and stage roles in That Day We Sang, The Sound of Music, Legally Blonde and Grease.