Siobhan Finneran (born 2nd January 1966 in Lancashire) is an English actress, most famous for her roles as Janice Garvey in ITV comedy Benidorm and Miss O'Brien in the hit drama serial Downton Abbey.

In Coronation Street, she played Josie Phillips in 1989 and 1990. In 2009, she appeared as Verity in the DVD spin-off, Romanian Holiday.

Finneran got her big break playing the leading role of Rita in the hit 1986 film Rita, Sue and Bob Too!, alongside Michelle Holmes as Sue.

Since then she has accumulated numerous TV credits, including Motormouth, Peak Practice, Where the Heart Is, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Emmerdale, Bob and Rose, Clocking Off, Casualty, Dalziel and Pascoe, The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard, Apparitions, Unforgiven, The Street and Blue Murder.

She is married to the actor Mark Jordon, who has also appeared in Coronation Street on several occasions.

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