Fiona Allen was born 3rd January, 1965 in Bury. Although she has many acting credits to her name, she is possibly best known as a comedienne having appeared in Smack the Pony, Goodness, Gracious Me and The All Star Comedy Show. She was also a guest panellist on They Think It's All Over.
On the dramatic side she has appeared in Dalziel and Pascoe, Agatha Christie's Poirot, The Bill and Skins. On Coronation Street she appeared as villainous ex-prostitute Julia Stone between March and May 1999, teaming up with Greg Kelly to blackmail Mike Baldwin.
She is married to the son of television talk host (and ex-Granada journalist) Michael Parkinson and has a daughter named Honey Carrill.