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Lynsay King (born January 1987 in Manchester) was cast on Coronation Street - alongside her twin sister Leah) - as the newborn Sarah Louise Tilsley in February 1987. The twins shared the role until the end of April of that year, however Leah tragically died from cot death during the following month. The children's parents decided that Lynsay could continue as Sarah Louise, and did so until October 1999, before the role was recast and Tina O'Brien took over from November that year.
In 2004 she appeared in the documentary The Kids from Coronation Street, and later admitted that she had left the programme because of the bullying she received at school. Although relieved at the time, felt a sense of regret as the character's popularity rose. After leaving school she enrolled in a drama course at Manchester College of Arts and Technology, but did not complete it due to financial pressure.
She made a return to acting and appeared in a 2009 stage production of Lady Chatterley:Cyber Charades, although it appears to be her only credited role since this time.